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Chance me ED1 Vanderbilt

rewindthetimerewindthetime Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
edited October 2017 in Vanderbilt University
Major: Neuroscience or Biomedical Engineering

ACT: 34 C (36E 35M 32R 33S)
SAT II: None

Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.0 UW (no weighted GPA in my school)

Rank: 14 out of around 440

AP (place score in parenthesis): AP Seminar, World History, Biology, US History (all 3's) AP Statistics, Calculus AB, English Language & Composition (all 4's) Physics 1 (2) Sending none..
Senior Year Course Load: AP Chemistry, Government, Macroeconomics, Literature & Composition
12 AP's total by end of high school. I think I have the hardest courseload in the school

Honors: National merit semifinalist, national award in one of my ECs, state award in one of my ECs, News writing award in state journalism convention, AP Scholar with Honor

President of a club in which I won a national and state award one year(don't feel comfortable revealing) all 4 years
Qualified for all-state orchestra 9th, 10th, 11th grade, principal chair in school orchestra in 11th grade. Did some community service with music as well. Plan to do it again senior year
Job Shadowing and volunteering at hospital 120+ hours
Mu alpha theta (vice president 11th grade) all four years
Science club (secretary 12th grade) 10th, 11th, 12th grade participating

Job/Work experience: Job shadowing (if that counts)

Volunteer/Community service: NHS stuff, hospital, science club stuff, music

Essays: Let's just say 5/10 for things outside of my control
Teacher and Counselor recommendations: 5/10
Interview: N/A


State (if domestic applicant): dont feel comfortable revealing (it's in the south and not that great)
School Type: Public
Ethnicity: Asian
Gender: Male
Income Bracket: $200,000+
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None

My biggest concern is that my official school transcript contains ALL of my ACT attempts, so it has around 5-6 attempts on there, which might be bad. Where I live there's like no information whatsoever regarding college admissions for OOS schools, and they encourage you to take the ACT as many times as possible to get the highest score as you can.

I can't remove my scores on my official school transcript (it'd be "suspicious" because I'd have to physically rip them off and make the transcript look sketchy) , but I've heard that most universities don't consider scores on transcripts anyways, so I sent only my best through the official ACT website. Anyone else have this situation?

Replies to: Chance me ED1 Vanderbilt

  • fdgjfgfdgjfg Registered User Posts: 472 Member
    They say they only consider your best score, so I don't think multiple attempts will be held too heavily against you (if at all). Otherwise, you seem to fit in with the EDI class profile. You're not a lock but you have a good shot I'd say. Just make sure essays/recs are solid.
  • rewindthetimerewindthetime Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    thank you!
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