My son is a rising senior and will apply before November 1. He has had his heart set on UMd since competing in National History Day on the campus in 8th grade. Finances will determine whether Maryland remains on the list. What are your thoughts on acceptance into the Honors College and Banneker/ Key Scholarship?
He attends a highly competitive district wide program for academically gifted high school students with dual enrollment on a local college campus. SAT 1910 super scored and ACT 30. Taking both again this fall.
11 APs with minimum score of 3 majority 4/5
AP Scholar with Distinction
15 dual enrollment college courses totaling 45 hours college credit
300+ hours community service so far
President of Student Body
Various academic honor societies
US Senate Youth Scholarship Program rep from our state
State National History Day winner since 8th grade
Competed in National History Day competition at College Park 3 times
Various other clubs including History Club and Key and Scroll
Works part time job as cashier and customer service leader 20 hours/ wk
Possible Communications/ Public Relations major with Poli Sci minor.
Appreciate any insight you can provide.