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Pleasseee Chance me!! instate!!

UNCDUDE1995UNCDUDE1995 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
ok so i'm losing my mind over whether i actually have good chances on getting into chapel hill and i've tried several chance calculators and have gotten everything from moderate chances to great chances.

Aniticapted Major-Business administration or Communications

Academics...
-Weighted GPA-4.17(end of Junior year, should be closer to 4.25 by end of first semester of senior year)

-Unweighted GPA-3.55(Should be closer to 3.6 by end of first semester of Senior year

Ranked-23 of 230-245

F.Y.I.
My schools GPA grading scale is different than most in NC, to get a 4.0 in a class you have to have a 96+ then for each point under a 96 it subtracts .125 to get your GPA in a class (i.e. 95=3.875, 94=3.75, 93=3.625 etc...) and we grade on a 7 point scale like most NC schools

-SAT-1980

-PSAT-186

EC's
Marching band
SADD (Students against drunk driving)
H.O.P.E club
Journalism
Spanish Club
FCA

Athletics
Varsity Track & Field

Community Service
120 hours assisting kids at 4-H camp
100 hours volunteering at local hospital

Awards
Lettered for academics, athletics, and Band

Senior classes
AP Calculus AB
AP English IV
AP Enviromental sience
Honors Spanish IV
Marching Band

Other
Male
In-state
African-American
Parents are immigrants (Ethiopia)
Raised bilingual
Sister is graduate of UNC-Chapel hill and is currently in UNC med school
other sister is graduate of Princeton
First american generation in family
Parents make lots of $$
Attend best school in county that has 3-5 students accepted to Chapel Hill each year
also i have taken the most rigorous course load and have never denied a chance for an honor/AP class.
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Replies to: Pleasseee Chance me!! instate!!

  • phillayphillay Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    You should definitely get your GPA up but other than that you like good for UNC.
  • SJR0523SJR0523 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    You'll most likely get in.
  • jambabyjambaby Registered User Posts: 690 Member
    Hope this doesn't sound mean, but you're not seriously worried, are you? You have the Ethiopian/first generation card, and after seeing your sisters' experiences, you should be feeling pretty good...
  • HighSchoolDropInHighSchoolDropIn Registered User Posts: 102 Junior Member
    I stopped reading after African American. You're in. You'd probably be in even if you were white.
  • UNCDUDE1995UNCDUDE1995 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    Hahaha i really did get a good laugh on that one. Thanks you guys!!
  • TheASIANhereTheASIANhere Registered User Posts: 59 Junior Member
    Sorry dude, judging by your stats...
    I am gonna say you have 120% chance of getting into UNC.
  • bwill1050bwill1050 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    How about this???

    Major: Pharmacy or Undecided
    GPA: 4.375
    Unweighted: 3.583333
    Grading scale like most NC high schools:
    AP:6
    H:5
    Academic:4
    A: 93-100, etc

    Ranked 56/558 (Would being 1 spot away from top 10 percentile matter?)
    SAT: 1780(Big worry)

    EC-s Violin-individual performances and community orchestra and leader of school orchestra for 1 year
    Volunteer at hospital for 250+ hours
    Summer work for local city
    Member of National Honor Society

    Awards: violin, honor role
    Senior classes:
    AP Calc AB AND BC
    AP ENGLISH IV
    Honors Espanol III
    AP ECON
    Honors Human anatomy
    Honors Physics
    AP Physics

    Male
    In-state
    Parents are immigrants (Asian)
    Raised bilingual
    only child
    first generation family
    high school is in top 7 percent
    taken most rigorous classes
  • SeattleBulldogSeattleBulldog Registered User Posts: 1,152 Senior Member
    Well... 95% of of admitted UNC students have a high school GPA of 3.75 or higher, so you are at a slight disadvantage. That means you should apply early to UNC, and retake your SAT scores. You have an OK chance of getting in.
  • bwill1050bwill1050 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    should i be ticked off over being so close to top 10 percent? or are they leniant?
  • phillayphillay Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    They will be lenient I would imagine. Your SAT scores are the larger red flag however. You REALLY need to get those up to around the 2000 range to offset your GPA
  • bwill1050bwill1050 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    and also for anyone who knows what duke tip is, should i add that on? even they are rivals?
  • cookiebichoncookiebichon Registered User Posts: 54 Junior Member
    Yes, add TIP in. They told me at a presentation they did at my high school that they love TIP kids.
  • UNCDUDE1995UNCDUDE1995 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    Oh i just realized somethings. I meant to put 1880 on the SAT and when i said first American Generation i was trying to say that i was the first natural born citizen of my family and will be the first one to go to a U.S. university but both of my parents have degrees from ethiopia, in fact my dad has an M.D. And i plan on applying on EA
  • UNCDUDE1995UNCDUDE1995 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    And also i'd like to know if i have any chances for Duke and Wake as well.
  • DangRNADangRNA Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    You should get in based off of my stats when I got in. OOS and my SAT was around the same as yours and my GPA was around yours. You also have more ECs than I did. Good luck!
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