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SubMachineNipsSubMachineNips Registered User Posts: 599 Member
OOS White Male (New Jersey)
UC GPA: 4.0 (I think i calculated this correctly)
UW GPA: 3.64
ACT: 30 (27R 33M 31E 29S)
SAT: 1250/1900 (560CR 690M 650W)
Rank (as of 3rd MP so could have gone up): 12/83 (Top 15% and rising)

Will be sending ACT and probably be retaking the ACT in the fall cause that was the first time I took it.

Courseload: 4APs by the time I graduate (school only offers 6-7 per year), 6 Honors

ECs:
Baseball (4 yr)
Bowling (2 yr)
NHS (2 yr)
Science Team (2 yr)
Math Team (2 yr)
Summer job (4 yr)

upward trend in grades (3 Bs 3 As soph year, 4As 1 B jr. year)

i'm pretty sure my SATs put me in deep **** but i think my ACT is OK. any input?
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  • MrSpamMrSpam Registered User Posts: 1,175 Senior Member
    You need 2 SAT2s as well. Once you send your SAT2 scores, it automatically sends your SAT1 scores as well. Your stats are roughly equivalent to mine when I applied, although I had a higher GPA and I was instate, so it might be a little harder for you. Do well on your SAT2s and we'll see from there.
  • SubMachineNipsSubMachineNips Registered User Posts: 599 Member
    Yeah the other schools I'm applying to like UMich and UWisc don't require SAT2s, but the one I did take was Bio in 9th grade and I got a 600 :\ ...I got a 5 on the AP Chem so I would probably be capable of nearly an 800 on the Chem SAT2 and I think I could do pretty well on one of the math ones if I take them in October.
  • ronald2007ronald2007 Registered User Posts: 49 Junior Member
    bring up you SATs to the 2000s and try to get 800s on you SATs2...hold leadership positions as well..and one of the most important write a really good essay. you should start as soon as possible so you get it corrected. but write a really good one.
  • MrSpamMrSpam Registered User Posts: 1,175 Senior Member
    Remember, it's Math Level 2 only. Don't bother with Level 1. Also, the Chem SAT2 has a funky portion where you have 2 columns, it's really hard to explain. I suggest you get a practice book for that.
  • SubMachineNipsSubMachineNips Registered User Posts: 599 Member
    Ronald, I don't have time to take the SAT2s AND SATs again...so I'll probably just send the ACTs (hopefully they just convert it to 2050 SAT like I think it converts to) and take Chem and Math SAT2s in October...I heard about the chem thing, my friend took it and told me.
  • ShrinkrapShrinkrap Registered User Posts: 11,790 Senior Member
    "2050 SAT like I think it converts to"

    Is that using this formula?
    From http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/paths_to_adm/freshman/exam_eligibility.html

    Eligibility by Examination Alone

    Calculating the UC Score Total

    If you took the ACT plus Writing exam: Convert your highest math, reading, science and combined English/writing score from a single sitting to equivalent UC scores (see the translation table below). Multiply the sum of your converted math, reading and science scores by two-thirds, then add the converted English/writing score. Add this subtotal to your two highest SAT Subject Test scores from two different subject areas, which are also converted to equivalent UC Scores. Example: (math + reading + science) x 0.667 + English/writing + Subject Test 1 + Subject Test 2) = UC Score Total.
  • kick53rv3kick53rv3 Registered User Posts: 1,803 Senior Member
    well you still have oct, nov and december to take SAT and SATII so I don't see why you say you don't have time to take them
  • SubMachineNipsSubMachineNips Registered User Posts: 599 Member
    I've already taken the SATs twice (got 1830 on the first one). I don't know if taking them a third time is wise.

    EDIT: I saw that site earlier. A 30 ACT was 80 points as was an average of 680 on each section of the SAT, which=2040. This gives me a 2010.

    http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/highered/ra/sat/satACT_concordance.pdf
  • kick53rv3kick53rv3 Registered User Posts: 1,803 Senior Member
    I believe they don't average them out until you take SAT the 4th time...
  • flopsyflopsy Registered User Posts: 8,368 Senior Member
    SubMachineNips:

    UCLA: Reach (out of state)
  • bannana_girlbannana_girl Registered User Posts: 1,093 Member
    reach

    get that sat to 2200+...ur chances will drastically improve
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