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Chances for Early Action?

fcpsfinestfcpsfinest Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
edited January 2014 in James Madison University
African American
In-state, Fairfax County Public School student
Not applying for any scholarships or FAFSA, parents planning to pay for all tuition fees
Attending an IB based high school
GPA: in between 3.8 to 3.9
SAT: 650 Math, 470 Reading (1120 combined math and reading) JMU doesn't look at writing scores
IBCC Diploma candidate (very similar to IB Diploma)

Senior year courses and first quarter grades:
IB Physics (A)
IB Math 2 (A)
IB Topics 2 HL (B)
IB English 2 HL (B+)
IB Business 2 HL (B+)
IB Approaches to Learning 2 (A)
Peer Mediation (A)

Junior Year courses and grades:
IB Math 1 (B)
IB English 1 HL (B+)
IB History of Americas (HOA) 1 HL (B)
IB Business 1 (A)
IB Approaches To Learning 1 (A)
IB Anthropology (A)
Geosystems HN (B)

Many ECs, but here's a few:
3 year Varsity Basketball, Scholar Athlete award winner all three years
Had jobs all throughout high school since freshmen year
Vice President of entire 2014 class since sophomore year
Logged in more than 60 hours of community service
Accepted into the Northrop Grumman Cyber Security Program and became a finalist in the annual competition there

so what are my chances looking like for Early Action?
Post edited by fcpsfinest on

Replies to: Chances for Early Action?

  • CollegeLovingMomCollegeLovingMom Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    I think you have a really good chance, because you have good grades in tough classes (I count 12 IB). JMU is also trying very hard to increase diversity, so being African American will help, as that is group that is underrepresented at JMU. Only thing I see missing in your transcript is foreign language. Did you take any?
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