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Univ. of N. Carolina- Chapel Hill chance regular decision? Any input appreciated!

pdrisspdriss Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
Any feedback is truly appreciated!

I am a Hispanic female and will be a first- generation college student. I will also be applying in-state.

-3.94 GPA (out of 4.0).
-3.897 HOPE GPA
-36/524 Class Ranking ( Top 6%)
-1780 SAT (610 reading, 590 math, 580 writing)~ based on one SAT score but will be retaking in October
- 28 ACT score ( 26 English, 25 math, 32 Reading, & 28 science) ~ based on two tests and will be retaking this month again
- 10 AP Classes by the end of high school including: AP Human Geo. (3) AP World History (3), AP US History (4) , AP Psychology (4) , AP Physics, AP Literature, AP Government, AP French, AP Statistics, and AP Macroeconomics.

- Extracurriculars/Volunteer Work:
Hospital Volunteer (three summers in various departments of the hospital), library volunteer ( 2 summers), American Red Cross club (vice president for 2 years), Juntos club ( 3 years and secretary for 1), National Honor Society ( 3 years), Beta Club ( 3), United football Soccer Academy (3), junior varsity girls soccer team ( 4 years and captain for 2), & Varsity Girls cross country team (1)

- Awards:
AP Scholar with Honor, HS certificate of honor (accelerated algebra 1 CC), HS certificate of honor (11th grade honors LA), HS academic letter, HS academic bar, Semi-finalist for county student leadership program, JV Soccer Coach's Award, & Questbridge College Prep Scholar

Thank you again!!

Replies to: Univ. of N. Carolina- Chapel Hill chance regular decision? Any input appreciated!

  • noname87noname87 Registered User Posts: 1,181 Senior Member
    Everything looks good except the SAT and ACT. However, you are first generation which should help. UNC really seems to like first generation students. Hispanic might also be a hook. Consider EA since UNC should have your new scores in time for making a decision. See if your guidance counselor can advise you on this or contact UNC directly to see if October ACT and November SAT scores would be considered for EA.

    I am not implying that EA gives a edge. I have no idea but EA is non binding and greatly reduces the stress since you will know by Jan 31 if you are accepted, deferred or rejected. Since you are in the top 10% , have a good GPA, good EC and are first generation, I would think you have a very good chance.
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