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Chance me for QB College Prep?

ilovecoffee12ilovecoffee12 Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
Hey guys!!! I was hoping you could help in seeing if I have what it takes to apply for the College Prep scholarship. THe applications will be open next month!

ACT: 28
GPA: UW 3.5 / W 4.3
Rank: Top 11%
Junior Year Classes:
Pre-Calc
AP World
AP Lang
AP Psych
BioMed
AP Chem

Awards:
3rd in state tsa comp
This volunteering award from the hospital
This other award i got from the art show i entered (i dont rmr what it was gotta find it)

EC:
HOSA (Reporter)
Women In STEM (VP)
TUMedical Society
Red Cross Club
TSA
Interact
U Classics

Summer:
Hospital Volunteering

Volunteer:
Hospital Volunteering
Hosted blood drives
Bengali Association volunteering (concession stands/clean up)

State: OK
School type: Top public
Ethnicity: Bengali (asian)
Gender: Female
Income Bracket: 20K (family of four, then recently we have had to house immigrant family so at point we had 7 other people living with us)
Hooks: Women in STEM? My dad did a program at a community college so does that mean I am first gen? Immigrant parents? idk


I know the GPA is hella low but it always shows an upward trend like second semester. My AP classes only have two Bs. APUSH (10 grade sem 1) and last sem AP Psych. My honors chem was a C in 10th grade first sem and then an A in second sem. I came into that class late and never received a syllabus and had no idea we were supposed to all these extra things so yeah. I really am intelligent I think. I just can get sad sometimes too, and there is always something you know?


Thank you for helping me out.

Replies to: Chance me for QB College Prep?

  • ilovecoffee12ilovecoffee12 Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
    help guys?
  • simbacruzsimbacruz Registered User Posts: 30 Junior Member
    Statistics are nice, but at the end of the day, the core component of your application comes down to how well you can convey your amazing-ness into the essay. You get 650 words to do it, so it should be enough. You have space to explain everything, so you if grades and scores are a huge concern, you can voice yourself there.

    I got the CMS last year, and I truly believe it was because of my essay. I wrote about how I transferred schools -- from a well-known school to a not-so-good one -- and how seeing the drastic changes inspired me to be an agent of change. If you truly convey yourself, your struggles, and your passions into those 650 words, I have no doubt you can get it.

    Best,

    Anthony
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