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chances? :)

tmc09tmc09 Registered User Posts: 90 Junior Member
edited July 2008 in Northwestern University
I am a 16 yr. old female.. going to be a senior at a competitive high school in southern California...

SATs:
1st try: CR 650, W 720, M 560
2nd try: CR 720, W 630, M 600

SAT IIs:
Biology E- 630
US History- 750
Literature- 660

ACT:
1st try: 29

APs:
English Language: 4

GPA:
Freshman Year: UW 3.8, W 3.8
Sophomore Yr: UW 4.0, W 4.2 (2 honors classes)
Junior Year: UW 4.0, W 4.42 (3 honors, 1 AP class)
Senior Year core courses:
AP Gov
AP Spanish IV
AP English
Honors Physics
Math Analysis

Extra Curriculars:
Club Soccer (since 6th grade)- 2 year Captain
HS Soccer (3 year Varsity)- Senior year Captain
California Scholarship Federation
Red Cross Club
High School Volleyball (2 years -Captain)

Awards:
Scholastic Acheivement Award (10th grade)- issued by teachers
CIF Academic All-League (2 years)
Most Improved Player (HS Soccer-11th grade)
Best Defensive Player (HS Volleyball-9th grade)

I would appreciate ANY suggestions for things I should focus on or highlight in my application

Thank you so much!
Post edited by tmc09 on

Replies to: chances? :)

  • arbiter213arbiter213 Registered User Posts: 3,572 Senior Member
    Are you a URM? Which school are you applying to? Because your test scores are a little low for the CAS.
  • jonthelinjonthelin Registered User Posts: 246 Junior Member
    Work on getting those test scores up. Across the board, it seems that your scores are on the low side. If you can get your scores up they will complement your athletic achievements nicely.
  • WCASParentWCASParent Registered User Posts: 2,099 Senior Member
    I think NU is a pretty big reach for you.
  • GaffeGaffe Registered User Posts: 877 Member
    Higher test scores will help you, especially your math section. Its importance will depend on which school of Northwestern you are applying to.

    Class rank and size?

    Ethnicity?

    History of sending students to top schools, particularly Northwestern?
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