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Chance Me: Keepin it Short

marlottimarlotti Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
Hey guys,
I would really appreciate it if you told me what you thought of my chances at Notre Dame just based off of my technical skills. I have plenty of ECs, both range and depth, so I'm not as worried there:
ACT- 36 (all 36 except 35 in English)
SAT II- 750 Chemistry, 740 English Lit
GPA- 95.03 (Idk what it is on the 4.0 scale), school doesn't rank but I'm definitely not in the top 20%

Oh yeah, I'm also a male of Indian descent and will graduate high school from Atlanta, Ga.

Are my test scores and ECs enough to overcome my GPA?

Replies to: Chance Me: Keepin it Short

  • Metz987Metz987 Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
    You should probably post the EC's on here to give people a better picture. Do you have a reason your GPA is lower?
  • HorarioHorario Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    edited September 2014
    You only provide test scores and GPA, which makes it difficult to predict your chances with the admissions committee. Notre Dame has become more and more focused on diversifying its student body. There will be plenty of other applicants with high test scores; the challenge, then, is to make yourself stand out from all the rest. Have you participated in extracurricular activities? Did you win any awards in high school? Can you play an instrument? Is there a specific reason why you'd like to be at Notre Dame? All of these things will contribute to your overall application.

    Based on the information you provided, I'd say you have a *fair* shot at ND. But you'll need to make sure you highlight things other than academic performance in your application, because that's what they really look for.

    Good luck!
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