a year ago
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What should I do next? Or any advice?

I am currently a junior, I am involved in extracurriculars and take some AP and accelerated classes.

I currently have about a 3.77 unweighted GPA, I should be able to get up to a 3.85ish.

I am involved in the following clubs:

Student Council- Class President

SNHS- President

NTHS- Human Relations, Competitor

DECA- Publicist


HOSA, Competitor


Be Nice / MyLead Implementation Group- Co-Founder, Advisory Board

MREACH- UofM Business Immersion Program

I am hoping to go into business, but I have no idea what colleges would be best or reasonable for me to apply to. I would like to go to a more selective school, but I am not sure if I would be a good enough fit to apply. I would also like a school that would offer an abroad program.

I also am not sure if there is anything else I should try to do, such as internships or participate in a co-op? Or if I should continue with accelerated and AP classes senior year getting maybe an A- or B+. Or trying for average classes and just getting As.

I just basically need advice on anything!

Sorry that was so long!

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a year ago

Hello, to answer your question I suggest seeing if there are any business schools you would like to get into first- research is key. I'd say continue AP and accelerated classes as that'll be good with getting into a selective school as you wanted. Honestly, all your club positions are outstanding and impressive for colleges. My advice is right now continue with your classes, try to improve your grades more take tutoring, etc and continue with your clubs!

Here are some business schools rankings and some that you could look into:




(for that one above scroll down to part 3)

a year ago

Hi @alexandranichol!

I'd recommend trying our school list hub and Chancing Engine to get a good idea. It'll take into account your survey answers (for college preferences) and resume to give you recommendations that you both like and fit your range. It won't give you a ready-made school list, but it will give you ideas that can be a good jumping-off point for your own research. Here's a good article on making your school list from there: https://blog.collegevine.com/the-college-list-decoded-safeties-targets-and-reaches/

As for more extracurriculars, an internship would probably be a better idea than a co-op. Basically, at this stage you want to maximize your achievement in the extracurriculars you have, while expanding to things that are in your field of study or have signaling power (like an internship). Picking up a job at a co-op probably won't help you as much as further APs and extracurricular achievement. Here's a guide on extracurricular tiers: https://blog.collegevine.com/breaking-down-the-4-tiers-of-extracurricular-activities/

Hope that helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.

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