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Northeastern Hopeful

sen10ritissen10ritis Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
edited February 2012 in Massachusetts Colleges
Ok Northeastern is my absolute top school and I need to know if I at least have a shot.

I have a decent GPA 3.4 (maybe, unweighted) although I did get a couple of Cs in math. =[
I have a 1330 SAT (in math and reading) and a 1950 overall
I've done a ton of community service because of a club I am apart of
I've been apart of theatre all four years of high school and tried a sport one year
I've been apart of two separate foreign exchange programs
I went to a french immersion camp for a month one year
I've had summer jobs
I'm out of state from the South
and I attend a highly competitive private school...

My GPA is the only thing that's really bothering me, because I did so poorly in math sophomore and junior year (even though I worked really hard), but I did really well in my first semester.

Northeastern is my dream school and Boston is the most awesome place in the US. I have to go there!
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Replies to: Northeastern Hopeful

  • collegebound010collegebound010 Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
    i think u have a pretty good chance. my stats are similar to urs except my test scores were lower. they denied me because of my test scores, but i think u would have a better chance.
  • annparannpar Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    How do you find out the reason you were turned down?
  • thisconfidentialthisconfidential Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    What were your test scores, collegebound010?
  • GerrieLaGuerreGerrieLaGuerre Registered User Posts: 17 New Member
    Chance me please:
    Hi, before I begin I would like to say I appreciate your input.

    I am the descendant of haitian immigrants who never went to college.
    I am currently a junior and will be the first to go to college and probably the last since my little brother is autistic.

    I entered my junior year with a 2.6 GPA, and if my calculations are correct I will end this semester with a 2.7 GPA . The reason for my low GPA is due to domestic issues (depression & divorce) However, I am a student with a lot of potential however that does not reflect on my transcript, unfortunately.

    I have been doing quite well this year with an AP course in addition (AP English with a solid B)

    This year I am taking:
    - Accounting I
    - Web Development
    - AP English
    - French 3
    - CP US History
    - Algebra 2
    - Honors Chemistry
    And I am currently a student aid for an entrepreneurship class. I assist students with their business plans for an In School Business Plan Competition.

    I have not taken my SATs yet; I plan on taking them in June up until November of next year, just so that I can complete my Algebra 2 course and develop my vocabulary.
    I am aiming for 2000

    Next year I plan on taking 4 AP courses:
    - UCONN Microeconomics
    - UCONN Macroeconomics
    - AP Biology
    - AP Literature (English)

    Here are some of my ECs:

    Freshman Class President
    Vice President- MAD4Haiti
    1st Place In School NFTE Business Competition
    2nd Place Fairchester Business Competition
    Created a business called Nesserts; selling Fruboos - an alternative healthy fruit cup
    Recipient of Student Leadership Award
    Recipient of Award for Intro To Business
    Recipient of High School Computer Studies Award
    NFTE Alumni
    Met/Shadowed Jeff Erdmann
    Mentioned in school newspaper (America’s Next Inventors ? AITE Edge)
    Mentioned in Stamford Advocate (http://blog.ctnews.com/thegrade/2011...-competition/; correction Sophomore)
    AVP Marketing Department of F.L.O.W - JA Company
    Founder/President of The Excel Group
    Debate Team
    Intern Stamford Hospital’s Marketing/Strategies Department
    Runner up Outstanding Young Business Woman (2011-2012)
    Over 100 hours of community service (expectation)

    Here are some colleges I've been looking at:
    - Bentley University (used to be Bentley College)
    - Northeastern University (#1)
    - Syracuse University
    - Bryant University
    - Rochester Institute of Technology

    I want to be a Financial Analyst
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