I've applied for repeat 9th grade 2013-14 to Exeter, Hotchkiss, Choate, Milton, Lawrenceville and Deerfield and submitted all application materials by the deadline. I know decisions arrive in only 18 days, but I'm wondering how badly my current transcript would hurt my chances. I go to one of the most rigorous top private secondary schools in Hong Kong, where all subjects except Chinese are taught in English. There's no ranking, but I'm in the honors class.
I didn't do so well the first term this year and my current transcript has more B's than A's and a few C's in Chinese. I also got a D+ in Art because I submitted a major project late, and I wasn't the only one who got such a terrible grade from the teacher. My transcripts from last year had more A's than B's though. How much would this hurt me? I also got an overall 94% score on the SSAT that I took in the middle of my mid-year exam period. Thanks :)