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Ohio State Class of 2019 Thread

metalmonk28metalmonk28 Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
Hi guys! With early action decisions coming out, I thought I'd go ahead and start a discussion! Congrats to anyone who's been accepted and good luck to those still awaiting your decision(myself included)! Just put your stats in as follows:
Decision: Accepted, Rejected, Waitlisted
Objective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] SAT I (breakdown):
[ *] ACT:
[ *] SAT II:
[ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):
[ *] Weighted GPA
[ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable):
[ *] ELC?:
[ *] AP (place score in parenthesis):
[ *] IB (place score in parenthesis):
[ *] Senior Year Course Load:
[ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
[ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
[ *] Job/Work Experience:
[ *] Volunteer/Community service:
[ *] Personal Statement:
[ /list][ b]Other[ /b][ list]
[ *] Applied for Financial Aid?:
[ *] Intended Major:
[ *] State (if domestic applicant):
[ *] Country (if international applicant):
[ *] School Type:
[ *] Ethnicity:
[ *] Gender:
[ *] Income Bracket:
[ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.):
[ /list][ b]Reflection[ /b][ list]
[ *] Strengths:
[ *] Weaknesses:
[ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
General Comments on decision:
Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?:
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Replies to: Ohio State Class of 2019 Thread

  • metalmonk28metalmonk28 Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
    Decision: Accepted
    Objective:
    SAT 1: 670 CR, 760 Writing, 770 Math(2200 total)- took it twice got 1940 the first time
    ACT: did not participate
    SAT 2: 690 US History, 780 Math 2
    Weighted GPA: 3.40
    UW GPA: 3.27
    AP: no scores sent, self-reported US History 4 and AP Psychology 4
    Senior Courseload: AP Statistics, AP World History, Regular English, Anatomy/Physiology, Band, Gov./Econ., Marching Band
    Major awards: none
    Subjective:
    extreme upward trend from sophomore year to junior year in terms of GPA
    4 years band, 4 years marching band, 4 years cross country, 4 years track
    Volunteer/Community Service: volunteer marching band 48 service house(separate from 4 years marching band)

    Other
    Applied for Financial Aid?: No
    Intended Major: Statistics
    State(if domestic applicant): CA
    School Type: public
    Ethnicity: Chinese American
    Gender: Male
    Income Bracket: $220,000/year
    Hooks: extreme upward trend in GPA from sophomore year to junior year

    Reflection
    Strengths: upward GPA trend, SAT 1 and SAT 2 Math, good essay
    Weaknesses- Low overall GPA, not many special ecs
    Why do you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: My sat score was way above average at 2200 and I had a really good upward GPA trend. My school is tough as the average sat score is 1990 in my high school.
    General Comments: Happy to know I got into Ohio State! Go Buckeyes! Same day they won the BCS Title!
  • bluerhapsody58bluerhapsody58 Registered User Posts: 61 Junior Member
    edited January 2015
    Decision: Accepted
    SAT I (breakdown): n/a
    ACT: 33
    SAT II: n/a
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.368
    Weighted GPA: 3.612
    Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 38/356
    AP (place score in parenthesis): AP Calc AB (4), AP Euro (3), AP Lit (4), AP US History (5), AP Physics (3)
    IB (place score in parenthesis): n/a
    Senior Year Course Load: AP Chem, French 5, AP Gov, AP Calc BC, Russian Lit (Independent Study)
    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): n/a
    [ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Thespians (VP), STEM Club (Treasurer), NHS, Quiz Bowl. Tri-M, Community Theatre
    Job/Work Experience: n/a
    Volunteer/Community service: Volunteer work with church, tutoring, some other random stuff

    Applied for Financial Aid?: Yes
    Intended Major: Linguistics
    State (if domestic applicant): OH
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: Female
    Income Bracket: <$50,000
    Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.): First Gen.

    Strengths: ACT score, essay...extracurriculars maybe? I don't think they put much weight in the teacher recs, but I'm pretty confident that mine was good
    Weaknesses: GPA, more leadership, more community service
    Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Decent test score and some luck maybe
    General Comments on decision: Really, REALLY happy I got in! Just waiting on the financial aid package and I'll be all set. Can't wait to be a buckeye this fall
    Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?: YES :)
  • PeanutsMomPeanutsMom Registered User Posts: 32 Junior Member
    For my son:

    Decision: Accepted
    ACT:28
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.667
    Senior Year Course Load: All community college classes: ARTS196,197;ENGL255;PLSC157;PSSC158; ASTY152;ENGL257;HSTR151;MTHM151;MUSC261;PSYH151
    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): PhiThettaKappa Honors (2 yr college); Deans list last 3 semesters
    Applied for Financial Aid?: FAFSA
    Intended Major: Meterology
    State (if domestic applicant): Ohio
    School Type: Early College High School
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: Male
    Income Bracket: $90-95k
    Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.): 1st generation
    General Comments on decision: Very happy...only 2 schools in OH that offer major.
    Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?: Yes...accepted last evening.
  • metalmonk28metalmonk28 Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
    Reposting(messed up on my intended major):
    Decision: Accepted
    Objective:
    SAT 1: 670 CR, 760 Writing, 770 Math(2200 total)- took it twice got 1940 the first time
    ACT: did not participate
    SAT 2: 690 US History, 780 Math 2
    Weighted GPA: 3.40
    UW GPA: 3.27
    AP: no scores sent, self-reported US History 4 and AP Psychology 4
    Senior Courseload: AP Statistics, AP World History, Regular English, Anatomy/Physiology, Band, Gov./Econ., Marching Band
    Major awards: none
    Subjective:
    extreme upward trend from sophomore year to junior year in terms of GPA
    4 years band, 4 years marching band, 4 years cross country, 4 years track
    Volunteer/Community Service: volunteer marching band 48 service house(separate from 4 years marching band)

    Other
    Applied for Financial Aid?: No
    Intended Major: Actuarial Science
    State(if domestic applicant): CA
    School Type: public
    Ethnicity: Chinese American
    Gender: Male
    Income Bracket: $220,000/year
    Hooks: extreme upward trend in GPA from sophomore year to junior year

    Reflection
    Strengths: upward GPA trend, SAT 1 and SAT 2 Math, good essay
    Weaknesses- Low overall GPA, not many special ecs
    Why do you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: My sat score was way above average at 2200 and I had a really good upward GPA trend. My school is tough as the average sat score is 1990 in my high school.
    General Comments: Happy to know I got into Ohio State! Go Buckeyes! Same day they won the BCS Title!
  • metalmonk28metalmonk28 Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
    I may attend. Hoping for a scholarship: )!
  • researchQresearchQ Registered User Posts: 75 Junior Member
    For my S:

    Decision: Accepted
    ACT: 31
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.7
    Senior Year Course Load: AP Bio, Honors Phys, Honors Calc, Honors physics
    Major Awards: n/a
    Applied for Financial Aid?: FAFSA
    Intended Major: biology
    State (if domestic applicant): PA
    School Type: Small highly ranked public school (#3 in state)
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Scouting (Eagle Scout and all leadership positions), Mathletes, Debate, Chess/Game club (Pres.), 2 years JV/V Football
    Job/Work Experience: 2 part-time jobs
    Volunteer/Community service: Tons of volunteers hours through scouting
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: Male
    Income Bracket: over $100,000
    Hooks : Not really sure :)
    General Comments on decision: Excited but undecided. MUST get some scholarhsip to attend. Acfcepted at Pitt, Penn State and almost full tuition at Temple
    Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?: Want to but ....
  • metalmonk28metalmonk28 Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
    edited January 2015
    You should receive the 12k annually national buckeye scholarship!
  • researchQresearchQ Registered User Posts: 75 Junior Member
    @metalmonk28 i hope that will be the case!
  • metalmonk28metalmonk28 Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
    With his ACT and SAT it should be almost guaranteed.
  • paul15paul15 Registered User Posts: 17 Junior Member
    Decision: Accepted
    SAT I (breakdown): n/a
    ACT: 30
    SAT II: n/a
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.3
    Weighted GPA: n/a
    Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): n/a
    AP (place score in parenthesis): Calculus (3)
    IB (place score in parenthesis): n/a
    Senior Year Course Load: Honors Statistics, Honors Biology, Biology Electives, English Electives
    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): n/a
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Water polo (Team captain), Varsity Swimming, Dorm Life (Prefect)
    Job/Work Experience: two years as a barista, one year as a chocolate store salesperson
    Volunteer/Community service: Volunteer at the Milo Foundation (dog shelter), knitting with the elderly
    Applied for Financial Aid?: no
    Intended Major: biology
    State (if domestic applicant): California
    Country (if international applicant): US
    School Type: Private Boarding School
    Ethnicity: white
    Gender: female

    Strengths: leadership positions, ACT score, sports, ECs
    Weaknesses: GPA
    Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: My school has a really hard curriculum and despite my GPA, I have really great extracurriculars and leadership positions
    General Comments on decision:
    Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?: Maybe
  • JioJioJioJio Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Decision: Accepted
    [ *] SAT I (breakdown):CR 550, W: 770, M 680
    [ *] ACT:28
    [ *] SAT II:Chemistry 650, Maths 2:700
    [ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):3.5
    [ *] Weighted GPA
    [ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable):6th
    [ *] ELC?:
    [ *] AP (place score in parenthesis):
    [ *] IB (place score in parenthesis):
    [ *] Senior Year Course Load:
    [ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    [ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
    [ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):Class Captain in sports events
    [ *] Job/Work Experience:
    [ *] Volunteer/Community service:
    [ *] Personal Statement:
    [ /list][ b]Other[ /b][ list]
    [ *] Applied for Financial Aid?:yes
    [ *] Intended Major:CS
    [ *] State (if domestic applicant):Out of State
    [ *] Country (if international applicant):
    [ *] School Type:
    [ *] Ethnicity:
    [ *] Gender:Male
    [ *] Income Bracket:<60K
    [ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.):
    [ /list][ b]Reflection[ /b][ list]
    [ *] Strengths:Good academics, extra curricular activities
    [ *] Weaknesses:
    [ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
    General Comments on decision:
    Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?:maybe
  • novaproudnovaproud Registered User Posts: 73 Junior Member
    For my S:

    Decision: Accepted
    SAT: 1320 (Math: 700/ Reading: 620)
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.7
    Senior Year Course Load: AP Calculus, IB Geography, English, Astronomy, Finance, Chorus
    Major Awards: n/a
    Applied for Financial Aid?: FAFSA
    Intended Major: Engineering
    State (if domestic applicant): VA
    School Type: Large highly ranked public school (#150 nationwide)
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Lacrosse x 2 years, JV lacrosse x1 year, Chorus World Choir Games Silver Medal, 40 hours volunteer at museum
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: Male
    Income Bracket: over $100,000
    General Comments on decision: Accepted but need to get scholarship. HOPING!!!
    Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?: Probably IF scholarship .....
  • RedjerichoRedjericho Registered User Posts: 51 Junior Member
    I would like a category for "Merit based aid received if accepted" if y'all would mind adding it.
  • metalmonk28metalmonk28 Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
    Everyone who receives merit add in "merit based aid if received" in as the last thing if and when they get it.
  • 2019memclt2019memclt Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Decision: Accepted
    SAT I (breakdown): 770 Math, 720 CR, 770 Writing
    ACT: Didn't take
    SAT II: 720 US History, 650 Biology E, 780 Math II, 740 World History
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.81
    Weighted GPA: 4.28
    Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): top 40%
    AP: World History (5), Language/Composition (5), US History (4), Biology (4)
    Senior Year Course Load: AP Calculus AB, AP Physics C, AP Government and Politics, AP Literature, Honors Spanish 5
    Major Awards: National Merit Semifinalist, AP Scholar with Honor
    Extracurriculars: Beta Club (President), MUN, Varsity Softball (4-year starter, Captain), Key Club
    Job/Work Experience: Freedom School Teen Board, Cotillion Teaching Assistant, Veterinary Intern
    Volunteer/Community service: Mitey Riders, Food Drive, Humane Society, Red Cross
    Applied for Financial Aid?: No
    Intended Major: Animal Science
    State: NC
    School Type: Private School
    Ethnicity: White
    Gender: Female
    Income Bracket: over $100,000

    Will you attend(yes, maybe, no)?: Maybe
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