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Groton School Applicant

groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
edited February 2010 in Prep School Chances
I've just applied to the Groton School. If anyone goes there already and could chance me, I would really appreciate it.

- I get all A's
- I play soccer 5 days a week
- I play the Clarinet and Piano, I'm pretty good at both
- I got a 2073 out of 2100 on my SSATs
- I do drama and I sing (usually get lead roles in plays)
- I'm applying as a day student (I live in Groton)
- I have done Rachel's Challenge for my school


I also have another question...... how often is financial aid given out. I can't go if I have to pay more than half. Thanks!
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Replies to: Groton School Applicant

  • groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    Could someone please respond.... I'm really nervous!
  • Hcos12893Hcos12893 Registered User Posts: 810 Member
    how good are you at soccer?
    fc stars, bolts, mps ?

    cause if you dont you lost your biggest hook and the schools really dont care that much about grades. also you should post a more descriptive resume.
  • polodollypolodolly Registered User Posts: 401 Member
    I have not heard of Groton prior to this, but I just researched the school you seem to fit the ideal student description immaculately. They seem to describe look for an intelligent athlete who are not afraid to also participate in some theatrical activities. By the way, I am not saying this because of the review you gave me, I honestly think that you have a very impressive list of achievements.
  • Hcos12893Hcos12893 Registered User Posts: 810 Member
    you had not heard of groton wow sorry..... like im guessing you are not from the east coast
  • groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    I am on a club team, NEFC. I was ranked number one in my town. My coach says I'm a prodigy, but who knows....
  • schoolgirlieusaschoolgirlieusa Registered User Posts: 304 Member
    youll get in, dont worry;
  • schoolgirlieusaschoolgirlieusa Registered User Posts: 304 Member
    wait, what about interviews?
    also you could contact the soccer coach of their team and show a recent game you played at.
  • groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    My interviews went great. The man I met with told my parents that he liked me so I guess thats good. He also seemed impressed that I scored 4 goals in my last soccer game. When I told him about my SSATs he seemed impressed as well
  • groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    Wait schoolgirl, how are you so sure that I will get in?
  • schoolgirlieusaschoolgirlieusa Registered User Posts: 304 Member
    oh la la. i am also impressed. ;)
    youll get in because your amazing.
    your interviews went well.
    your ssats close to perfect.
    grades- amazing.
    hook -- soccer.
  • groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    WOW! Thanks. Ahh.... I feel so much better now. Just have to wait till March 10th. But I don't do much community service. Is that a big factor in the decision process?
  • schoolgirlieusaschoolgirlieusa Registered User Posts: 304 Member
    i havent really researched about groton, but most schools do like it if you have some kind of volunteering or something. its not a main factor, but it is something...

    have you volunteered at all? if you did, did you include it in your admission packet/candidate profile?
    oh and do you have to write any essays for the application?
  • groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    I did write essays.... I think they came out okay. I did mention that I like to be friendly towards other people and that I encourage other people to be kind to eachother. I wrote a short answer about how I sacrificed a friendship because the person was very mean. I wrote that I lead a fund-raiser to contribute towards a new school playground and there was some other stuff. Do you think that's good?
  • schoolgirlieusaschoolgirlieusa Registered User Posts: 304 Member
    if you wrote it good, its sure to sound good.
    and what you did was pretty good too.
    good job. lol.
  • groton141groton141 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    Ok thanks! Are you applying anywhere?
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