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Wash U business school vs Wash U arts & science?

Nivlac57Nivlac57 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
Wash U is my first choice for 2021 admission. I plan to apply ED and suspect it's a reach. I would like to major in business but I suspect I have a better shot at getting into arts & science given how few Olin undergraduate applicants are accepted each year (165). Do you think I have a shot at either?

My weighted GPA is 4.6/5. All Honors and 2 APs junior year (scored 5 in Calculus, 5 in chemistry) 4 APs planned in senior year
SAT 1520 (770 math, 750 language)
SAT 2 chem - 800
SAT 2 math 2 - 770

-National Honor Society
-Varsity swim 4 years (will be captain senior year)
-Club swim team 10 years (MVP)
-Four year (60 hours a year) working in non-profit that rehabs/provides computers to schools in underserved communities
-Intern in local philanthropic umbrella organization that provides funding for local non-profits
-FT educator past 3 summers at Technology and Art camp teaching web design, science, video game design,robotics

Replies to: Wash U business school vs Wash U arts & science?

  • Burrito12Burrito12 Registered User Posts: 101 Junior Member
    I think you're an average application for this school. You probably want to win some more awards or something to solidify your profile.
  • postpremedpostpremed Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    You're a great applicant for this school, at least for arts and sciences. I had a lot of friends with lower stats. Also, applying ED gives you a 40% chance of getting in. I would say apply for arts and sciences because you don't have to do anything to switch schools once you're in, just paperwork. Good luck!
  • Nivlac57Nivlac57 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    Thank you! So it sounds like it is pretty straightforward to transfer to the business program (presumably at the start of sophomore year).
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