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When applying selective schools, do you recommend i apply test optional or show my scores to show I have potential?


12th grade

Independent boarding/day school

African-American female

Disciplinary Infraction (suspension)

3.35 GPA

1430 SAT score

Applying to extremely selective schools (ex. Harvard, Barnard, Brown, etc)

low income family

first-generation college student

With a 3.35 GPA and a suspension you have less than a 0.00001% chance of getting into extremely selective schools.