Can the kids that were accepted EA give their stats? Interested to know what Dickinson is looking for. Thanks!
GPA weighted: 4.103
GPA unweighted: 3.6
class rank(decile): 4th
junior year: Computer Science A
senior year: Physics C; Macroeconomics; Calculus AB
Senior year course load: All honors/AP’s; all A’s, one B+ in English
Public high school in New Jersey
Financial Aid Applicant
High School STEM Academy
I also said hello to my admissions counselor at a high school college fair.
Varsity Tennis Team
Volunteered at a local elementary school to tutor in math
Four years in the school orchestra
Studied Abroad in wildlife conservation and environmental science in Botswana, Africa with CIEE
Completed a 200-mile hike across Spain (Camino de Santiago)
Worked aftercare at a local elementary school freshman and sophomore year (paid)
Admitted EA with benjamin rush scholarship and a Dickinson grant.
DS was admitted EA with a 3.8 and a 33 ACT. Will have completed 8 APs at the end of this year. All 4s and 5s on ones completed so far. Public hs.
Eagle Scout and deep involvement in Scouting, plus president of a school club.
Interviewed w/ alum (we are oos in FL) and Toured.
Received John Dickinson scholarship of $20k.
DD admitted EA with 3.76 UW, 4.1 W, 1420 SAT and 34 ACT. All honors and AP classes in high school except for math, but is taking a Pitt calc course this year. Lots of extracurriculars, active in music (cello in honors orchestra, upper level jazz band on piano), marching band color guard, dance student for 15 years, president of NHS, Women in Stem club officer/founding member, has done several service trips through church and active in youth group, etc. Lifeguard in the summer. In general just a really nice kid that others look up to.
Interviewed on campus, brother currently a student at Dickinson.
Accepted with Rush Scholarship and a great financial aid package.
Sophomore Year - European History (4)
Junior Year - Environmental Science (5), US History (5), Microeconomics (4), Macroeconomics (4)
Senior Year - Computer Science Principles, Statistics, Comparative Government, US Government
Public school in New York
Senior year grades: All As
Did apply for financial aid
Model UN - Treasurer for 2 years and chair at a couple conferences
National Honor Society
Link Leader (help freshmen transition to hs)
Teacher’s assistant at my former religious school
Band through all of high school, pit orchestra for the musical for 3 years
Contact with Dickinson:
Tour in fall of senior year
Spoke with my regional admissions counselor when he visited my hs
Accepted EA with John Dickinson Scholarship
GPA weighted: 4.54
GPA unweighted: 3.9
Top 2% of Class
2 years in full time Concurrent Enrollment at at 4 year university
Charter School in Colorado
Financial Aid Applicant
President of school’s Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica
4 years on local Teen Library Council
2 years as a Student Leader in City Teen Court
Member of NHS
3 years in Amatuer club boxing
Over 500 hours of community service
Admitted with Dickinson grant