right arrow
Examples: Monday, today, last week, Mar 26, 3/26/04
College Confidential stands united with African American students and their families against racial injustice and in pursuit of higher education and equality in America.
GUEST STUDENT OF THE WEEK: Zai Dawodu overcame a low GPA to get into top schools like Northwestern or NYU. She'll be attending Northwestern to study Computer Science. ASK HER ANYTHING!
Make sure to check out our June Checklists for HS Juniors and HS Seniors. Consult these quick resources to get you started on the process this month.
As we work to adjust to the current reality, make sure to check out these dedicated COVID-19 resources: our directory of virtual campus tours, our directory of extended deadlines, as well as the list of schools going test optional this fall.

William and Mary and UVA OOS

ericcollegeericcollege 6 replies7 threads New Member
Hi! I'm very interested in William and Mary and UVA, but I am out of state so I'm not sure how competitive it would be. Here are my stats

GPA: 94.8 unweighted est. (took several AP and colleges classes but school doesn't use weighted)
SAT: 1450 est.
SAT math II: 770 est.
SAT spanish reading: 750 est.
*I went to a specialized magnet school so many classes were health science related
*my essay also talks about health science

1. Physical Therapist Volunteer (Junior)
2. Biology related Internship (Senior)
3. HOSA- Future Health Professions (Researched persuasive writing and speaking, public service announcement, etc) (Freshman-Senior)
4. SkillsUSA (First Aid/CPR) (Sophomore-Senior)
5. American Red Cross Club (Sophomore-Senior)
6. Math League (Sophomore-Senior)
7. National Honor Society (Junior-Senior)
8. Spanish National Honor Society (Junior-Senior)
9. Volunteer at library (Freshman-Senior)
10. Future Business Leaders of America (healthcare administration) (Junior-Senior)
11. Part time Job (Junior-Senior)

I would want to go on the pre-dental or pre-med track and major in biology
thanks!
6 replies
· Reply · Share

Replies to: William and Mary and UVA OOS

  • NJdad07090NJdad07090 564 replies8 threads Member
    You have very good stats , but it is not a slam dunk you will getting, do you need money to attend the schools? You could ED to one or the other and that would help your chances but you may have a very large bill. What is your instate flagship, med school or dental school is very pricey.
    · Reply · Share
  • ericcollegeericcollege 6 replies7 threads New Member
    My flagship university in New Jersey is Rutgers New Brunswick-- but I am not interested in Rutgers for undergrad because I could not picture myself on campus. If I stayed in NJ I would choose TCNJ as my undergrad
    · Reply · Share
  • CaviteeCavitee 181 replies12 threads Junior Member
    As a dentist who went to UVA undergrad and has a daughter there now, I would say you have a better chance at W&M than UVA unless you get your SAT score over 1500. OOS acceptance at UVA this year was 15% overall and probably under 10% for RD.
    · Reply · Share
  • NJdad07090NJdad07090 564 replies8 threads Member
    @ericcollege - does money figure into this < UVA is very expensive, TCNJ has very good stats getting into med school for their kids, I think RU would be better bc they have a hospital as part of their school.
    · Reply · Share
  • ericcollegeericcollege 6 replies7 threads New Member
    @NJdad07090 I really like TCNJ, I think I could picture myself more there than Rutgers. Rutgers is way too spread out for me. TCNJ performs really well academically and it's a nice size.
    · Reply · Share
  • NJdad07090NJdad07090 564 replies8 threads Member
    @ericcollege - seeing your self there is a big deal, as I said they have good results with getting kids into med school. Good luck
    · Reply · Share
Sign In or Register to comment.

Recent Activity