Hi everyone, I’m applying to ninth grade for 2023 fall and was just wondering if I had a chance of getting in. I am Black, Female and a rising 8th grader.
SSAT - Haven’t taken it for this application season yet but in the past I have scored around the 96th percentile ( don’t remember the specific placing in each category).
GPA - 6th and 7th grade had all As except in my advanced courses ( language and math ) in which I had B+
Theatre - I have been doing drama for five years and I have written and preformed in multiple plays
Dance - I have been doing dance for about 4 years ( since first grade but paused for sixth because of Covid ). I have preformed in multiple school showcases
Environmental club - Started last year and every other Wednesday we would preform maintenance on our school’s garden ( mulching, planting, harvesting) and at the end all of the food was donated to the Atlanta Food Bank
Debate - Also started last year and placed 5th out of 50 participants for solo speaking in the Atlanta Urban Debate league competition
Book club - I have been part of a student led book club for about three years.
Highest Academic Distinction - In recognition for achieving a grade average of 95% with no grade below 90%.
3 time Odyssey of the Mind World Finalist - Placed in the top two during the regional and state Odyssey of the mind competitions allowing me to compete internationally placing 4th, 6th, 3rd respectively.
Girl Scout Bronze Star - In recognition of the renovation of a nature preserve garden I completed with my troop.
2nd Place Nat Geo Bee in my school
2nd place GMA - Held the second highest score on a school-wide math competition
I’m pretty sure I’ll have good letters of recommendation because I know mostly all of the teachers I need them from pretty well. I am a little nervous on how interviewing will go but hopefully well and I feel pretty strongly about my essays
Thank you in advance everyone !