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Chances Chances Chances Chances For Ucla Pleaaase?

b1gm0oseb1gm0ose Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
edited March 2010 in What Are My Chances?
If theres not enough info then rough estimate or what i will need eventually pleaase

Chinese Male
Currently entering Junior Year

No SAT II's taken so far
No SAT I taken so far
(though currently attending SAT prep)
(average of SAT I practice test scores: 2110)
(average of PSAT prac. test scores: 215(0))

Semester 1 (Freshman Year)
Bio Honors: A
Geometry Honors: A
Non western cultures IB: A
English I Honors: A
French I: A
ICT Computers: A

Sem 2 (Freshman Year)
Bio Honors: B
Geometry Honors: A
Non western cultures IB: A
English I Honors: A
French I: B
Computers: A

Sem 1 (Soph Year)
AP Euro: A
Chem Honors: B
Alg 2 Honors: A
Computer Science AP: A
English II Honors: A
French II: B+

Sem 2 (Soph Year)
AP Euro: A
Chem Honors: A
Alg 2 Honors: B
Computer Science AP: B
English II Honors: A
French II: A


Publicity commisioner for a national club
varsity wrestling
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Replies to: Chances Chances Chances Chances For Ucla Pleaaase?

  • collegekid100collegekid100 - Posts: 662 Member
    50/50 with a 2100 if his rank is top 10%.
  • b1gm0oseb1gm0ose Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    really? 50/50??

    i hoped that the chances would be better
    whats missing?? what do i need?
  • CalcruzerCalcruzer Registered User Posts: 4,832 Senior Member
    collegekid is pretty accurate with his assessment in my view.

    You really need to try and take a similar courseload, but get two more As and two less Bs this year. Then a 2000 SAT I score with two 650 SAT II scores should get you in if you have other ECs including some that have a leadership aspect to them. You also should consider whether there are any volunteer or academic competitions that you have been involved in.
  • collegekid100collegekid100 - Posts: 662 Member
    You need a great essay.
  • naderboy2002naderboy2002 Registered User Posts: 454 Member
    3.8+, 2000+ you're in just look at la's averages.
  • laurawarelauraware Registered User Posts: 158 Junior Member
    just try to keep getting high grades and keep doing the ec's n stuff. I live in southern CA, so of course like every good student applies for UCLA. and it's weird who gets in and who doesn't. I have a friend who took 5 aps (total), had a 4.2 weighted GPA, and like a 1680ish SAT and got in. Then I have other friends who were just as qualified, if not more so, and didn't get in.

    So what i'm getting at is, keep those stats high and cross your fingers!
  • zuserzuser Registered User Posts: 129 Junior Member
    You'll get in, unless you bomb the SATs or get a D in a class or something. BTW, the UC system is big, really big, with lots of applicants, UCLA had 55,000 in 2009 alone. UCs don't even want rec letters, so your essay won't be that important either.
  • hi_im_leilahi_im_leila Registered User Posts: 2,024 Senior Member
    UCLA is so incredibly unpredictable when it comes to admissions. I know valedictorians who have been rejected, and people with around 3.5 GPAs who have gotten in.

    That being said, you're on the right track, just keep your grades up during junior year and do well on the SAT. Try to get straight A's this year, colleges love to see an upward trend in grades.
  • sprevitesprevite Registered User Posts: 325 Member
    You'll probably get in. . .much easier to get in from CA, ridiculous if you're trying from like RI or MA. . .your credentials look good, if you get what you've gotten projected on the SATs, good chance!!
  • aaronjv15aaronjv15 Registered User Posts: 118 Junior Member
    Sprev: acceptance rate is higher for OOS than in-state at UCLA
  • ABCollegeABCollege Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    Can you rate my chances at UCLA PLEASE???
    I'm a junior in High School and I have no idea about what I'm going to/can do. Please Help
    GPA cumulative so far: 4.11 Unweighted:3.91 Rank: Top 6%, class of 450

    By the end of junior year estimate: GPA 4.21

    By the time I graduate I will have taken at least 13 IB classes.

    SAT 2 Math: 780
    SAT (Estimate): Around 2000, I really need to work on this
    EC's: Model UN, A Volunteering Club-I am a officer in this club, National Honors Society, Varsity Tennis, I am a mentor/leader for freshman at my school,

    In the summer of 9th and 10th, I volunteered a total of 225 hours for an organization. The rest of the summer, took classes or traveled. This summer I am going to work for a business professor (Any other suggestions that I could do for the summer?)

    I'm interested in business and economics, maybe law. I know this is bad, but I really want a career that pays extremely well. Does anyone have suggestions for potential careers and colleges that I could get into? Would I be able to get into NYU btw?

    I'm considering,
    UC Berekely
    UT Austin
    Washington University in St Louis
    what are my chances??? How can I improve so that I can get into the good colleges, UCB, NYU, UCLA, etc.

    Please Help... Am I in good shape? I'm worried that Im not
    ABCollege is online now
  • ChandlerBing92ChandlerBing92 Registered User Posts: 156 Junior Member
    You need your GPA to be at least around 4.2, 4.3 and SAT about 2100 to have a really decent shot at getting in plus all the volunteer work and stuff. UCLA is so insanely competitive, my friends with 4.2 GPA's got rejected from there and one of them had a 2040 SAT score, which wasn't even good enough. So it's hard to tell, just keep up what you're doing and see how it goes. good luck!
  • konakupkonakup Registered User Posts: 107 Junior Member
    Are you in-state for UCLA?

    Get a 2100+, snag some officer positions soon, most preferably a president one, do something great you can write an essay on, and keep a gpa 4.0+ (weighted).

    Keep up a pretty hard courseload, or at least one that looks hard.

    I did get into UCLA, but I'm not sure how. Here are my stats for you.

    UC GPA: 4.1
    W GPA: 4.29
    UW GPA: 3.6-3.7?

    SAT I: 790w/650m/690cr = 2090
    SAT II: 670 M. Bio/ 700 Lit

    Youth Ministry (10hrs/week) President, Treasurer, Secretary
    Nat. Art Honors Society: 3-5hrs/week: Co-President
    CSF: 3hrs/week
    Tutoring: 2hrs/week
    Art: 2hrs/week

    Varsity Letter

    So my stats were pretty okay, but def saw some people with better GPAs get turned down because of one reason or another. I should also note that UCSD rejected me, so I was probably on the lower side of LA acceptees.
  • afc10nsafc10ns Registered User Posts: 360 Member
    This thread is from 07...
  • joylovejoylove Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    ^ agree. um, pretty sure UCLA came out with decisions one or two weeks ago.
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