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Chances for Engineering (out-of-state)

rasrar89rasrar89 Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
edited October 2006 in Penn State
Chances at the following engineering schools please:
-Purdue University
-University of Michigan
-University of Wisconsin
-Penn St.

Purdue is my top choice. I live in Colorado.

Out-of-State
GPA (W): 3.93
Rank (W): ~140/842

GPA (UW): 3.38
Rank (UW): 271/842

ACT: 26
SAT: 1770 (540 CR, 630 M, 590 W)
APs: 3s in AP Eng. Lang, AP Chemistry, and AP Spanish lang
4 in AP U.S. History

I sent my online application last Friday and Purdue got my transcript from my school sometime this week

I have two very good letters of reccommendation.

My brother has a masters degree from Purdue, so I have legacy.

I have a very rigorous senior year schedule which inlcudes 5 APs: AP Calculus BC, AP Biology, AP Microeconomics, AP U.S Government, AP English Literature

Academic Achievements
-Honor Roll (2003-2006)
-Academic Letter (2003-2006)
-Member of National Honor Society (2005-2006)

Extracurricular Achievements
-Varsity Member of the Speech & Debate Team (2003-2006)
-State Qualifier in Public Forum Debate (2006)
-Accumulated 650 NFL Points (2003-2006)
-Special Distinction in the National Forensics League (2006)
-Speech and Debate Letter (2004-2006)
-Science Research Project: "Statistical Analysis of the Geographic Distribution of Multiple Sclerosis" (2006)
-Honorable Mention at the Denver Metro Science Fair (2006)
-Member of the Colorado-Wyoming Junior Academy of Sciences (2006)
-Member of Chess Club (2006)

Service
-Organized Special Olympics Basketball Tournament (2003)
-Volunteered at Islamic Society of North America Regional Convention (2004)
-Volunteered at Islamic Society of North America National Convention (2005)
-Hospital Volunteer Work
-Over 30 hours of volunteer work at Sky Ridge Medical Center (2006)
-Over 25 hours of volunteer work at Centennial Medical Plaza (2006)

Please let me know what you guys think my chances are. i am very anxious, and nervous. Any help would be gladly appreciated.
Post edited by rasrar89 on

Replies to: Chances for Engineering (out-of-state)

  • WindleyWindley Registered User Posts: 241 Junior Member
    You need to apply as soon as possible for a better chance. but, need up SAT scores so-so SAT might hurt you. You need 1850 SAT for Purdue University and University of Wisconsin and Penn St. 2000 for University of Michigan.
  • rasrar89rasrar89 Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
    I got into Purdue, so I won't be applying to Penn St.
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