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searchinggirlsearchinggirl Registered User Posts: 88 Junior Member
edited May 2010 in Dartmouth College
junior, female from NJ
- have tutored a family of french girls for 3 years (since my frosh year) for 3-4 days after school.. we've grown so close and I think i will write my essay on my experience with them
- 3 year member of newspaper, editor as senior
- key club
- youth ministry at my church (lead discussions, give speeches, run retreats for confirmation candidates)
- lacrosse
- french honor society
- national honor society
- Big sister to little boy in the town over (once a week meetings)
- AP/honors except in math
-brother went to Dartmouth graduated magna cum-laude..don't know if that makes a difference.

-31 composite ACT (only took once w/o prep so hopefully will go up)
- Top 5% of class
- 730 Biology E as a freshman, 660 on lit (probably retaking)
- Taking AP tests in Lang & Comp and Bio next week so no scores
APs include (this year and next): AP US 1, AP US 2, AP LIT, AP LANG & COMP, AP BIO, AP STATS, AP WORLD, AP FRENCH 5

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Replies to: Chance?

  • OpensecretOpensecret Registered User Posts: 233 Junior Member
    Have you taken the SAT? You want to send SAT or ACT, whichever is stronger, and your ACT score is OK but higher would be better. Your grades and editor of paper are both good. If you can develop a really persuasive or poignant essay (avec, peut-
  • searchinggirlsearchinggirl Registered User Posts: 88 Junior Member
    SATs were actually horrible. Definitely NOT sending those. ACT will hopefully go up in June. I'm hoping for a 32-33
  • ConsolationConsolation Registered User Posts: 22,857 Senior Member
    Are you taking calculus, chemistry, and physics at the honors level or at all? Your ECs, grades, and rank are good but your program of study looks weak in the science/math area, and your scores are not great. I'd say it looks a bit iffy.
  • mksuperfanmksuperfan Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    Not quite sure
  • mksuperfanmksuperfan Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    Not quite sure
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