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What are my changes of getting into NCSSM?

muchanemmuchanem 1 replies1 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 2 New Member
I am a 9th grade student in CD 12 (Charlotte area) and know my courses for next year.

9th Grade Courseload:
* Honors English 1 IB MYP
* Spanish 2 IB MYP
* Honors World History IB MYP
* Honors Biology IB MYP
* Honors Earth and Enviromental Science IB MYP
* Honors Math 3 IB MYP
* Orchestra
* Health & PE

10 grade Courseload:
* Honors English 2 IB MYP
* Spanish 3 IB MYP
* Honors Civics and Economics IB MYP
* Honors Physics IB MYP
* Honors Chemistry IB MYP
* IB Mathematics SL 1
* Orchestra
* AP Statistics

* Programming - ~6 Hours per week
* Speech and Debate - ~10 Hours per week
* Orchestra - ~2 Hours per week

* 8th Grade - CMS All County Orchestra
* 8th Grade - Junior Western Regional Orchestra
* 8th Grade - 3rd Place, Future Cities
* 8th Grade - Section leader, school orchestra
* 9th Grade - NSDA Degree of Honor

If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.

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  • Sushiroll36Sushiroll36 6 replies1 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I have heard that the Charlotte area is super competitive (just under Raleigh/Cary area), but your stats are really good but it really depends on your SAT/ACT scores. Also, I recommend research or community service to increase your chances.
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  • silversunsetsilversunset 1 replies0 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 1 New Member
    edited March 30
    Hello. I am currently in 8th grade and I have planned my freshman and sophomore courses. I don't have a ton of ecs but I am going deeper into them (a lot of people advised me quality over quantity.) I wanted to know if I was good enough for NCSSM, as I've had my heart set on it for a while lol. I live in CD4, which is quite competitive.

    9th - courses I applied for
    English I Honors
    Biology Honors
    World History Honors
    Precalculus Honors
    Word/PPt honors
    Excel Honors
    Health Honors

    10th- my plan
    English II Honors
    AP Calc AB
    AP Calc BC
    Honors Chem
    AP Chem
    AP Human Geo
    AP Psych
    Spanish 4 Honors

    My high school doesn't allow APs in your freshman year, nor does it have an orchestra.
    club + school volleyball
    science olympiad varsity
    planning to do hosa/deca/envirothon

    edited March 30
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