What are my chances at UW-Madison?
Im a junior and Im nervous that for some reason Ill be waitlisted at UW-Madison -I have an ACT of 31 (w/ writing) -I have a 3.9 GPA (unweighted), 4.2 (weighted) -Im ranked 2nd in my class of 200. -By the time I graduate I'll have taken all honors classes and AP where applicable, including 4 years of English, 6 of French, 4 of orchestra, 1 of art, 7 math, 7 science, and 3 of history. This includes 10 AP classes. Ive also been involved/ will be involved in: -Tutoring -NHS -1 year of yearbook staff, 3 of extensive editorial work -Renaissance awards -Student of the month -1 year of JV tennis, 3 years of varsity, 1 year of being captain -Having a summer job -Outside work with the orchestra I plan on studying biology and going on to medical school. I come from a white, middle class family in Wisconsin. Assuming I write a decent essay and get decent letters of recommendation, what is my weakest point that would cause me to be waitlisted or denied entirely? Haha sorry Ranto I just wanted to see if I would get more responses this time
Asked By: Dani - 4/23/2008
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I think Wisconsin would be a safety school. You should apply anywhere and everywhere you can. You have a great profile that is diverse in terms of activity. Ohio State and Northwestern have great pre-med programs if you want to stay in the midwest, but I think you should aim higher the UW-Madison. Don't get me... More
Answered By: Jamison - 4/23/2008
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You didn't like the answer I gave you last time?
Answered By: Ranto - 4/23/2008
You will for sure get in. My cousin just got in with a 3.4 and a 30 GPA. He had significantly fewer qualifications than you.
Answered By: January 20th, 2009 - 4/23/2008
You'll get in for SURE. Both your GPA and your ACT are ABOVE their middle 50% ranges. You are probably going to get accepted into their honors program... More
Answered By: Lonesome Loser - 4/23/2008
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