2 months ago
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Poll: College of the Holy Cross?

These are my stats, ecs, etc. Do I have a shot at College of the Holy Cross if I apply ED?

US citizen

State/Location of residency: Midwest

Competitive public high school

Grade 11 going on 12

Gender/Race/Ethnicity: Female, White, American

Other special factors: 504 Mental Health Plan

Major: Psychology

Cumulative Unweighted HS GPA :currently 2.85

Cumulative Weighted HS GPA: currently 2.89 on 4 scale (freshman grades were heavily affected by mental health but now I earn all A's)

Class Rank: HS doesn't do class rank

ACT/SAT Scores: N/A

AP Scores: AP Psych (predicted 5)

AP Psychology, AP Environmental Science, Comp I & II (college class), Advanced Digital Music Production

Won a competitive school-wide writing contest and read/published the piece at a winners banquet

Gold Standard of Excellence Award (x2)

multiple passion projects

multiple official research projects

4 years of French (in school)

self taught in German and Korean

UC BerkeleyX Psychedelics and the Mind Course (edX, certificate)

HarvardX Fundamentals of Neuroscience Course (edX, certificate)

HarvardX Building Personal Resilience: Managing Anxiety and Mental Health (edX, certificate)

Girls Go STEM program (attended two years in 6th and 7th grade)

U of I performing arts summer program

student government (x2) in elementary school

played competitive/academy tennis for 5+ years and was a featured player

AAA school safety patrol in 6th grade

volunteered as an instructor at my high school’s summer tennis camp

competitive swimming, 2 years

running club & XC in junior high, 1 yr

part-time job on weekends, 6hr shift

catholic religious ed program

played clarinet for 4 years in school band

self taught in piano

(will be doing an immense amount of catching up this summer in terms of more community service, internships, college programs and activities)

Haven’t written yet an essay but will receive LORs from multiple teachers and other mentors outside of school

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Your chancing factors
Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


Low accuracy (4 of 18 factors)

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