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Chances for Fall 2011?

reddevil16reddevil16 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
edited August 2010 in Michigan State University
Male, Michigan resident
Unsure of class rank. Small, very high-ranked, public high school

2.90 Unweighted Cum. GPA
28 ACT
- 28 English
- 25 Math
- 30 Reading
- 29 Science

Three-sport athlete
Community help with kids athletics programs

I'm not sure how to calculate my weighted GPA but I have taken three AP courses (two junior year, one sophomore year) and am enrolled in two/three for next year. The GPA trend is also very positive as it has gone up every semester of HS. Also what could I do to make my resume more appealing? Thanks
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Replies to: Chances for Fall 2011?

  • msufanx23msufanx23 Registered User Posts: 167 Junior Member
    sounds like you have a good chance cause of your ec's and act score. good luck. btw i plan on applying for fall 2011 too :)
  • fa-la-la-lenafa-la-la-lena Registered User Posts: 2,844 Senior Member
    I'd say in your situation it is a toss-up. I'd definitely make sure to get your grades up to the best they can be, that's probably the best thing you can do to improve your chances (that and write a killer essay/possibly add a good rec)
  • reddevil16reddevil16 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    Thanks^. And does anyone else have an opinion?
  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes Registered User Posts: 33,739 Senior Member
    I think it's slightly less than a toss-up. However, you do definitely have course rigor and ACT in your favor. Apply very early and you have a decent shot. My guess is that you'll be deferred and then if you get your grades to a 3.5+ each semester of senior year, you'll probably be admitted.

    Best of luck to you! Just remember, apply as early as possible! :)
  • reddevil16reddevil16 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    What would say the chances are that I at least get deferred?
  • romanigypsyeyesromanigypsyeyes Registered User Posts: 33,739 Senior Member
    Depends on how you do your senior year. Get up over a 3.5 and pretty good. Under that, not so good.
  • Bc2015Bc2015 Registered User Posts: 306 Junior Member
    What is your Junior GPA?

    If its 3.5+ I'd say match, and if lower probably low reach if you get your senior grades up to 3.5+
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