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chances! yes another one...

ELLTWOELLTWO Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
no one from my school has applied here, at least to my knowledge, meaning i can't really compare to anyone. i figured what the heck, might as well get some opinions. here goes:

possible major: chemistry
Out of state hispanic female from California specifically
High School: public, class of 2009
Rank: 1 out of like 700-800
GPA: 4.76 (w) 4.0 (uw)
Full IB Diploma Candidate
ACT: 31
-taken 2 years bio, 2 years chem and 2 years physics by graduation
-National Hispanic Merit Scholar

-Academic Decathlon (team won 3rd at county last year then went to state)
-Panthers Against Landmines: Vice President for 2 years, in club for 4
-Interact (service club): 4 years, this year treasurer
-part of theater department (involved with 5 shows so far)
-Suzuki Association member for 11 years (violin thing)
-Youth Symphony Orchestra for 7 years, 1 as concertmistress
-play for pit orchestra of a performing arts group and an opera company (job)
-volunteer: at local museum, with Suzuki Tour Group, and as a tutor
-been to a state honor orchestra twice, once as concertmistress
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Replies to: chances! yes another one...

  • cloyingcloying Registered User Posts: 884 Member
    I did Suzuki, too. :)

    This looks like a really strong app., for what it's worth. Good luck!
  • NewJerseyMomNewJerseyMom Registered User Posts: 776 Member
    You have strong credentials. You have a great shot.
  • Maximus001Maximus001 Registered User Posts: 532 Member
    I would think you have an excellent chance. I've said this before....write a great essay!
  • AtlmomAtlmom Registered User Posts: 806 Member
    i would say if you do well on the essays you will be a very strong OSS candidate. Good luck.
    Just curious, Why carolina?
  • ELLTWOELLTWO Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
    thanks! ya... luckily my english teacher works a lot with us on our essays so i'm hoping *fingers-crossed* that i write a few good ones.
    Atlmom- i actually have family in virginia and have visited before so i've been to north carolina. i also like that it's different from california. plus unc is a very nice school in a nice location! :)
  • Maximus001Maximus001 Registered User Posts: 532 Member
    elltwo, I'd like you to know that my s thought he really wanted to go to UNC but after visiting decided it wasn't for him. You should visit!
  • ELLTWOELLTWO Registered User Posts: 47 Junior Member
    oh ya i will definitely visit but it may have to wait until i see if i've been accepted. campuses are so different in person than in pictures. thanks for the advice!
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