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tmc09tmc09 Registered User Posts: 90 Junior Member
edited May 2008 in Columbia University
I am a junior from a competitive high school in Southern California..

2040 on SATs (720 W, 600 M, 720 CR)
29 ACTs
-630 on Bio SAT II (taking US History and Lit this year)

Classes--By the time I graduate:
4 APs
6 Honors

Overall GPA: 4.4
Honor Roll 5 Semesters so far

ECs
4 Years Varsity Soccer (Senior Captain, Most Improved Player, 2 yrs All-League Academic Team)
4 Years Club Soccer (Captain)
4 Years California Scholarship Federation
4 Years Red Cross Club
2 Years High School Volleyball (Defensive Player of the Year)
--list is kind of short.. any suggestions?

Thank you SOOO much!!
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  • brsbrs Registered User Posts: 95 Junior Member
    SATs I and II need to be higher.
    EC's are very good.
    I'm not sure about the GPA, at my school if you have a 4.4, you were beyond validictorian status cause we only had .5 weighting for AP and .25 for honors. Could you give a more detailed description about the GPA and classes?
    Do you have any awards(academics)?

    Overall: Low chance, unless you are a minority, in which you have a much higher chance. Make sure you write a good admissions essay.
  • tmc09tmc09 Registered User Posts: 90 Junior Member
    haha.. i'm white.. so no for the minority.. lol

    we get a 5.0 weight for AP and 4.5 weight for honors..

    overall i have like a 3.99 unweighted GPA overall (got a B freshman year.. tear tear.. :) )

    yeah.. i thought it was a slim chance!! haha.. thanks anyway!!

    --oh.. for the academic awards.. basically just
    Honor roll for 5 semesters
    2 years on the all-league academic team for HS soccer
    Scholastic Achievement Award (Teachers pick students who they feel have progressed the most throughout the year)
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