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Williams College Chances ED

JWANappJWANapp Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Location: Washington state
UW GPA: 4.0
Weighted GPA: ~4.5-4.6
AP Classes: Calc AB (5), Chemistry (4), Microeconomics (5), Macroeconomics (5), Physics (5), Language and composition (5), Statistics (4), Seminar (3)
ACT
English:36
Math: 34
Reading: 35
Science: 35
Composite: 35

Extracurriculars: Varsity/JV Baseball 9-12 grade (not good enough to be recruited)
Club baseball 6-12 grade
Debate team, medalist 9th grade
Water polo, award recipient 9th grade
Took an online college course 11th grade

Volunteer: Created and managed a tutoring club for a summer school program, ~16 hours a week over the summer, 10th, 11th, 12th grade
Volunteered at my school as a tutor, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grade ~4 hours a week

Work Experience: Was chief of maintenance at a company's office building, property valued over $2 million, 10th 11th 12th grade, ~7 hours a week
Conducted data analysis and verification for a mental health services contractor, 9th-12th grade, hours varied
Worked as a paid tutor, 11th, 12th grade, ~8 hours a week

I know at a college as selective as Williams no one should be confident they'll get in, but what do you think are my chances? Williams is definitely my #1 choice, will applying ED help me?

Replies to: Williams College Chances ED

  • JWANappJWANapp Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Thanks for your assessment. That's what I had thought originally about applying ED, but then I read another post on here stating that the ED round at williams is made up of Questbridge, legacy, and recruited applicants. As I am an unhooked applicant would it be better to wait so I'm not competing with those applicants in the ED round?
  • schoolviewschoolview Registered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
    If Williams is definitely your first choice and the financials work, I recommend applying ED. It's definitely not ALL Questbridge, legacy, URM and recruited athletes. My daughter was accepted ED last year with none of those hooks. Another note of interest, there were many more males than females accepted in the ED round. And if you are accepted, it's wonderful to have everything settled by early December.
  • SwimDad99SwimDad99 Registered User Posts: 196 Junior Member
    You look like an exceptionally strong applicant. Should be fine but agree with above -- apply ED to improve your chances. Good luck!
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