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Discus: What Are My Chances?: November 2003 Archive: Penn State University Park ???
By Ahhveell (Ahhveell) on Saturday, November 08, 2003 - 01:34 am: Edit

Do I have any chance at Penn State?
I'm a 17 year-old White Male attending a fairly competitive public high school in North West NJ (West Morris Central High)

Gpa: 3.393 Unweighted
Freshman: 3.21
Sophomore: 3.65
Junior: 3.32
without Freshman year: 3.485
Rank - ~50/302

Sat 1: 1380 (740M/640V)
Sat 2: taking in december
expecting
~670? Writing
~630? Spanish
~700? Math 1C

National Merit (lowest level, forget what it was called)


12 Honors/IB/AP Courses
frosh - 2
soph - 2
junior - 4
senior - 5

AP testing:
Music Theory scored 4/5

others to test later this year:
English (expecting 4/5)
Economics (expecting 5/5)
IB Music (expecting 5 or 6 /7)
Psychology (expecting 5/5)


Extra Cirricular - play saxophone for 12 musical groups/ensembles (hold first position in most, section leader in marching band)

Volunteer - freshmen orientation programs, annual school decoration

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what are my chances???
please let me know what you think.

By Xyz155 (Xyz155) on Saturday, November 08, 2003 - 08:28 am: Edit

First of all, do not waste your time w/ the Sat IIs, u think PSU actually has the time to look at those? You have great SATs and your GPA is fair. They weight GPA more than SATs and I am assuming your uw GPA is much higher, so yes I think you are in.


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