good list?

SAT I: 1420 (710 M, 710 V)</p>

<p>Rank: 31/1259 GPA: 4.29 (roughly top 2 %)
at competitive public hs in tx
A's in every course since 9th grade</p>

<p>EC: UIL Sweepstakes – Best In Class - Solo/Ensemble – 10th Grade Division I – Sight-reading
Editor of Prose – Aurora Literary Magazine 2003-2005
National Honor Society 9-12
Usher at Plano Repertory Theatre – ’03-‘04
Usher at Plano Symphony Orchestra – ’02-‘03</p>

<p>National Merit Commmended</p>

<p>challenging classes, and expecting good rec letters</p>

UT Austin
Austin College

<p>What others can I add? I don't think I have a very good range of schools here.</p>

<p>bump . . . . .</p>

<p>I'd say their all match's except Berkeley. It's really hard to get in if your out of state.</p>

<p>are there any reasonable reach schools i can add? i'm not sure if i still want to apply to oberlin or ut austin.</p>

<p>What do you want to major in?</p>

<p>I would add Reed (if you are looking for a liberal arts college) and Rice (if you are looking for a larger school). Of course, all is dependent upon what you are looking for.</p>

<p>Pink - some info on your academic and career interests would help</p>

<p>a humanities related major - i would like to become a writer</p>

<p>"I'd say their all match's except Berkeley. It's really hard to get in if your out of state.

<p>uh..... im gonna have to disagree, id say Pomona is also reach. (the average SAT for acceptees last year was 1490)</p>

<p>I like liberal arts schools for writers. Definitely investigate Kenyon. Others to consider, from higher selectivity to lower: Wesleyan, Barnard, Vassar and Bard. Reed per Icemaker (above).</p>

<p>thanks for the suggestions. do u think pomona is a reasonable school to put on my list? and also somebody suggested rice; how are their humanities programs?</p>

<p>as a liberal arts school, i can't imagine reed has bad humanities, but i don't know how good they are. I think Pomona is a reasonable reach</p>

<p>Pomona is a reach, but a 4.0 UW average with a challenging schedule is a very significant achievement, and it makes you a solid candidate.</p>

<p>Regarding Rice, it is best-known for science, engineering and architecture, but it is an excellent school with great student advising and small classes for a university. Houston's traffic and weather are problematic, but if you stay on campus you can probably live with both. On the surface, the English department courses and faculty look pretty good. </p>

<p>Per my earlier post, I would definitely take another look at more liberal arts schools and fill your list out a bit.</p>

<p>How about looking at:</p>

John's Hopkins (great for humanities)
URochester (like JHU, an awesome school for non-science majors)
Denison U
Lewis & Clark
St. John's (MD & AZ)</p>

<p>Hope this helps some.

<p>You have a weird mix of huge school, small school, urban school, rural school. Is there any focus? How did you come up with Berkeley?</p>

<p>ya, i was looking at berkeley because of the strength of its english dept. and i think i would like the atmosphere. but i wouldnt mind a smaller student community either, if i were to go to a liberal arts school. :)</p>

<p>I would add Whitman to your list. You seem to be a good match with this school.</p>