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Chances for Bard, NYU, Lang...buncha other liberal arts schools

turntablerturntabler Registered User Posts: 416 Member
edited October 2011 in What Are My Chances?
I sort of hate myself for doing this, but nonetheless...

Schools:
Bard
Vassar
NYU
Middlebury
Amherst
Eugene Lang
Bennington
Hofstra
URI/UVM
Bowdoin/Bates

As you can see, I'm having some trouble deciding

Grades
Unweighted GPA- 3.5
Weighted GPA- 3.66
Rank - Top 25%; not top 10% (2nd ranked public high school in the state - does ranking matter?)

Tests
SAT- 2100
CR- 800
Math- 580
W- 720
essay-11


SAT II
US History: 750
Literature: 800

AP
English Lit- 5
U.S. History- 5
This year I'll take English comp, and I'll probably get a 5, but I suppose that doesn't matter (do colleges consider AP tests as part of admission?)

Should I take the ACT in December if I'm applying for January admission? I.e. will schools accept scores even after my application is submitted? (ACT website says 3-8 weeks for scores)

AP/Hnrs classes I am taking this year:
AP English
Honors International Relations

EC
-Students for Social Justice - Vice President(10,11,12)
-After School Orchestra (10,11)
-Project Venue (a music organization for youth in my home town; I put a lot of time into this, and may be writing my essay on it.) (10,11,12)
I did sound for a play/pageant my school put on
Employed at the local library - 7-15 hours/wk since sophomore year (10,11,12)

I also won the battle of the bands at my school (and my friends' school, but I'm not really sure if that should go on the app hahaha)

I don't know my major, but it'll probably be something useless in the liberal arts (that always gets me depressed.)

I'll chance back, though I'm no expert.
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