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Chance as Class of 2016?

lorel900lorel900 Registered User Posts: 92 Junior Member
edited January 2011 in University of South Florida
As a junior, I want to know if I'm on the right track. I know I need to retake the ACT and take the SAT's but is there any other flaws?

Basic Info:
Gender: Female
Ethnicity: Black
State: NY (Long Island)
School: Public/ URM- 6 blacks in my school at most.
GPA:
9th- 3.9 UW
10th- 4.0 UW
11th- 3.5 UW for 1st quarter
(I know 3.5 is bad but 2nd quarter I've been acing so I'm expecting at least a 3.8 by the end of the year plus IB weighting)

IB Grades are multiplied by 1.1 for weighting btw

SAT Reasoning Single Sitting: Not taken yet
SAT Reasoning Superscore: Not taken yet
SAT IIs:Not taken yet
ACT- 26 took it in 10th grade w/o studying. Taking it again in April
Class Rank: School doesn't rank

Course Load:
All honors 9th and 10th with AP World in 10th. IB Diploma Candidate for the next two years.

Junior Course load:
IB Math SL
IB Environmental Systems & Societies SL
IB English HL
IB History of the Americas HL
IB Spanish SL
IB Theory of Knowledge
IB Biology HL

It's pretty much the same for my senior year as well.

Extracurriculars (by the end of Grade 12 year):

Over 50 hours of Volunteer Work at my local hospital
Co-President of AIDS Awareness Committee since Sophomore Year
Along with IB Environmental Class, helped raise over $500 in two weeks for Conservation Program in Ethiopia
Captain of JV and Varsity Field Hockey
Section VIII All-League Player (Field Hockey)
Senior Advisor of a Teen Council at my local library since Freshman Year
Second Violinist in Chamber Orchestra
National Honor Society Member
National Foreign Language Honor Society Member
Planning to follow an OB/GYN this summer for 2 weeks.

My intended major is Biology/Pre-Med
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Replies to: Chance as Class of 2016?

  • lizardlizard Registered User Posts: 3,410 Senior Member
    There are no major flaws in your bio, keep working hard. Make sure to budget fun time too in high school. If your EC's interfere with your studies and GPA, cut back on EC's. Excellent chance for future admission to USF! Best of Luck!
  • lorel900lorel900 Registered User Posts: 92 Junior Member
    Thank You! I actually did have to cut back on a sport because of the rigor of IB, but other than that I've been able to balance everything else. Thanks again.
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