Calculate my chances as a veteran
The chance me calculator seems to only apply to high school students. I graduated high school over 10 years ago and joined the military in 2011. I will be separating soon and applying to schools as a transfer student. I would like some feedback on my "chances" of getting into Johns Hopkins. Unfortunately any military resource I pursue is very anti separating, let alone attending what I call a "Ivy Adjacent" school, so asking those resources for supporting me has been met with a lot of negativity (A lot of the "why don't you just go to somewhere easier???"). Anyone know what I should do?
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This is a good question and I unfortunately don't have a concrete answer for you. You've been out of school for 10+ years but, I'm assuming, you've been actively learning skills while in the military not to mention serving our country. Are you applying as a transfer because you've earned credits while being enlisted? If that's the case things might be a bit easier.
JHU has around a 9% acceptance rate for transfer students. I wish I knew more about how being a veteran impacts your chances but it's just not something I'm familiar with. I'll ask around though and see if I can get you a somewhat reliable answer.
I'd also recommend checking out here: https://registrar.jhu.edu/veterans/. You may have already but figured I'd include it even though I'm unsure how useful it will be. Depending on what types of resources you are looking for I think it would make sense to contact the school because I am sure they would be more willing to help. They'll also be able to provide you with a more concrete answer on how being a veteran affects your chances of acceptance.
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