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Advice for acceptance to the University of Notre Dame
I am a high school junior, and I really really really want to go to the University of Notre Dame. I am a white female who goes to a very small Catholic school in Wisconsin. We do not do class rank, but (technically) I am first with a GPA of 4.0 unweighted. In terms of classes (we don't have honors), I took AP Bio and AP Lang my sophomore year with a 5 on the AP Lang exam (I didn't take the AP Bio exam because I am in a dual credit program). This year, I am taking AP US History, AP Literature, AP Calc AB, and AP Psychology. I just took my ACT and received a 35. In terms of ec's, I am the vice president of Key Club and a member of my school's National Honors Society, Ambassadors (leadership program), and Campus Ministry Leadership Team. I am very involved in piano and singing. I compete in both and have received lots of district awards and a few state awards. I also play piano and sing at my local parish as a job. This summer, I worked as a research assistant at my local university with a study on postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Is this enough to get me into a school like Notre Dame? Do I need to add something to boost my resume? I know Notre Dame is huge on volunteering, so are there any great volunteer opportunities that would be beneficial? I just want to make sure I'm starting to prepare early so I have a great shot at getting in.9 replies