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My new chances thread...

OniLawlietOniLawliet Registered User Posts: 881 Member
Hello all

This fall I will be a senior in high school. I attend a small, very rigorous, private college prep school in Tucson, Arizona. During April, I managed to visit many colleges in the northeast and northwest, and Reed College became one of my top choice schools...

However, academically, I may not fit the typical Reed mold. What do you all think?

ACT score: 30
GPA: 3.3 or 3.4


Geometry C+/B
Spanish II A-/A
Biology B+/A-
World History B+/A-
Computer Science PASS
Literature and Composition A/A

Adv Algebra C+/B
Spanish III A-/A
Physics C+/B-
Art I B+/A-
Literature and Composition A/A
European History B/A-

FST (Functions Statistics Trigonometry) B-
Spanish IV A-/A-
Chemistry C+/B-
Art II A-/A-
American Literature A/A
US History B+/B+

AP Spanish
Creative Writing/Connections
Adv Art
AP Brit Lit
Masterwork (a unique program my school provides in which a senior student, if he/she wishes to do so, may create a senior project of sorts. This masterwork project is an integration of a student's personal passion and an accumulation of the things he/she has an interest in academically. I will create a 150-200 page graphic novel in which I design the characters and story, draw it out, so on.)


President of class in freshman year
Vice President of class in sophomore year
Computer Science --> contributed to creation of school website
National Art Honor Society
Advanced Art and things
Took Japanese language classes at the community college sophomore year
Am taking further Japanese language class at the community college in my senior year
Study abroad in Tokyo my summer before senior year
Did summer art programs/schools during my freshman and sophomore year
Student recruitment committee --> vice president

Race: caucasian

Hook: My masterwork. Masterworks are unique to my school and allow students to demonstrate dedication and passion. Uhm, being from Arizona. Japanese studies and travels. Art interests.

In need of financial aid? No

So, what do you think of my chances?
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