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what colleges should I look at?

yellowcbyellowcb Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
Hey y'all! I am a high school junior in the thick of AP's, SATs, ACTs, and college visits.

I was wondering what colleges people think would be good for me to apply to (safety, target, and reaches). I live in the central NJ area and want to stay relatively close, maybe 6 hours driving tops.

my stats:

Freshman & Sophmore year:
- all honors classes with more B's than A's
- weighted cumulative gpa 3.81
-rank 40/300
- JV cheerleading (captain 1 season)
-operation smile
- competitive gymnastics
-girl scouts

junior year (this year):

ap lang, ap calc, apush, apes, honors physics, honors french, genetic
- year gpa 4.6ish W 3.8 uw
- cumulative gpa 4.1 ish W (did much better this year)
-rank unknown yet
- varsity cheer
- operation smile (went to a leadership conference in rome!)
-Student leadership
- started voter registration club
- member of the league of women voters
- National Honors Society
-100+ community volunteer hours


senior year
ap stats, ap econ, ap french, ap bio, honors english 4, anatomy
- varsity cheer
-NHS
-student leadership
-officer voice your vote club
- league of women voters
- op smile

testing:
SATs 1380 (first try no studying, going to retake)
ACTs 31 (1st try minimal studying, going to retake)
Subject tests: going to take math and us history in june


Replies to: what colleges should I look at?

  • jmek15jmek15 Registered User Posts: 716 Member
    What do you think you will major in? Do you prefer city or more suburban/rural? Are you interested in Greek life? And most importantly, have you spoken to your parents about your budget?
  • bjkmombjkmom Registered User Posts: 5,952 Senior Member
    Large school or small?

    And the finances should be what you lead with-- no school will work if you can't afford it.
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