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Chances Academically?

ThespianDreamsThespianDreams Registered User Posts: 152 Junior Member
Hey all. I'm a senior who applied RD for the Frost School of Music for the BA in Musical Theatre. Academically, how do you think I stand?

SAT: 2000--- M620, V670, W710

ACT: 30
English-29
Math-26
Reading-34
Sience- 29
Writing- 29

UnweightedGPA with only academics: 87
Weighted GPA with only academics- 89.5
Unweighted with non academcs- 93

Work Experince:

Coldstone Creamery- freshman through sophomore
Kaos Klothing- Senior
Babysitting- freshman through senior
Junior Councelor- Performing Arts sleep away camp

ECs (Its a novel):

International Thespian Society (Dramatic Arts honors society, double honors, super honors by end of senior year)
Tri-M (Musical Honors Society)

VOCAL TRAINING: 1999 - 2006

ACTING TRAINING
• Comedia Del Arte
• Long Form Improvisation Workshop
• Diction Coach (Foreign Accent Study)
• Audition Technique

DANCE TRAINING
• Theater Dance: 2003-2006
• Jazz- Summer 2005

THEATER PERFORMANCE:
• The Fantasitks (Bellomy)
• The Most Happy Fella (Doc)
• Les Miserables (Fantine)
• Grease (Patty Simcox)
• The Laramie Project (Sherry Johnson, Email Writer, Jen, Juror)
• Voices from the High School (Catherine, Senior Girl)
• The Complat Wrks of Wllm Skspr [Abridged]- (About 10 seperate roles)

GROUP VOCAL PERFORMANCE:
• Metropolitan Youth Chorale (soloist)
• Nassau County All-County Choir (1999-2006)
• New York State All-State Mixed Chorus
• Chamber Singers (Honors Chorus, 2005)
• Adelettes (Honors Female Acappella Barbershop, 2003-2006)

SOLO VOCAL PERFORMANCE:
• Syosset High School Cabaret Night
• Syosset High School ACT Winter Showcase
• Syosset High School Theater Arts Night
• Frenchwoods Festival of the Performing Arts Talent Show

MISCELLANEOUS:
• Assistant Director, Godspell, Summer 2005 (Cast Ages 11-14)
• Frenchwoods Festival of the Performing Arts (Summer 2004, 2005)
• Teacher of Stage Makeup Class (2004 - 2005)
• Head of Stage Makeup Committee for Syosset High School’s Theater Club, The Association of Creative Thespians, (2004 - 2006)
• Costume Design for Museum, The Music Man, Macbeth
• Makeup Design for The Man Who Came to Dinner, West Side Story, Romeo and Juliet, The Laramie Project, Oklahoma!, As You Like It
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Replies to: Chances Academically?

  • A2Wolves6A2Wolves6 Registered User Posts: 4,232 Senior Member
    I think you are a well rounded applicant. You have great test scores, a solid GPA (A-/B+, i'm guessing around a 3.6) actually a little low, tons of ECs, and work experience. Strong in the ECs related to the major as well. Isn't your application mainly try-out based though?
  • ThespianDreamsThespianDreams Registered User Posts: 152 Junior Member
    Yes, but the Academics ARE worrying me. Just the low GPA, though.
  • MTgeekMTgeek - Posts: 113 Junior Member
    I would not consider a 3.6 low by any standards. Especially considering that you obviously have many things outside of school happening in your life. The fact that you kept up the grades while maintaining participation in your craft is a big plus. I wish I could say the same for myself
  • mag00mag00 Registered User Posts: 155 Junior Member
    Lol I got into this school with a much worse GPA (something like 3.2), then again I put no financial aid and I'm not quite sure UM is need-blind.
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