So I have submitted all of my Early Action colleges. I am very interested in these two colleges, but they do not have EA so I would apply Regular Decision. Could anyone tell me if it would be worth it to apply to these schools? Would I have a chance of getting in?
White, male, from Connecticut, income in the top 1% in the nation (so no need-based aid)
GPA: 4.07 weighted (no unweighted GPA calculated), no rank, but I’m fairly confident I am in the top 10% → on Naviance, the average GPA for students who got in from my school is 3.89 for BU and 4.1 for BC
SAT: not submitting
- Track & Field Captain
- Manager of the Cross Country team
- Head Commissioner of our high school rec basketball league (organize everything for the league)
- Student Body co-secretary
- Lead mentor in a mentoring group that has won national awards
- Big part of our school’s theater production
- Voices (a select a cappella group that is one of the best in our state)
- Lead Peer Minister (teach multiple religion classes, lead retreats, etc)
- Altar Server (been one since 2nd grade)
- AP Scholar
- National Honor Society
- Spanish Honors Society
- Student Athlete Award (one of only 10 kids in my grade)
- Student Excellence Award (school award; I was one of the recipients every year of high school)
Letters of Recommendations:
I waived my rights, but I would assume they are pretty good. Especially my counselor recommendation. That one is going to be amazing.
I would say my general common app essay is pretty good (I had it reviewed by some people who review college essays.