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Davidson Regular Decisions - Class of 2021

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  • mantuamantua Registered User Posts: 20 New Member
    Also, note to everyone: please post your statistics similar to this order if you can:

    PLEASE REPLACE THE [* BELOW WITH JUST [ BEFORE POSTING
    Decision: Accepted

    In State or Out of State: Out of State

    Objective:
    SAT I: N/A
    ACT: 35
    SAT II: 800 Bio (E), 730 Chemistry
    Unweighted GPA 3.6 (out of 4.0):
    Weighted GPA: 4.2
    Rank: Top 10%
    AP: None

    Senior Year Course Load:
    Advanced Studies (AS)
    AS Calculus AB
    AS Statistics
    AS Biology
    AS Chemistry
    Computer Science II
    Asian Religions and Philosophies

    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    National Merit Scholar - Commended
    Maxima Cum Laude - American Classical league
    National Hispanic Scholar

    Subjective:
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
    Job/Work Experience: Paid Intern at major Architecture Firm
    Volunteer/Community service:
    Head of the Vestry
    Homeless Shelter Volunteer
    Math Tutor of Elementary School Students
    Summer Activities: Travel and Internship
    Essays: Excellent
    Teacher Recommendation:
    Counselor Rec: Excellent
    Additional Rec: Excellent
    State: DE
    School Type: Boarding
    Ethnicity: White Hispanic
    Gender: M
    Hooks: none

    Strengths: A great test taker, excellent writer.
    Weaknesses: Time Managment
    Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: An overall excellent application.
    General Comments: Thank you Davidson! I do not take this acceptance for granted.
  • cristinaGcristinaG Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    @sunshinemiracle How do you know what awards you have? When do you think they will send the financial aid awards?
  • QMusicQMusic Registered User Posts: 425 Member
    @edgeook8 No worries, I wish you the best of luck in your other decisions. Those are great schools and I hope you get accepted. I also applied to Emory and Duke
  • appcolleges7appcolleges7 Registered User Posts: 58 Junior Member
    Accepted! :)
  • kidfromoklahoma5kidfromoklahoma5 Registered User Posts: 49 Junior Member
    -Deferred
    -OOS from OK
    -3.7 GPA
    -23 ACT
    -Good ec's
    -Extremely challenging course load junior and senior year and a major upward trend
    -Really good essays
    I hope I can get admitted from the waitlist. My stats prove that Davidson doesn't heavily weigh test scores. Just make sure your application is fully developed.
  • buffboybuffboy Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    S was accepted from Ma, 1440 sat1, 780, 780,750,sat2,all 5 on AP exams,top 2% of class of 406. 4.62 weighted GPA, Jr science book award, top science student in HS, rejected from many other top schools, so keep the faith. Waiting on 5 more, Davidson is towards the top for him. Love the school.
  • thinmintsthinmints Registered User Posts: 202 Junior Member
    D17 was accepted. According to the acceptance, any possible merit notification will be "mailed" beginning late March and ending April 10. Does anyone know if this is an email versus snail mail?
  • buffboybuffboy Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    I called for my son, they said they will try to get packages out within the next week. They send both email and hard copy
  • Scotty2428Scotty2428 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    PLEASE REPLACE THE [* BELOW WITH JUST [ BEFORE POSTING
    Decision: Accepted

    In State or Out of State: In State
    Objective:
    SAT I: N/A
    ACT: 31
    SAT II: N/A
    Unweighted GPA 4.0 (out of 4.0):
    Weighted GPA: 5.04 (we're on a weird scale)
    Rank: Top 10%
    AP: APUSH, APES, English Literature, English Language, Calculus (AB and BC), Biology, Physics

    Senior Year Course Load:
    AP Calculus AB
    AP Physics
    Biology II Honors
    AP Calculus BC
    AP Biology
    AP English Literature

    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    Nothing Major

    Subjective:
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
    Job/Work Experience: None
    Volunteer Program Founder
    Mission Trips
    Homeless Shelter Volunteer
    Tutor
    Founder of a club. President of 4 clubs (3 major clubs)
    Track Captain
    Essays: Excellent
    Teacher Recommendation:Excellent
    Counselor Rec: Excellent
    Additional Rec: Excellent
    State: NC
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: M
    Hooks: 3rd Generation Davidson Student
    Strengths: Extracurriculars and reccomendations
    Weaknesses: Test score
    Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: I don't know
  • momoftwins2017momoftwins2017 Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    Tell your child to keep checking e-mail. Daughter was sent financial aid information this afternoon. Very generous.
  • lauren887lauren887 Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
    Wait listed. Ouch. Cant find info on wait list acceptance last year? looks like one from a thread. Any other info?
  • lauren887lauren887 Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
    Congrats to everyone who got in. Its a great school!
  • cristinaGcristinaG Registered User Posts: 33 Junior Member
    Is there a group chat for admitted students?
  • CarriesBakersCarriesBakers Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    edited March 25
    Also, note to everyone: please post your statistics similar to this order if you can:

    PLEASE REPLACE THE [* BELOW WITH JUST [ BEFORE POSTING

    Decision: Waitlisted

    In State or Out of State: In State

    Objective:
    SAT I: N/A
    ACT: 30
    Unweighted GPA 3.8 (out of 4.0):
    Weighted GPA: 4.5
    Rank: Top 12%
    AP: AP Psych, AP Stats, AP Lit, AP Lang, AP US History

    Senior Year Course Load:
    Peer Helping
    AP Statistics
    Orchestra (Proficient)
    AP Literature and Composition
    AP Psychology
    Student Assistant
    Orchestra (Proficient)
    Latin III Honors

    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    Highest Average in Latin I
    Highest Average in World History

    Subjective:
    Extracurricular (place leadership in parenthesis):
    HOPE, school's GSA (founder, club leader for two years)
    Tri-M Music Honor Society
    Latin Club
    National Honor Society (Executive Board member, supervised the Cystic fibrosis drive and skate-a-thon)
    Environmental club (member of the PR committee)
    Student Government Association (Senior Class President)

    Summer Activities: Workshops and volunteering (I don't remember what I put in my application lol)
    Essays: Pretty good
    Teacher Recommendation:
    Counselor Rec: Didn't ask, assumed it was good
    Additional Rec: Didn't ask, assumed it was quality
    State: NC
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: African American
    Gender: F
    Hooks: none

    Strengths: Devoted, opinionated
    Weaknesses: Can't make a decision to save my life, vague because of it
    Why you think you were accepted/deferred/rejected: Not entirely sure
    General Comments: I'm glad to be put on the waitlist and not taken out entirely, but I saw that they take about 14 females and 8 males (they did 2016) from the list. Following their directions and putting my deposit for another school. Thank you anyways, Davidson.
  • londondadlondondad Registered User Posts: 2,065 Senior Member
    Does anyone know what Davidson's acceptance rate was this year, divided by ED and RD? I can't seem to find it anywhere. Thanks.
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