Summer Seminar?

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  1. futureAFA

    futureAFA Member

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    How hard is it to get in?

    What are my chances of getting in the Summer Seminar (I’m only a freshman so assume I continue this pace or improve)
    • about a 3.5 GPA(unweighted)
    • AP bio
    • Honors math
    • Honors intro to law
    • Honors Psych
    • student leader prep(optional class)
    • school baseball team
    • AAU baseball team(4th national)
    • student council
    • volunteer at community camp in the summer(around 60 hours so far)
    Thanks!
     
  2. vampsoul

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    PSAT and (if applicable) SAT scores play a big role.
     
  3. fly boy

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    Yeah, vampsoul. What were your scores, Future?
     
  4. goldfarb1

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    With regards to SAT scores, don't feel that if you don't hit 700+ per section you won't get in. I had a 590 CR and 580 M. Nothing special, but I believe my extracurriculars made up for this. Make sure you have some redeeming quality to offset a negative. Don't use this as an excuse to score low though. I'm just a terrible test taker. I've taken the SAT officially twice, but have taken quite a few practice one's through Kaplan. I just can't seem to crack the 600 mark, I'm always 10-20 points away. Very frustrating.
     
  5. futureAFA

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    Im only a freshman so I don’t have any scores yet…
    the only real standardized test I have taken is MCAS and thats just a state test that lets you graduate high school, but I got a perfect score on a few sections(maybe ½). But I’m generally a good test taker so I think I can get a 700+(hopefully).
     
  6. Dad

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    Apply early

    Get your application in as soon as possible since SS has a rolling admission. Sounds like you're on the right track. Good luck.
     
  7. Mixmaestro

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    Hey,

    Only a freshman? SS doesn't accept applications until the winter of junior year. It's not quite time to worry yet.

    Also, sounds like a cool curriculum at your school.

    Always grateful,

    LCDCALR
     

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