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My chances of getting into A&M?

FakeXpertFakeXpert Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
Top 25%
Class Rank - 131/650 - Highly Competitive School
GPA - 3.54
New SAT - 1150 - First test, gonna take another. For automatic admission I need 1300.

Have not taken any regular classes ever.
4 - IHP Classes
4 - AP Classes
Required 2 years of foreign language
10 Pre-AP Classes
College Trigonometry
College English

4 Years Varsity Tennis - 2 Years Team Captain
2 Years Football
Rotary Leadership
State FPS Qualifier - 2 Years
Plenty More.......

Race - Asian
Gender - Male

Replies to: My chances of getting into A&M?

  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 76,598 Senior Member
    If you reach the automatic admission threshold, then it becomes an admission safety (for the school, not necessarily your intended major). Otherwise, consider it a reach.

    Of course, you also need to be able to afford the net price to attend.
  • TxSkerTxSker Registered User Posts: 218 Junior Member
    You need a 1360 on the new SAT to gain Academic Admit status:

    Applicants qualify for automatic academic admission (but not necessarily to the major of choice), if they:

    successfully complete Texas A&M's required coursework, and rank in the top quarter of their graduating class on or before the application deadline, and meet test score minimums
    New SAT:
    Total score of at least a 1360 with at least:
    620 Math; and
    660 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW)

    Composite score of at least 30 with at least:
    27 Math; and
    27 English
  • gogogogobruinsgogogogobruins Registered User Posts: 216 Junior Member
    If you don't get automatic admit thru test scores, it would be very difficult. TAMU doesn't consider race much but they will look T your EC, leadership ability, and essays. Try ACT?! Our son didn't do too well on SAT (1330) but got 36 on ACT English and Science and 34 composite.
  • RMNiMiTzRMNiMiTz Registered User Posts: 808 Member
    edited March 2017
    New SAT - 1150 - First test, gonna take another. For automatic admission I need 1300.

    Not sure where you are getting this from.

    Minimum is 1380 total, with at least 620 in Math and 660 in Reading. Please note that a 1280 (620+660), will not cut it because the total has to be at least 1380.

    However, once you get Academic Admit, your EC's and schedule rigor rating should be enough.
  • AGmomx2AGmomx2 Registered User Posts: 1,272 Senior Member
    That is the old SAT number, 1300. New SAT is 1360 . http://admissions.tamu.edu/freshman/admitted
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