a year ago
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What colleges should I look to apply to? (Reach/Target/Safety)

I've just finished my junior year and will be a senior starting August, but I still don't really have any idea of what college I want to go to. All I know is that I want to get into a good school majoring in business, but my backup major would economics. For my stats, I took all regular classes during my freshman year and had straight A's but one B in Biology in the second semester. I screwed up my sophomore year due to my mental health caused by family issues, getting a C in Algebra II Trig and a B in Chem Honors in my first semester. Second semester, I had a C in English, Algebra II Trig, and Chem Honors and also had a B in AP World. I took 2 AP's and one honors class that year. My junior year, I really picked it up and got straight A's while taking 3 AP classes and two honors classes. I'm also planning on taking two more AP classes to boost my GPA a little in my senior year. Any recommendations for reach/target/safety schools?


Unweighted GPA: 3.78 (If straight A's through first semester of senior year)

Weighted GPA: 4.20 (If straight A's through first semester of senior year)

7 AP (Computer Science Principles (10), World History (10), Pre-Calc (11), U.S. History (11), Computer Science A (11), Gov/Econ (12), Calc AB (12))

3 Honors (Chem (10), Physics (11), Physiology (11))

SAT: 1460 (taken once)

Didn't take ACT


Have done taekwondo since the age of 5, receiving the honor of a 2nd degree black belt and have also been an assistant teacher for it.

Have played piano since the age of 5, competing and winning places in various piano competitions. (2nd place winner in the international piano competition Carnegie Hall, performed my winning piece at the Carnegie Hall in Manhattan, New York in December of 2022,

achieved 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place in the U.S. Open piano competition, received the highest rating of Unanimous Superior in a duet performance as the pianist in CMEA (California Music Educators Association)

Part of school band since 6th grade.

Have played golf since I was 7 years old, now earning a spot on my high school's varsity golf team.


Part time job during my junior year + president of one club + officer of one club

100+ volunteer hours

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a year ago

First of all, you've achieved a lot throughout your high school career! Take some time to feel proud of yourself because not everyone tries this hard to get into a great college. If you're interested in pursuing business or economics, I would recommend applying to UPenn as a reach because their business program is the best in the US. Also look into some state schools that could be a good fit for you and start touring those schools. Apply to top 20s as you have great extracurriculars and try your best to maintain good relations with your teachers for amazing LORs. Good luck!


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Your chance of acceptance
Duke University
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Your chancing factors
Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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