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β€’ 05/21/2020 at 05:57AM

With a gpa of 3.7-3.9 can i get the attention of the some of the greatest colleges? What else i need?

I know how to paint since little without any classes, but i have my work with me organized... this can get a extra attention on my application? Know how to draw can help me?

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β€’ 05/22/2020 at 01:36PM

If that is your unweighted GPA, then it is well within the range for an Ivy league level (very selective) school. If that is your weighted GPA, then it may be a bit too low for Ivy League Level schools. However, it would certainly be enough for some other great universities, probably private ones.

Knowing how to draw won't be enough to impress super selective schools. What matters is what you do with that skill. Do you make grand art pieces? Have you gotten any art awards? Do you donate your art to charities? Do you teach other kids how to draw? Doing activities that expand on your drawing skills will show colleges that you can take initiative and use your skills for good. Plus, it would be really fun getting to draw for a bigger purpose. It would be very motivating.

β€’ 05/25/2020 at 02:56AM

hi, personally I think anything is possible. Especially with the great grades of yours, make sure you have a few extracurricular activities you can account for, like maybe a sport and a club, or maybe even community service/volunteering if that's more of your thing. Hope this helps answer your question, good luck !!

β€’ 05/21/2020 at 06:56PM

It depends on what you classify as the greatest colleges the Ivies just don't care if you have a stellar GPA but great schools that have an average GPA of around 3.6-3.65 and you are above that score you should impress hem barring no other red flags like cheating. Some top notch schools like Houston U Buffalo Iowa St and Wyoming and Univ of Oregon will be impressed and they are top schools. But like schools with elite academics like Harvard MIT see these things regularly so in short depends on the schools and its average GPA

@blue_crayon05/22/2020 at 01:31PM [edited]