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***Official UNC - Chapel Hill 2016 RD Results***

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Replies to: ***Official UNC - Chapel Hill 2016 RD Results***

  • sunshine919303sunshine919303 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): Didn't submit
    • ACT:Composite: 30 English: 34 Math: 29
    • SAT II: Didn't submit
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): uhh...weird scale like 3.7
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Not ranked
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP classes not offered
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):
    • Senior Year Course Load:Honors Calculus, Honors Stats, Honors English, Honors Spanish 5, and a bunch of other classes..
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Yearbook; 4 years (Editor in chief 12th grade, Assist Editor 10th and 11th grade) Varsity Soccer; 4 years, Literary magazine; 3 years (Editor of layout all 3 years) Writing Center; 2 years (nominated). I have others, but these are my most important.
    • Job/Work Experience: Babysitter
    • Volunteer/Community service:Random community service, tutoring, assistant coach at Rainbow soccer
    • Summer Activities: Lots of travel experiences
    • Essays: I was really happy with it
    • Teacher Recommendation:Really great! and they went to UNC-Ch! My teachers love me :]
    • Counselor Rec:I'm sure it was great
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): NC
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type:
    • Ethnicity:White, but not American
    • Gender:Female
    • Income Bracket:
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): First generation college student in America
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Well-rounded
    • Weaknesses: No APs, but because they aren't offered
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Scores, Recs, ECs, and I really think my personality was apparent in my short answer questions :]
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted: Elon Rejected: UVA and Duke Waitlisted: Washington and Lee Waiting for: William and Mary, Georgetown, Davidson, Richmond, and..hmm..Oh! Wake Forest!
    General Comments: I'm SOOOO EXCITED! 99% sure this is where I'm going.
  • sunshine919303sunshine919303 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    Scratch that! I just got into Wake Forest..
  • BrianLuongBrianLuong Registered User Posts: 10 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 750 math 720 reading 720 writing
    • ACT:
    • SAT II:
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.7
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): <top 10%
    • AP (place score in parenthesis):
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):
    • Senior Year Course Load: ap stat, ap gov, ap chinese, ap english, ap econ, ib history, ib math
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): nothing

    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): science olympiad, nothing much
    • Job/Work Experience none
    • Volunteer/Community service: none
    • Summer Activities: none
    • Essays: very risky ;o
    • Teacher Recommendation: one of em was stellar, the other , not so sure
    • Counselor Rec: good
    • Additional Rec:
    • Interview:
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): NC
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: large public (magnet)
    • Ethnicity: asian
    • Gender: male
    • Income Bracket: <100k
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
    Reflection
    • Strengths: in state
    • Weaknesses: GPA, SAT, ECs (not asian enough)
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: In state. luck. my brother goes there?
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: accepted nc state.
    General Comments: TARHEELS
  • UNC2016UNC2016 Registered User Posts: 41 Junior Member
    Hey guys! Congrats to everyone who got accepted.

    This is the official UNC class of 2016 fb group. This is an excellent place to ask current students questions, look for a roommate, and just meet other awesome recently admitted students just like you!

    [url=http://www.****/groups/138201759612514/]Log In | Facebook[/url]
  • litokhmaikidlitokhmaikid Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    [ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted Out of State[ /b][ /color][ /size]

    [ b]Objective:[ /b][ list]
    [ *] SAT I (breakdown): 2200 (800R, 700M, 700W)
    [ *] ACT:
    [ *] SAT II: 800 Chemistry, 780 Math II, 760 Physics
    [ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.91
    [ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable):
    [ *] AP (place score in parenthesis): World History (5), Physics B (4), Chemistry (5), English Language (5), Calc BC (5)
    [ *] IB (place score in parenthesis):
    [ *] Senior Year Course Load: Differential Equations, AP English Literature, AP American Government, AP Psychology, AP Biology, French 4
    [ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):AP Scholar
    [ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
    [ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Debate Club (President), Hiking, Doctor Shadowing, Volunteering
    [ *] Job/Work Experience:
    [ *] Volunteer/Community service: Hospital, Library, School
    [ *] Summer Activities:
    [ *] Essays: Good I think.
    [ *] Teacher Recommendation: Good-Did not get to read them.
    [ *] Counselor Rec: Ok- Counselor was new this year.
    [ *] Additional Rec:
    [ *] Interview:
    [ /list][ b]Other[ /b][ list]
    [ *] Applied for Financial Aid?: Yes
    [ *] Intended Major: Biochemistry
    [ *] State (if domestic applicant): WA
    [ *] Country (if international applicant):
    [ *] School Type: Public
    [ *] Ethnicity: Asian
    [ *] Gender: Public
    [ *] Income Bracket:
    [ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
    [ /list][ b]Reflection[ /b][ list]
    [ *] Strengths: Scores and Essays
    [ *] Weaknesses: GPA, Extracurricular (lacking leadership)
    [ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/denied: See strengths
    [ /list][ b]General Comments:[ /b]
  • floridadad55floridadad55 Registered User Posts: 2,262 Senior Member
    lulu:

    I am surprised you were not admitted. Your stats, as a URM, would seem more than sufficient.

    I hope you get in off the wait list, but I suspect that you will receive a lot of acceptances from other schools.

    Best Wishes
  • UNCmarrisaUNCmarrisa Registered User Posts: 141 Junior Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]
    In State (ish)

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 590 (reading) 510 (math) 600 (writing
    • ACT:N/A
    • SAT II: N/A
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.9
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): No rank (top 5% of class)
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP US (lol) , AP Lang (3) , I've taken more senior year
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): N/A
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP biology, AP lit, Pre-Calc, yearbook, Human anatomy and physiology, AP Government, Word processor/Spreadsheet applications
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Not sure ....
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): President of Senior Class, Yearbook editor, Vice President of Student2Student, National Honor Society, Varsity Cheerleading captain, Marching Band, Orchestra, Concert band, Etc
    • Job/Work Experience: Romano's Macaroni Grill (1 year, saluta/server assistant)
    • Volunteer/Community service: wayy too many to name (lazy)
    • Summer Activities: Bum ? Just kidding I worked all summer (:
    • Essays: They were pretty spiffy if I do say so myself
    • Teacher Recommendation: My teachers loved me ? (;
    • Counselor Rec: He likes me too I guess ?
    • Additional Rec: Nope
    • Interview: I am in Japan so no
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): North Carolina (currently residing in Okinawa, Japan)
    • Country (if international applicant): United States (living on Marine Corp Base)
    • School Type: DoDDs school (public)
    • Ethnicity: Black
    • Gender: Female
    • Income Bracket: very high
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): URM, military dependent
    Reflection
    • Strengths: My essays, leadership positions, extra curricular activities
    • Weaknesses: My SAT score /:
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:I honestly have no idea. I believe its because of my GPA and my extra curricular activities (I have had very good grades and I'm president of a lot of everything). I think also because I am African-American. But mostly I believe it was my essay because I wrote about how I completely failed my cheerleading tryouts in 8th grade but made the varsity team my Junior year and became captain my senior year!
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
      NC state, Syracuse, UMass, Florida State, UNC Charlotte, Maryville University
    General Comments:
  • fireinyourholefireinyourhole Registered User Posts: 29 New Member
    Dont have the time for a full reply, im sorry.

    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted OSS[/size] - Assured Admission for Kennan Flagler

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown):2020 - M660 R660 W690
    • ACT:
    • SAT II: M2 730 P 730
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):Predicted 43/45 (pure BS, ill get like 40/45 max)
    Reflection
    • Strengths: My essays and my extras
    • Weaknesses: My scores
    • Why you think you were accepted: Very strong essay and extracurricular
    • Where else were you accepted: Umich, UCLA, Babson

      I applied for business and I was happy when I got assured into Kennan Flagler. My scores aren't that great at all but what really boosted me was my essays and my extras. I focused a lot on my essays and i did a lot of research on the school itself and i showed why i thought that UNC was a perfect match for me in my essays.

      My extras were quite impressive. I was the head of a community service project in which we had to raise lots of money and provide services to under serviced villagers (i dont live in the US, but I am a citizen). In addition I had an internship at Facebook and another startup and I received a top position in a prestigious business plan competition and thats about it :). I am aiming for Cornell but I am very happy with UNC and I think its a great school.

      Congrats to those who got in :)

      And to those who were unlucky - dont give up hope!

      I wish everybody the best of luck :)
  • albina23albina23 Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
    fireinyourhole, how do you get assured admission?:)
  • skypheonixskypheonix Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted OOS[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2380 (780 CR) on one take
    • ACT:
    • SAT II: 800 Math II, 800 Physics
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.87
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 30 something / 492
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): (5's) Chemistry, Calculus BC, English Language, World History, Physics B
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Biology, AP Physics C Emag, AP Physics C Mechanics, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP English Literature, Advanced Orchestra 4, Linear Algebra (w/ Georgia Tech), Multivairiable Calc (w/ Georgia Tech), Weight Lifting 3
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Nothing that special.
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Football, Orchestra (Co-Secretary/Nationally Recognized Group), Math Team (Treasurer/ARML), Science Olympiad, Beta Club, Piano, Physics Bowl
    • Job/Work Experience: Was a contributor to the Cramster.com homework message boards and got paid in gift cards.
    • Volunteer/Community service: Volunteered in Human Resources/Bariatric Department/Emergency Room of the local Emory hospital branch.
    • Summer Activities: Conditioning/Practice for football, Competed for Georgia for ARML, Volunteering at Emory hospital branch
    • Essays: Pretty good.
    • Teacher Recommendation: Lang teacher loves me, Chem teacher gave me something reminiscent of a template I believe.
    • Counselor Rec: Not bad. I think.
    • Additional Rec: None
    • Interview: None
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Good old Georgia.
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Public. Rather competitive.
    • Ethnicity: Asian
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket:
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
    Reflection
    • Strengths: I'm involved in a lot of stuff.
    • Weaknesses: Depth of involvement could be better.
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: I'm somewhat rounded out.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted to UGA, Georgia Tech, UAB at Birmingham, W-listed by WashU, waiting on UPenn, Vandy, and Duke (haha...)
    General Comments: Keep hope if things didn't work out - y'all are smart folks and I'm sure something nice will work out for you :). For potential future classmates, you might be seeing me around campus as a fellow tar-heel.
  • FLnative28FLnative28 Registered User Posts: 203 Junior Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted OOS[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2070 730/680M/660W
    • ACT: did not report
    • SAT II: History 730
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.92/4.4 weighted
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 7/518 weighted Top 2%
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): Statistics (3), Government (5)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Biology, AP Comp Government, AP English Lit, DE Trigonometry, DE Spanish 1 and 2, DE Developmental Psychology, DE Survey of Broadcasting, DE International Relations
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): DAR award, chosen by the faculty of the high school
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): 2nd place in state for Constitutional debate contest
    • Job/Work Experience: going on 3rd year as a lifeguard
    • Volunteer/Community service: over 100+ hours with Habitat for Humanity
    • Summer Activities: working!
    • Essays: Wrote about breaking down the societal cliques in high school.
    • Teacher Recommendation: 3 of them, all excellent
    • Counselor Rec: great
    • Additional Rec:
    • Interview: no
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): FL
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: public high school
    • Ethnicity: White/Hispanic
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: $100+
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Graduating high school with AA from the CC college at the same time.
    • Weaknesses: Lack of leadership positions/sports
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted at University of Florida, Florida State Honors, Ohio State Scholars, UCF Honors, USF Honors
    General Comments: Unless a great scholarship package is offered by UNC, it will be University of Florida.
  • sp8675sp8675 Registered User Posts: 44 Junior Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Waitlisted OOS[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): CR: 630, M: 670, W:720 (1300/2020)
    • ACT: none
    • SAT II: did not submit to UNC
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.4
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 84 out of 653
    • AP (place score in parenthesis):did not submit
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):none
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Government, AP Literature and Composition, AP Art History, AP Psychology, AP AB Calc, Math Center Peer Tutor, Physics Honors
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society, AP Scholar, Scholar of the Week, Scholar Athlete
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Lacrosse; Summer and Winter Travel Lacrosse; Arlington Chorus, a competitive choral group, have performed at the White House, the Greenbrier, the Vice President's house, Legg Mason Tennis Tournament, various State Department Dinners, in jingles for radio advertisements, and more; Environmental Club, we started a composting program within the school system; Latin Club (Vice President); St. Paul's Youth Vestry (Board Member)
    • Job/Work Experience:Internship under a speech therapist where I taught two boys who were adopted from a neglected home how to speak.
    • Volunteer/Community service: Regular volunteer at local food drives, worked in soup kitchen, acolyte, lector(I lead my church's congregation in prayers and lessons), math tutor at my school, Wheels to Africa, Relay for Life participant
    • Summer Activities:
      Sophomore: Worked in an Episcopal school in the Dominican Republic
      Junior: Player in the Wolf Trap Opera Company's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Summer Lacrosse
      Senior: Summer Lacrosse, College Visits, SAT Prep
    • Essays: Fantastic
    • Teacher Recommendation: Waived, but I have a great relationship with my teacher
    • Counselor Rec: Waived, but my counselor nominated me for an award and we get along, so I'm guessing that it was probably good
    • Additional Rec: Waived, but again, great relationship with this teacher
    • Interview:None
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): VA
    • Country (if international applicant):USA
    • School Type: Public, large (almost 3000)
    • Ethnicity: White
    • Gender: Female
    • Income Bracket:Varies
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):Third-Generation Legacy
    Reflection
    • Strengths:Legacy Status; honest and original essays; Recs, Volunteer Work, Level of interest
    • Weaknesses:Out of state, my class rank, senior year activities less outstanding than sophomore or junior year ones
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: My legacy status, but I also had a lot of service, recs from teachers who know me very well and think highly of me, and fantastic essays.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
      Accepted: Virginia Tech, Dickinson College, JMU (waiting to hear back from honors) U of South Carolina (with scholarship, will pay in-state tuition), UNC Wilmington (invited to apply to honors college)
      Rejected: UVA
    General Comments: I know that I would never have made the waitlist without my legacy status, but I was soooooo excited, much more than I should have been, when I was wait listed because I think I would have no chance at all. I would never have applied had I not been encouraged by my dad and one of my friends to do so. UNC is my top choice and I will always love this school. I feel that my recs, essays, and service help me get in as well, because I know the school is big on service and I was very honest and open with my essays.

    UNC is a top school, and to get in you do need to be a strong student, but they also care about what kind of person you are. I immediately fell in love with the school when a member of the admissions committee said that the school cares about who you are. She spoke about how there are a lot of talented people who are good at what they do, but many of them are not kind people, and that that was unfortunate. She emphasized the fact that the school truly does look at its applicants holistically, and that your essays and teacher recs are extremely important to them.

    My parents, and even I myself somewhat, thought that some of this was just stuff the school had to say to look good until we received my admission's decision. Many of the OOS legacy who I know who have been accepted to UNC would have gotten into the school anyways because they are bright students, but for most it is still difficult. I could never have gotten in, even with my legacy and grades, if I hadn't been honest with the admissions staff. I am not Saint, and this will sound corny, but I do have strong moral and always try my best to stick to them and do what I feel is right.

    Congratulations to everyone who was accepted and I wish you all the best of luck! Hopefully by some chance I will be admitted off of the waitlist and will see you all in the fall. Go Tar Heels!

    P.S. Sorry I wrote an essay
  • Rice1961Rice1961 Registered User Posts: 540 Member
    Has everyone heard by now?
  • livenotonevillivenotonevil Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Waitlisted OOS[/size]


    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2330 (800 M, 800 W, 730 CR)
    • ACT: -
    • SAT II: 760 bio, 750 math II
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): school only does weighted, 4.15
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 1st decile (top 10%)
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP Bio (5), APUSH (5), AP Calc AB (5), AP English Lang (5)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): -
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Calc BC, AP Chem, AP Econ, AP English Lit, Honors physics, chorale
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): national merit finalist, ap scholar with honor
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): tons of stuff in music/theater, some leadership
    • Job/Work Experience: -
    • Volunteer/Community service: summer hospital volunteer
    • Summer Activities: ^see above
    • Essays: I thought they were pretty good...
    • Teacher Recommendation: one was outstanding, the other I didn't read
    • Counselor Rec: idk?
    • Additional Rec: -
    • Interview: -
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): PA
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: public
    • Ethnicity: Asian
    • Gender: female
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
    Reflection
    • Strengths: test scores, GPA, and academic rigor
    • Weaknesses: extracurriculars?
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: I was honestly pretty surprised because I never realized that UNC was so much more selective for OOS students. Maybe they thought I wasn't well rounded enough and too focused on academics.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted: Washington University in St Louis, Brandeis, Richmond, U of Rochester, UMich, Pittsburgh, Penn State
      Waitlisted: Emory
    General Comments:
    I admit I was pretty bummed/confused as to why I was waitlisted, but I already got into my first choice school (WashU) so I won't be staying on the waitlist
  • OriginalnameOriginalname Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted In-State[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2170
    • ACT: Didn't submit
    • SAT II: US History (780), Chemistry (650)
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.85
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Top 10%
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): US History (5), World History (5), English Language (5), Chemistry (3)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):
    • Senior Year Course Load: Wind Ensemble, AP Literature, H. Marine Science (needed to graduate, and Environmental was a schedule conflict), AP Calculus AB, AP Spanish Language, IB 20th Century History
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): None, other than AP Scholar with Honor
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Quiz Bowl, Marching Band
    • Job/Work Experience: Worked over the summer at law firm
    • Volunteer/Community service: Next to none
    • Summer Activities: Worked, spent the others on my ass watching TV
    • Essays: Fairly good
    • Teacher Recommendation: Probably very good
    • Counselor Rec: No idea
    • Additional Rec: No
    • Interview: N/A
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): NC
    • Country (if international applicant): USA
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: White
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: High
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Ability to move small objects with my mind
    • Weaknesses: Getting kicked in the balls
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Because.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted: Wake, NC State, UNC-Asheville, waitlisted at Davidson
    General Comments: *Generic comment ending with 'go heels w000'*
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