Admissions Chances

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  1. thunderbird12

    thunderbird12 Member

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    Hi,
    its about that time to start asking this question... i went to SLS session 1 and i have started on my candidate kit already.
    If anyone out there could tell me what my chances are based on what im writing here, that would be great...
    ~3.5-3.6 unweighted gpa, 4.1 weighted, top 25% of class (school does not rank)
    ~all honors courses, 3 APs in junior, 3 more in Senior year scheduled
    ~2 yrs. cross country, 3 yrs varsity swimming, 1 yr ultimate frisbee
    ~athletic letter in all 3 yrs of swimming, team captain for senior year
    ~debate club, junior class board of directors
    ~volunteering over summer at meal shelter
    ~9 yrs club swimming (YMCA Team)
    ~4 Yr Civil Air Patrol member, Billy Mitchell award earned in 2009, current rank: c/ 1st Lt
    ~current SAT: 1250/1600, (RETAKEN IN JUNE, AWAITING SCORES)
    ~current ACT: 34 english, 33 math, 27 science, 25 reading (RETAKING JUNE TEST AS WELL)

    I'm also applying to Air Force and Navy, as well as all 3 ROTC programs... keeping the options open.
    any areas suggested to work on? any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. WestPointCanidate

    WestPointCanidate New Member

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    Wow looks pretty solid. However, try to get academic honors. Maybe go on NHS? Or even student council or cabinet? Also, id try to get a better score in science and reading. Other than that, I think your good.
     
  3. BigNick

    BigNick Member

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    I agree that your record is strong. Get in the NHS and try for more leadership positions (the more the better)
     
  4. Szpieg

    Szpieg Member

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    i think it will all depend on your district really
     
  5. momoftwins

    momoftwins Founding Member

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    Your profile is impressive. Improvements in your SAT/ACT scores will be very beneficial. If you're not happy with your scores, try again the earliest time they are offered this fall.

    Good luck and keep us posted on your progress.
     
  6. mom3boys

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    So much depends on where you live. If you are in a non-competitive region, you look great. If you live in NoVA, you are average. Try to improve anything that you have control over, and get your application done early!
     

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