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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
1.0
4.0
SAT: 720 math
200
800
| 800 verbal
200
800

Extracurriculars

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Do I have a chance at getting into a top-tier college?

Hey everyone, I'm a high school junior, and I'm feeling a little nervous about college admissions. My GPA is solid (4.2 weighted), and I have a 33 on the ACT. However, I'm not sure if my extracurriculars are strong enough for top-tier colleges like the Ivies. I've been involved in a few clubs and did some volunteer work, but nothing too extraordinary. Should I be worried? Thanks for any advice!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's natural to feel nervous about college admissions, but it's important to remember that there's a college out there for everyone. Your GPA and ACT scores are quite impressive, and they will definitely be a positive factor in your application. As for extracurriculars, top-tier colleges do value well-rounded students, but they also understand that not every student has the opportunity to participate in extraordinary activities. It's more about the passion and commitment you show in the activities you've been involved with. If you can showcase your dedication and the impact you've made in your clubs and volunteer work, that will speak volumes. Remember, there's still time to get more involved or take on leadership roles. Keep working hard and pursuing your interests, and stay positive. Best of luck in your college journey!

10 months ago

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