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Chances of Getting Into Boston University

mmiatkemmiatke Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
Just wondering everyone else's thoughts on my chances of getting to BU. Its my dream school and I want to know what I can do to prove I am what they want. I want to go into Computer Science and I am a Male.

I take AP classes in multiple subjects.
AP US Government
AP US History (2 year Course)
AP Computer Science
Honors World History
Honors English (1 year)

Next Year I am Taking:
Honors Advanced Java
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Calculus AB
AP Environmental Science

I'm hoping these classes show that I am challenging myself and also have a passion for programming and the computer sciences. I want BU to know if they accept me I will excel in their computer science department.

GPA (Weighted): Avg. 3.7
Freshmen: 3.3
Sophomore: 3.7
Junior: 4.1

I have become much more hardworking throughout high school so I'm hoping this upward curve in GPA will help my chances.

New SAT: 1300

I have taken the new SAT once and I plan to again the the fall. I did not study this first time but I plan to study for the next time and score a 1400.

Recommendations:
11th Grade Physics Teacher: Liked me because I put effort into the class and ended up getting a solid A
10th,11th, 12th Grade Computer Science Teacher: This teacher loves me. I do really well in computer science and not to sound arrogant but was by far the best in the AP Comp Sci Class. I convinced him to start a computer club, in which I now run along with him.

My strongest points I feel are my Extracurricular:

4 Year Member of the Marching Band
1 Year Equipment Manager of Band
Upcoming Band President of the Entire Band Program (150+ students)
1st chair French Horn 3 years

Soon to be Eagle Scout

4 Years of Ski Team
3 Year Ski Instructor at Local Ski Mountain (Paid Employment)
Captain of the Competitive Ski Team(20+ athletes)

3 Years of Varsity Throwing (Spring Track and Field)

President and Founder of the Computer Club (14 members)

Member of the TRI-M Music Honor Society
Next Year Member of the Academic Honors Society
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