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Chance for MSB?

iamdea5iamdea5 5 replies8 threads New Member
First off, I understand it's a reach.

GPA (on 4.0 scale)
3.85 uw
4.6 w

Class Rank: 47/242
(I know, I know... I'm part of an incredibly competitive class, especially for a public school)

SAT
1950
(Superscore)
1260
(CR+M)

SAT II
World History
US History
Literature
(Scores TBD)

AP
US History (4)
Language and Composition (4)
European History (TBD)
Literature and Composition (TBD)
Statistics (TBD)

Junior Year:
Standard Chemistry
Standard Pre-Calc
Accounting (Only one level available)

Senior Year:
Honors Calculus
Honors Broadcast Journalism (part of #1 HS Newscast in the country, show broadcasts to entire school and town, rigorous and requires more "real world" skills and professionalism so I figured this could be a pull for business schools)

ECs:

-Model UN
(President, International essay contest finalist)

-FBLA
(Co-Founder and President, state winner)

-DECA
(ICDC Competitor, Officer status for chapter)

-Newspaper
(Co-Editor in Chief, Layout Coordinator)

-Lacrosse
(Varsity starter 2 out of 3 years of participation)

-Student Council
(Senator, Student Rep, regular volunteer)

-Intern at local credit union

-Entrepreneur - created business/marketing plan, collaborated with local businessman to create a distribution chain and broker-style business to bring local food products to farmer's markets

-300+ hours of community service

-CCD Assistant, alter server, volunteer at parish

Honors/Awards:
Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award
Selected as student representative by school principal for 2015 NASSP Breaking Ranks Showcase in San Diego, CA

Extremely good recommendations and essays (from what I am told)


I'm definitely at the lower end of the applicant pool in terms of numbers, but I know that I have the ambition, "real world" experience and more personal qualities to succeed at the school. Will I get a chance to prove this to AdComs given my less-than-competitive scores, etc?
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