Chances of getting into an Ivy League School

<p>So I have a 3.8 unweighted GPA, and a 4.6 GPA cumulatively as a Junior right now. I am in IB, and get mostly A's in all of most of my classes. I am retaking the ACT on June 8. I was just wondering what were some of my chances in getting into a top-tier school like MIT or Cal Tech for atmospheric science. Any ideas?</p>

<p>It depends. What did you get on the ACT that you have taken, and are you planning to do better than that? If so, by how much?</p>

<p>Without preparing, I got a 27. I am going for a score of about 30-33 WITH studying.</p>

<p>For a chance at MIT or Caltech, or the Ivy Leagues, you’d want at least a 33.</p>

<p>Debater is absolutely correct. But apart from that 33 on your ACT (which is a bare minimum at these schools) you’re going to need some fantastic, long-term ECs which show leadership along with great essay writing skills and topics. I’d say right now that both schools are high stretches for you.</p>

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<p>With 3.8 uw GPA, you probably need even better test scores and outstanding EC.</p>