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Pitt or Penn State main acceptance chances

BaseballProBaseballPro Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
edited February 2012 in University of Pittsburgh
Hey guys, I'm a junior in high school right now and I was wondering if any experienced users would let me know my chances of being accepted to either the University of Pittsburgh or Penn State Main Campus. Thanks, and heres my info:

Gender: Male
Grade: Junior
Race: Hispanic
Location: In state (Reading, PA)

Freshman: 4 Honors
Sophmore: 3 Honors
Junior: 3 Honors
Senior: (Will take) 3 Honors and 1 AP

ACT Composite: 27
Math ACT: 26
Reading ACT: 28
Science ACT: 29
English ACT: 26

SAT: 1800
Reading SAT: 520
Math SAT: 550
Writing SAT: 730

High School GPA: 3.6 Unweighted-3.8 Weighted

Extracurricular:
Business Club 4 years (CEO (President) last 2 years)
Played Baseball for 12 years
Summer job at Rawlings Baseball store for past 2 years
At least 60 hours of volunteering with various things

I plan on going into business, specifically finance. I have taken Intro. to business, personal finance, business law, accounting 1, e-commerce, marketing, and honors economics in high school so i am very well prepared. Also, I'm in-state and hispanic so i figured that would increase my chances. I'd appriciate any input regarding my chances of being accepted, strengths of Smeal and Katz schools of business, or any other reccomendations of colleges taking into consideration my statistics listed above and business-major preference. Thanks!
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Replies to: Pitt or Penn State main acceptance chances

  • wgmcp101wgmcp101 Registered User Posts: 939 Member
    Your ACT scores probably get you in (not your SAT scores). Being hispanic may increase your chances, but being in-state will not matter at all.

    One advantage of Pitt's business school is that it is actually located in a city where you can do co-ops and internships without leaving the area and still taking classes at school.

    If you think you are any good at baseball, you may want to contact the varsity coaches at either school about walk-on opportunities. In any case, I do know for a fact that Pitt has a non-varsity baseball club team as well (Pitt Club Baseball).
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