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Could I get in?

yorkie999777000yorkie999777000 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
I am currently a junior and will be applying come next fall. I want to go to Wake Forest Regular Decision.
While I understand that the coursework looks strong, my school hardly offers classes that are not honors, and there are many APs available, so the college might not be that impressed.
I also plan to take the SAT again and to take several SAT subject tests.
Thank you so much for taking the time to help!

I have a GPA unweighted of 3.75, and SAT Score of 2070
CR: 740
Wr: 720
M: 620
I was an Embracing Our Differences quote winner two years in a row (international competition)
I was a main character in the traveling Holocaust memoir play: Who Returned My Soul
Phantom Tollbooth (Villain)
I won 2nd place in an art competition out of 1000 applicants
I am our school's A Cappella Treasurer
Co-Founder and Vice President of a scholarship to give to girls planning to go to college for STEM related majors
I am in the Student Government as a member of the Cobalt Planning Committee (basically our school's prom)
I illustrated a published children's book
Suncoast Campaign for Grade Level Reading: Poster Contest Winner
History Club member
National Art Honor Society Member
4 Mission trips

8th grade: Spanish I
Algebra I Honors

9th grade: Biology Honors
World History Honors
Geometry Honors
Spanish II Honors
English III Honors
Drawing I/II

10th grade: Chemistry Honors
Spanish III Honors
Algebra II Honors
AP European History
Painting II
English IV Honors

11th grade: Pre-Calculus
AP Psychology
AP US History
AP Language
AP Drawing
AP Environmental Science
(What I plan to take)

12th grade: AP Stat
AP Gov./Econ
AP Lit
AP Drawing
AP World
Spanish IV Honors

Replies to: Could I get in?

  • CKDeacCKDeac Registered User Posts: 41 Junior Member
    You're doing well in high school, looks like you are taking among the most competitive classes available. If you can, visit WFU, definitely schedule an interview and do so early as they do/will fill up. Demonstrate to WFU if you can, why Wake Forest seems interesting rather than any other great college (of which there are many). Also, a personal hint/advice, Wake/colleges don't need you to have saved the world yet, but show them that you have passion and I think it's always nice to show how you think you can try to make a place better. Not in an obnoxious/superior way, but in a genuine "I know myself and I've worked to try to see how I can positively impact your school" way. Also, you're definitely going to college, congratulations! That is something less than half of our country gets the opportunity to do, so enjoy and don't stress too much about elite school competition, you'll be fine regardless! #GoDeacs
  • Sam998Sam998 Registered User Posts: 296 Junior Member
    Just so you know, no college is going to look at your 8th grade transcript.
  • Sam998Sam998 Registered User Posts: 296 Junior Member
    Just so you know, no college is going to look at your 8th grade transcript.
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