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Chance ME :O UNC Chapel Hill!
Chance Me :O
Hello! I'm just really stressed if I even stand a chance.
I go to a small medical public magnet school in Florida, with no sports and not much choice of classes. The classes that I've taken can be considered very rigorous in the context of my school. I'm a first-gen and female Indian, rising senior. Assuming I have a pretty good essay, how much of a shot do I got? As for recommendations, I'm super close with all of my teachers, super close with counselor as well. Also, very low income.
Intended Major: Psychology/Neuroscience somewhere in that ballpark
Here are my stats:
SAT: 1360 (670 Reading, 690 Math)
GPA: 3.956 (UW) / 5.089 (Weighted)
Rank: top 5%
- AP World (3)
- AP Seminar (3)
- AP Research
- AP Calc AB
- AP US History
- AP Chemistry
12 Grade: (the plan)
- AP Biology
- AP Calc BC
- AP Psychology
English 1/2 (A)
Preparing for Student Success (A)
Government / Economics (planned)
District HOSA 2nd place (10th grade)
State HOSA Finalist (4th place) (10th grade)
District HOSA 2nd place (11th grade)
AP Scholar with Distinction (next year I think)
AP Capstone Diploma (next year)
Principal Honor Roll
~1000 hours of community service, 900 from nursing home
- Dance (9th)
- Officer in Dance Club (10th/11th)
- National Honor Society (11th)
- National English Honor (11th)
- Mu Alpha Thetha (11th)
- PISA participant (10th grade? I think ..idk if this even matters)
- Future internship for senior year (requirement from school)
- Participated in annual school fashion show (9, 10, 11th)
- School newspaper editor (10th grade/planned for 12th grade)
- GSA (11th)
What are my chances????? I know I'm out of state and it will be more difficult for admission, but I also plan on applying Early Decision.
Any suggestions on other uni's that I may have a chance at?
Thank you :-)