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PropanePropane 328 replies139 threads Member
Does applying early in the October 1 - December 1 time frame help?

Applying for computer science; out of state.


Freshman GPA: 3.52
Sophomore GPA: 3.52
Junior GPA: 3.75 W, 3.7 UW
Overall GPA: About 3.6 (My school does not inflate GPA's. The median GPA of my class is a 3.2). Although my school does not officially rank, I would say I'm in the top 3rd of my class.

SAT Critical Reading: 610
SAT Math: 680
SAT Writing: 680
Total: 1970

My School does not rank.

AP Courses:
Biology (This year)
Computer Science A (Next Year)
Economics (Next Year)

3 letters of recommendation (math teacher, club advisor, guidance counselor)


President of Support our Soldiers Club (10,11,12)
-Interviewed WW2 Veteran, contributed to National Archive

Red Cross Volunteer (8,9,10,11,12)
-Office management, computer database organization, phone duty, etc.

Varsity Swimming (9,10,11,12)
-Not a recruit!

Member of School Atmosphere Committee(11,12; Club was founded this year)
-Group of students selected by faculty
-Helped create a video to send to New England Board of Accreditation to display information about our school
-Spread word about school ideals and beliefs in various ways


I am of Hispanic descent.

I will not be applying for financial aid. As a public institution, I'm assuming they will want to have more students that are able to pay full tuition from out-of-state.
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