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UT Austin, UCLA, UCI, UCSB, USC, Uni of Miami, Baylor

lolabellalolabella Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
edited November 2012 in What Are My Chances?
Senior at High school
Moved to U.S. two years ago
Live in Oklahoma
3.96 Unweighted GPA
4.2 Weighted GPA
AP Chemistry
AP Biology
AP Environmental Science
AP Government
AP German
AP Calculus AB
AP Physics
AP Psychology
will graduate with 32 high school credits
ACT score 26 ( I know it's very low comparing to the other applicants, but it is because of my reading score, other than that my math, science, and english scores are in the high twenties and low thirties)
Taking the ACT again in december ... hoping to raise my reading score :\

Work Experience
06/2011-09/2011 Customer Service Representative at Target 40hrs/week
• Interacting with the customers and providing them information about products and services and respond to customer complaints.
08/2012-still working Sales Person at HollisterCo. 20hrs/week
• Represent the brand through personal style, providing customer service and maintaining presentation standards.
• DECA – Member (12th)
o Doing different fund raisers and tournaments for charity
o Volunteering at different organizations
• Yearbook – Photographer (12th)
o Take pictures of different events happening at our school
o Editing the pictures for the yearbook
o Interviewing the students in the pictures
• German Club – Member (11th-12th)
o Participating in different events such as October fest and etc.
• Environmental Club – Member (10th-11th)
o Cleaning the campus
o Having fund raisers
• Students Against Destructive Decisions Club – Secretary (11th)
o Helping the president and the vice president with the different events
o Informing the members of the different events we are doing
• Interact Club – Member (11th)
o Volunteering at different event and organizations such as local pet shelters
• ACE – Freshman Mentor (12th)
o Helping the incoming freshmen with adapting to the new environment and help them with getting used to high school
• Pink Ribbon Club – Historian (11th-12th)
o Taking pictures of different events related to the Pink Ribbon Club such as the Pink Ribbon Week
o helping the president and the vice president with the fund raising
• Edmond Youth Leadership – Member (12th)
o Doing different fund raisers and tournaments for charity
o Interacting with community leaders
• Oklahoma Humane Society – Volunteer (12th)
o Volunteering at a local pet shelter

Honors and Awards
• National Honors Society
o 10th – 12th
• Oklahoma’s Honors Society
o 10th-12th
• First Place in Robotics
o During my freshman year, I was part of the Robotics team at my school, and the Robot that we built managed to receive the first place between 14 other teams.
• Student of the Year
o I was named the Student of the Year, back in my freshman year in Iran due to my academic achievements and extracurricular activities.
Skills, Talents, and Achievements
• Languages – Fluent in Farsi and English and learning German
• Musical Instruments – Played piano for 10 years before moving to U.S.
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Replies to: UT Austin, UCLA, UCI, UCSB, USC, Uni of Miami, Baylor

  • lolabellalolabella Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
    also I'm in the top 5% of my class
  • KS1996KSKS1996KS Registered User Posts: 129 Junior Member
    UT Austin will probably be impossible as an out state with only a 26 if you could get at least a 28 maybe... This is only because being outstate at UT is difficult ( Out-of-State Students | Be a Longhorn )
    UCLA is a match.
    UC SB and irvine are matches.
    University or Miami will be a reach, again shoot for that 28 but even then you will be on the lower end, hopefully your ecs will make up for that!
    Baylor is a good match, your right in the middle as it is.
    As a side note, you have a lot of ECs but honestly colleges care a lot more about you having an impressive leadership role and serious commitment to one activity than 50 so try to emphasize anything that you have awards in or leadership roles.
  • lolabellalolabella Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
    Thanks! :)
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