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Chance Me UVA 2023

tbae52tbae52 2 replies5 threads New Member
Applying as a white Roman Catholic female from a small public school on Long Island

GPA: 93 unweighted, 100.13 weighted
SAT: 1390 (700 math, 690 reading)
ACT: 33 composite (English 32, Math 30, Reading 35, Science 34, ELA 29, STEM 32)
Rank: 30/316

Freshman year- Honors Earth Science, Honors English, Pre AP World History, Forensic Science, French 2;
Sophomore year- Algebra 2 Honors, AP Art History, AP World History, Honors English, Honors Chemistry, French 3
Junior year- AP Biology, AP Human Geography, AP US History, AP English Lit, Syracuse University Forensics, LIU Pre-Calc Honors (college course offered by my school), St Johns French 1010 (college course), Psych, Advanced Topics in Psych
Senior year- AP Statistics, AP Environmental Science, AP Lit, AP Psychology, St Johns French 2030 (college course offered by my school), Honors Economics/Gov’t

AP Scholar with Honor
Principal’s Honor Roll (9th-12th)

National Junior Honor Society (9th-10th)
Volunteer for Gynecological cancer charity (9th-12th) (run by a survivor who I am close with, I volunteer at her fundraisers and holiday events every year)
Service Club (9th-10th)
Natural Helpers (11th-12th)
President of Environmental Awareness Club (11th, the teacher who ran the club moved to Arizona after my junior year)
National Honor Society Treasurer (11th-12th)
World Language Honor Society (11th-12th)
English Honor Society (11th-12th)
Sales Associate at American Eagle (October of 11th grade-present, I work about 16-20 hours a week)

College Essay: an anecdote about how I discovered my passion for arguing (in a debate sense, not a querulous sense) in a humorous way, loved by anyone who reads it as it showcases my passion/humor and how I developed from this experience

Recommendations: all of my recommenders are people that I have looked up to in my high school career and I have very strong relationships with. I have no doubts that they wrote great letters.

Teachers- My Pre AP World History and AP Human Geography teacher (knows me very well personally and academically), my French teacher who I’ve had every year of high school (knows me very well personally, knows my academic interests)
Other recommenders- Vice Principal of my school (knows of my respected reputation among peers, grades, personality, etc.)
Close family friend who leads the charity discussed in ECs (knows me very well personally, knows how I interact with others, etc.)
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