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β€’ 02/21/2020 at 03:39PM

How can I boost my chances to UW-Madison besides just ECs, GPA, test scores and the usual?

I am a currently a sophmore but what can i do like talking to admissions representatives etc and how to go about doing that. According to ColVine I have a low 60% chance but i want to boost it more any ideas for reference

I will take by graduation

13 AP semesters

2 Honors Semesters

3.85 gpa

active at my synagogue in debate

psat 110 top 17%

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3 answers

β€’ 02/24/2020 at 07:40PM

Looks like you're doing great as far as academics go so I would suggest trying to develop a stronger EC profile and break into more Tier A or B activities. This will help demonstrate that you are a well-rounded student and will give UW-Madison more insight on your interests and commitments outside of the classroom.

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β€’ 02/21/2020 at 11:19PM

A 60% chance is not a low chance of getting into a school. Service is great and writing a strong essay is also good.

β€’ 02/23/2020 at 11:29PM

I'm a bit confused with your PSAT score but bc it's practice you should always aim higher in the SAT since it can make you look more competitive. Additionally, your gpa can change so hopefully you can maintain it, but most importantly, you need more extra-curricular. Try getting involved in your community more, but don't sign up to a bunch of random stuff. If were you, I would sign up to clubs that compliments my interest.