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Class of 2016 decisions thread

laxforlifelaxforlife Registered User Posts: 123 Junior Member
edited February 2012 in Miami University - Ohio
This thread will be where people who got accepted, deferred, or rejected can talk and share their stats if they wish! Feel free to ask scholarship, deadline, and any other types of questions you have and i'm sure someone will be able to answer them! Good luck to you all!

I will start by saying I received my acceptance packet yesterday! I applied early action.
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  • Mom2009Mom2009 Registered User Posts: 213 Junior Member
    I thought that Early Action decisions would not be received until Feb. 1? Did you mean Early Decision?
  • vocemomvocemom Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    My son was also accepted early action on Christmas eve. The letter says: "Though we have not yet reached our published admission notification date of February 1, given your outstanding credentials, we are excited to take this unprecedented step and provide you with early notification of your acceptance".
  • Nova88Nova88 Registered User Posts: 234 Junior Member
    Congrats to those who have heard! Is notification only received via snail mail, or is there an electronic notice too (email or somehow via the website?)
  • baseballmom94baseballmom94 Registered User Posts: 34 Junior Member
    My son applied Early Decision/binding and was accepted on December 15.

    Several kids from his high school just got their acceptance letters a week after he did. I'm wondering why they are releasing Early Action decisions so far ahead of the Feb. 1 date?
  • laxforlifelaxforlife Registered User Posts: 123 Junior Member
    I applied early action and received the same letter on christmas eve! It came via snail mail; however, I checked the application status website that night and it had been updated with the same letter that I received in the mail. I am not exactly sure why they are sending them out so early because the deadline for early action was less than a month ago (dec 1st). None of my friends who applied early action have heard yet.
  • habc12habc12 Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    Those of you accepted EA, what were your stats? Thanks
  • PragmaticDadPragmaticDad Registered User Posts: 85 Junior Member
    Honors applicants (Nov 3rd) received EA acceptances early.
  • laxforlifelaxforlife Registered User Posts: 123 Junior Member
    I am not an honors applicant so i'm not sure why I received my acceptance so early... as far as my stats go:

    (copied this from another stat thread I posted in)
    GPA
    UW: 3.6
    W: 4.1


    7 AP classes and many honors. my school does not rank but I know I am in the top 12%
    I have taken the highest level of courses I am allowed to take at my school.
    Senior year I am taking 3 AP classes Calc bc, gov, and physics B
    I have already taken calc ab 4, Spanish language 5, human geo 5, chemistry 3.
    ap scholar with honor and california scholarship federation member 4yrs.
    from Cali (OOS) my school is in the #2 school district in cali since 2008

    SAT (1950)
    M-700
    CR-610
    W-640

    CR+M 1310

    SAT II
    M2-680
    Spanish-680

    Ec's
    -I did a research internship at UCSD this past summer working in a biochem lab there and I conducted my own research project. very competitive program 300+ applied and only 15 accepted. 4 essays were required as well as transcripts and letters of rec.
    -Lacrosse 1yr jv, 3 yrs var and most likely captain this yr
    -soccer jv 2yrs
    -paid tutor 3yrs
    -peer tutor 3yrs 70+ hr
    -volunteer/ intern camp counselor at Spanish immersion program for children 70+
    -co founder and president of medical science club 2yrs
    -Year round soccer and lax 2yrs
    -volunteer Head coach of soccer team (10 year olds) 2yrs- a lot of work and time... practices twice a week and games every weekend. 100+ hr

    common app essay was great and letters of rec were good...although I never read them.
    good luck to everyone!
  • habc12habc12 Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    Thanks for posting, great stats by the way!
  • RegisFiliaRegisFilia Registered User Posts: 28 New Member
    I also received my acceptance on Christmas Eve! These were my stats (copied from a resume that I compiled for interviews):

    Extracurricular Activities:

    Marching Band (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior)
    Concert Band/Wind Ensemble (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior)
    Flute Choir (Sophomore, Junior)
    National Honor Society (Junior, Senior)- I tutor and serve on the Teacher Appreciation Committee.
    Highland Honorary Society (Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
    Latin Club/ National Junior Classical League (Sophomore, Junior, Senior)- Co-president, Senior Year
    Academic Challenge/Convolutions (Senior)- Varsity Team
    Newspaper (Senior)- Article Contributor
    Taking flute lessons from a local instructor (Eighth Grade, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)

    GPA/Academics:

    GPA (Cumulative):

    Weighted: 4.3
    Unweighted: 4.0

    Took Ten Honors/AP Courses

    Honors Courses:

    Honors Chemistry
    Honors Precalculus
    Honors Algebra II
    Honors British Literature 12
    Honors Latin III
    Honors Latin IV

    AP Courses:

    AP US History
    AP Language and Composition
    AP Biology
    AP Government and Politics

    Class Rank (Weighted):

    12/270 students- Predicted 10/270
    In the top 4% of a competitive public high school.
    I have nothing less than an “A-” on my transcript.

    SAT: 2040

    Writing: 770
    Critical Reading: 700
    Math: 570

    I'm taking the Literature and US History Subject Tests in January.

    ACT: 28 (combined, 29)

    Reading: 33
    English: 29
    Math: 26
    Science: 26

    Awards:

    Freshman Pride Award (English)
    Highland Honorary Society: Honors Letter (Sophomore Year)
    Highland Honorary Society: Silver Bar (Junior Year)
    Maxima Cum Laude (National Latin Exam, Latin I)
    Maxima Cum Laude (National Latin Exam, Latin II)
    Magna Cum Laude (National Latin Exam, Latin III)
    Pride of Highland Musical Recognition Award (Junior Year)

    Courses (upward trend in difficulty):

    Freshman Year:

    Accelerated English 9: A/A+
    Algebra 1: A/A+
    Band: A+/A+
    Integrated Physical Science: A+/A
    Latin I: A+/A+
    Modern World History: A/A+

    Sophomore Year:

    Accelerated Geometry: A+/A+
    Accelerated Biology: A/A+
    Accelerated English 10: A/A+
    American History: A+/A+
    Band: A/A+
    Latin II: A+/A+

    Junior Year:

    AP American History: A/A
    AP English Language and Composition: A/A+
    Honors Chemistry: A/A-
    Honors Algebra II: A/A
    Honors Latin III: A+/A+
    Band: A+/A+
    Speech I: A

    Senior Year:

    AP Biology:
    AP US Government and Politics:
    Honors British Literature 12:
    Honors Precalculus:
    Honors Latin IV:

    Our grades for the first semester are not in yet, but my grades for the first quarter were as follows: A (Honors British Literature 12), A+ (Honors Latin IV), A (AP Biology), A+ (AP US Government and Politics), A- (Honors Precalculus)

    ----

    I'm pleased, by and large. My test scores weren't great but, then again, SAT and ACT are my academic enemies.
  • Pens1394Pens1394 Registered User Posts: 152 Junior Member
    Accepted into Farmer School of Business (Early Action)

    White male from medium-sized, competitive HS in western PA
    GPA: 3.93 W
    SAT: 580CR 650M 690W
    ACT: 28

    Very excited to hear of my acceptance earlier than expected! Miami is one of my top choices, I have also been accepted into Penn State and Pitt for business.
  • pinkmisspinkmiss Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    Accepted into the honors program! Anybody else hear about the Harrison?
  • laxforlifelaxforlife Registered User Posts: 123 Junior Member
    habc12: thank you very much!

    and congratulations to everyone who has been accepted! :)
  • fakejordan11fakejordan11 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Got accepted on December 24th (Christmas Eve) - early action.

    GPA W - 4.1
    CLASS RANK - 20%
    ACT- 29
    SAT - 1800

    Hope this helps, class rank may be a little skewed since I come from a class of 900+
  • wildwood330wildwood330 Registered User Posts: 220 Junior Member
    Interesting...this is my 3rd to apply to MU in 4 years. The other two applied for the Harrison/Honors as well. They got their Honors acceptance before Christmas, but never got a packet from the general admit office until the Feb or March date. S just got admitted to Honors and got the general admit letter/packet Christmas Eve. Two years ago D2 was given unexpected early admit letters to LACs. They explained that they were sure she was to be admitted so why make her wait. This, along with an early submit of the application, must have been why laxforlife was sent a letter even though no honors application was completed. They are trying not to lose a good student to a school with rolling admissions.

    My son's packet did not include any financial information. I saw on another thread that someone got a separate letter in their packet with financial information. My son did not get that. We don't expect anything except the academic scholarship as listed on their website. Did anyone else get financial information in their packet?

    S's stats:

    GPA UW - 3.94
    ACT - 29
    Class President 4 years
    Vice president student council
    Captain of soccer team 3 years/district player first team
    Track 3 years, ran at regionals 3 years, state participate one year, - will participate in track again this spring.

    Congrats to all.
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