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Chance me at Vanderbilt????

christena629christena629 Registered User Posts: 185 Junior Member
edited July 2011 in Vanderbilt University
Wondering if I can get into Vanderbilt. Opinions please =)

My stuff:

GPA: 4.0 (unweighted) Dont know weighted for sure, i know its above 4.3 something

Rank: 7/about 360 (could be better since the last time I checked)

APs taken/will take throughout HS: World History (3), Environmental Science (4), Spanish (5), Calc AB (?), Psychology (?) I know that 3 is bad but it's fine if I don't get credit.

Dual Enrollment: english 1 and 2, american lit, american history, stats, precalc, trig, economics, government (totals 30 credits)

ACT: 32 composite (subscores: english 34, math 31, science 31, reading 33, essay 10)

SAT: not submitting since my ACT is better and I don't have subject tests yet (opinions on if I should take them?)

National Honor Society Member (3 years)

Spanish Honor Society Member (3 years)

Dance Team & Captain (1 year)

Congressional Awards Bronze and Silver Medals

AP Scholar (shooting for AP Scholar with Distinction)

Dean's List at college where I dual enroll

Computer certifications (idk if this even matters)

Volunteer Honorary Certificate from Elementary School (aide)

300+ volunteer hours

Summer leadership program, drivers ed, Success Skills

Looking into getting rec. from Chamber of Commerce President (do you think this is worth anything? It would be in addition to a guidance counselor and teachers)


Core Classes Break Down (if needed):
6 levels of spanish (including AP)
4 yrs of history
6-7 credits of math (including AP calc)
5 credits in science
4 yrs of english (with 1 of literature)
*all classes were AP or dual enrollment (with a couple honors courses)
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Replies to: Chance me at Vanderbilt????

  • lterrylterry Registered User Posts: 251 Junior Member
    Thank you for chancing me so I'm returning the favor. I think you've got a GREAT shot. You've got a solid, GPA, test scores, and ECs. I'm debating taking subject tests as well.
  • wandererswanderers Registered User Posts: 87 Junior Member
    To be honest, I think you're on the outside looking in. You of course have a shot.

    Good luck!
  • ciaobella713ciaobella713 Registered User Posts: 112 Junior Member
    lots of kids with amazing stats didn't get in this last admission cycle.. my bf was waitlisted. i didn't see a mention of your ethnic background but that can come into play at vandy. just try to increase your ACT score and make sure you have several backup choices..
  • jaco93riv02jaco93riv02 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    heck yes you do!
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