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CABARCAMO18CABARCAMO18 Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
I know this is supposed to go under the "what are my chances thread" but i had like 90 views and no one responded.

so i really want to go to UNC. Really bad. it seems like the perfect university and i am in love with. ok, enough ranting.

I am also looking at UVA, Fordham, and UMD.

Hispanic female (non US resident). Sophomore. MD Resident

7th Grade:
French 1A: AA

8th Grade:
French 1B AA

9th Grade:
Honors English 9: AB
Honors US History: BB
Honors Intro Chem/Physics: AA
PE: AA
Algebra 1: AA
Guitar: AA
French 2: AA

Summer:
Health A

10th Grade (first semester and projected grades)
Honors English 10: AA
Honors Geometry: BB
Honors Biology: AA
AP Government: BA
Journalism: BA (dont laugh, its a hell class)
Art: AA
Honors French 3: BA

had kind of a crappy first semester.

cumulative GPA 3.71
i did well on the SATs: 97 percentile V, 95 percentile writing, 74 percentile M (need to work on that)

ECs
JV Softball: 9, 10
Model UN: 10, 11, 12
Varsity Softball: 11, 12
Medical Club: 10,11,12
Tutor: 10,11,12
Newspaper: 11,12
Habitat For Humanity: 10,11,12

Biology E/M: 680+ (projected)
AP Government: 4/5 (projected)

I will end up taking the following APs:

AP English Comp
AP Chem
AP Psych
AP English Lit
AP French Lang
AP World

And the following SAT IIs:

Chem, French, Math (maybe)

Will have approximately 120+ hrs of community service

My recs will probably be pretty strong since Ive built a good relationship with my coach and teachers.
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  • eadadeadad Registered User Posts: 2,759 Senior Member
    I'd say that you need to relax a little. It's a bit early to be so stressed and most everything about your resume is hypothetical thus far. Stay focused, take the most difficult course load you can, do as well as you can and try to be involved but passionate and committed with your involvement.

    Enjoy high school you have a lot of time before you need to be getting stressed about admissions.
  • CABARCAMO18CABARCAMO18 Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
    I realize that most things are hypothetical, but considering the fact that I have As in all my classes (except Math- B) I believe that my second semester grades will be as written in my resume. I have also been studying really hard for the AP exam and SAT II and have done really well on practice tests for these. So even though most of these ARE hypothetical, I did not make unreasonable assumptions. My ECS and future classes will be permanent and will be as written in my previous post.
  • mommaslilinjunmommaslilinjun Registered User Posts: 61 Junior Member
    Yeah. Relax. Enjoy high school, try hard, do the best you can. Remember admissions are a crapshoot. You will be happy wherever you go. So chill out and try to make as many high school memories as you can so that you don't look back and realize that all you did with your high school years was preparing for college.
  • chillmandanchillmandan Registered User Posts: 189 Junior Member
    Don't even worry about stuff that happened in middle school, thats pointless.
  • CABARCAMO18CABARCAMO18 Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
    yeah but the classes I took in MS were HS course and will appear on my transcript.
  • chillmandanchillmandan Registered User Posts: 189 Junior Member
    Ok, how about this, don't even worry about your freshman and sophmore grades either. Junior and Senior years are infinately more important.
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