Help! CMon! Asian girl trying to get into UNC, michigan, usc, ucsd, or ucla?!

<p>what are my chances are unc, michigan, usc, ucsd or santa clara?</p>

<p>Female Asian-American student
From Seattle
Attends prestigous prep high school
3.85 unweighted
3.33 weighted</p>

M 670
V 720</p>

<p>SAT 2's
lit 700
math 2 700
writing 800
us his 700</p>

<p>very good essays/recommendations</p>

<p>APs: (only ones offered at school)
Ap chem
ap calculus</p>

English all 4 years
Math all 4 years
Honors Physics
Honors Biology
Honors Chemistry</p>

<p>250+ Volunteer Service Hrs
"WHo's Who" student
HIgh involvement in school leadership activities
Expert pianist of 9 years (passion!)
Spanish Club
Diversity Awareness Club
School mentor
Job- paid tutor</p>

<p>HIgh involvement in school leadership activities
(be more specific)</p>

<p>Take out "who's who's" from your application and try to replace it with a real award.</p>

<p>Besides that
UNC - Reach
UCSD - Slight Reach (out of state)
UCLA - Slight Reach/ Reach (out of state)</p>

<p>USC - Good
Michigan - good (slight reach if ann arbor)</p>

<p>Try and get a few safety schools</p>


<p>UNC-CH: Reach (out of state)
Michigan: Match
USC: Match
UCLA: Reach (out of state)
UCSD: Slight Reach (out of state)</p>

<p>UNC-CH accepts much fewer kids out of state compared to in-state and UMich is really popular. My advice is to get in applications fast, if you haven't done so already.</p>

<p>UNC ..very unlikely stats would need to be you are female and that will also hurt you
Dont know about others..
Good luck !</p>

<p>BTW "whos who" is meaningless in my opinion..It will not help your app.</p>

<p>sorry- weighted gpa is 4.3 not 3.3. does that change anyones vote lol?</p>

<p>is unc really that hard to get into? i thought unc would be slightly easier than usc</p>

<p>The averages for USC are a 4.0 gpa and 1340 SAT. On your stats alone it sounds like you have a good chance, but stats aren't everything to them.</p>

<p>UNC takes 17% from out of state by law. So that works out to very few kids. Hence you gotta have a hook or pretty exceptional stats to get in from out of state. Now if you are in state its different. Also they have a very high % females so its harder if you are female.
So when you are aiming for UNC you are not on a level playing ground as you may be with other colleges as its stacked against you from the start if you are out of state.</p>

<p>Mocha..the 4.3 will not change the vote..sorry (waitlisted D. had 4.6) </p>

<p>BTW on the USC is that 4.0 weighted or unweighted?</p>

<p>UNC-Chapel Hill: Reach
UMichigan: Match
USC: Match
UCLA: Reach
UCSD: Slight Reach</p>

<p>I believe it is weighted, but not positive.</p>