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JazzRideJazzRide Registered User Posts: 78 Junior Member
edited July 2012 in University of Washington
Going into Sr Year
UW: 3.86 W: 4.14


2 APs 4 Honors

Upward trend from FR to JR 3.7, 3.8 and 4.0 UW

SAT: 1820
CR: 570 M: 630 W: 620

EC: Volunteered at Hope Services Helped Mentally Disabled Teens for a Whole Year (Soph Year + 2nd Semester of Jr Year)

Jazz Band: 2 Years

Percussion Ensemble: 3 Years

Robotics: This coming year

Volunteered at my Church every year since 6th grade til now (i play an instrument and help with the music)

VP of National Honors Society

Director in Ethnic Club where profits go to charity

I want to major in Engineering (prob Mech) and if it helps im of Asian descent. I visited the campus and I was amazed. This is definitely one of my first choices if I get accepted. However, I am out of state so I wonder how this impacts admissions.

(Decided to make this thread because i LOVED the campus and I feel like I really wanna go here)
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Replies to: Chances?

  • mochiman24mochiman24 Registered User Posts: 122 Junior Member
    You have a good chance at getting in to UW. Try to raise you SAT I to ~1900 and take the ACT too. If you can do that, then you have a good chance at going to UCLA or Berkeley for engineering instead, and you can save money. Other than that, write some good essays for UW. I've seen good essays help many kids with far lower SAT scores and GPAs get in.
  • anonymous197anonymous197 Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    I would raise ur SAT to about 2000 especially since ur coming from out of state. But other than that you have a really good chance
  • JazzRideJazzRide Registered User Posts: 78 Junior Member
    Thanks for the replies! What are the stats for direct admission into their department so I have an idea on what I need to get on the SAT.
  • UDUBHUSKIESUDUBHUSKIES Registered User Posts: 751 Member
    here's what i understand with OOS, and someone correct me if I'm wrong
    you need a 3.7+ GPA and an 1850+ SAT to be considered competitive.
    as far as extracurriculars, if you have passion, and have given back to the community (shown leadership), you're golden.
  • JazzRideJazzRide Registered User Posts: 78 Junior Member
    and thats for direct admissions or OOS in general?
  • UDUBHUSKIESUDUBHUSKIES Registered User Posts: 751 Member
    OOS in general
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