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IMSA Applicant Class of 2021

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Replies to: IMSA Applicant Class of 2021

  • just_tryjust_try Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    @mrcw42 I think they would be ok with that, if it’s a good rec even if it is from someone old, it’ll be better than an uninvolved rec. I think they just mean current teachers since that is what I have heard when I’ve visited.
  • mrcw42mrcw42 Registered User Posts: 10 New Member
    Thanks!
  • Jolteon101Jolteon101 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    Hello!
    How does disciplinary action affect making IMSA, such as 3 bus write-ups and 1 In School Suspension, but nothing else.
  • mrcw42mrcw42 Registered User Posts: 10 New Member
    @Jolteon101 Don't quote me on this, but I am pretty sure that the only administrative things IMSA sees are your transcripts and teacher reviews, and transcripts don't usually contain anything regarding disciplinary actions. Also, in the case that IMSA does see this, it would probably depend on the severity of the offense.
  • mrcw42mrcw42 Registered User Posts: 10 New Member
    I'm just making educated guesses here, so take this with a pinch of salt.
  • jkhgiopjkhgiop Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    What are my chances?

    I am thinking about applying in the future BTW...

    SAT: 1200-1300 Range
    GPA: 7th- 4.0 8th-3.75 9th-3.7-3.9
    Extracurriculars: 7th- Mathletes, Wrestling, Track and Field,Jazz Band
    8th- Wrestiling, You Be the Chemist, Track and Field, Mathletes, Jazz Band
    9th- Scholastic Bowl, Math Team, Debate Team, Wrestling, Chess Team, Basketball, Jazz Band
    Participation in Google Code-In Event and AMC

    Ethnicity: Indian/Asian

    Courses: I take Algebra 2/Trig (highest math in 9th grade), Honors English, AP Biology, Band, AP Computer Science Principles, PLTW, PE

    I am also from the Chicagoland Area.

    I have good relationships with my teachers, so I think the recommendations should be good and I might attend Summer@IMSA. My essays are great in my opinion.

    I really want to get into this highschool. I just wanna know my chances.
  • Jolteon101Jolteon101 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    @mrcw42 Thanks alot! Appreciate the help! I will try my best in showing math and science orientation, as well as explain in my essays.

    Once again,
    Thanks alot
  • BhattMBhattM Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    @jkhgiop those are almost the same as mine lmao
  • lou123xXlou123xX Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    edited January 15
    I have a few questions about life at IMSA:
    1. How much free time do you get?
    2. Do you think a kid with social anxiety can survive there?
    3. What are classes like? I've heard that the teachers there teach differently compared to a normal public high school. How is it different?

    Thank you to anyone who replies! :D
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