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What are my Chances at Northeastern?

rntrain123rntrain123 Registered User Posts: 26 Junior Member
Hello, Currently a junior

SAT- 1430
GPA- Unweighted = 3.6: Weighted= 3.8

Rigor-
All CP Freshman year,
Sophomore year-
Algebra 2 H
English 2 CP
US History H
Spanish 3 CP
Chemistry H
Comp prog 1

Junior Year-
APUSH
AP Physics 1
Math Analysis H
Spanish 4 CP
AP Micro/Macro Econ
English 4 CP

EC's-
Executive Board in push/rebel
Robotics all years. our team has been to nationals, and won district competitions and I am a manager

STEM Club
Co-CEO at a non profit
Mentor middle school robotics
Volunteer at a library
Also intern at a Law Firm

I am interested in Computer Science/ Cyber security

Replies to: What are my Chances at Northeastern?

  • ProfessorPlum168ProfessorPlum168 Registered User Posts: 612 Member
    My kid got waitlisted this year (did get cleared though) as a Cybersecurity major - 1540 SAT, 35 ACT, 3.73 uw, about 4.55 fully weighted GPA.
  • collegebound7789collegebound7789 Registered User Posts: 85 Junior Member
    I was recently admitted to Northeastern after being waitlisted with very similar stats, and I will be attending. I've seen applicants with much higher grades/test scores get flat out rejected. It really depends on your major and I think Northeastern truly does a holistic review. If you have no financial constraints, consider applying Early Decision (binding), which will show interest and increase your chances of acceptance. Good luck!
  • ProfessorPlum168ProfessorPlum168 Registered User Posts: 612 Member
    I was reminded in another thread that Northeastern probably is one of those schools that utilizes yield protection a lot i.e. puts a lot of high stat kids on waitlist. So for the OP, s/he could very well be in the ring of an acceptable range. Best thing to do is to apply ED if this is the top target school.
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