Help me narrow my college choices by viewing my stats please?
-resides in FL, class of 2012 -Female -African American/Haitian American -Lower class income so need financial aid -GPA: 3.04 unwghted 4.30 wghted. SAT: 1720+ ACT: not yet but prob 27 -Other notes: First attended a magnet school for 2yrs in health academy. then transfered for 1 yr(where I will continue onto 2) to a dual enrollment school where minimum of 3.0unwightd is required, therefore my class rank is low because its extremely competitive. However, I've accumulated 30 college credits thus far from taking 12 college courses. 3.0 college GPA. I've taken maybe 10 honors and 2 APs and 12 college courses thus far in high school. -100 cc hours at Theaters and film festival, -8yrs Church choir and dancer, community acting & touring group/organization 2yrs, acting college classes, music college classes, 2 part-time jobs (still have 1), honor roll for 9th and 10th grade, secretary of health club 1yr, won health district knowledge test on nutrition 2nd place (state competition), Gay-straight alliance club 2yrs, performing arts club (stepper, singer) 2yrs. Hobbies: workouts, guitar and piano, recording and producing music for my brother (using home studio)who is an up and coming artist. also promoting him on the web. -I want to throw in that for as long as I can remember my family and I collect clothes and toys every year and send to Haiti. -I am really good at tapping into peoples feelings and minds when writing essays so I'm not worried on that part. I want to major in Theater. Specifically, Acting. BFA or BA. My choices: * Boston Conservatory * Boston U * Carnegie Mellon U * Cornell U * DePaul U * Emerson College * Florida State U * Fordham U * Ithaca College * Juilliard * Marymount Manhattn College * New York U * Pace U * Rutgers NB/Pscataway * Spelman College * SUNY Purchase * Syracuse U * U Central Florida * U Florida * U Mass Amherst * U Miami * U Southern Calif * University of the Arts I can only dream of attending UPenn.... Any I should remove? Any I should add? Ask me for anymore info on my stats
Asked By: *BB* - 7/23/2011
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I would get rid of Juilliard. They only take 18 freshman into Drama from all who apply. Many have already worked professionally and are grads of high schools like LaGuardia Arts (the FAME school.) They also cut students if they think they aren't cutting it. They did that to Robin Williams. It is 100% about your... More
Answered By: mintchips49 - 7/23/2011
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If you're a Florida resident, I would stay in state. Theater majors on average don't make a lot of money. I wouldn't take out a huge loan to go out of state to major in theater. I'd limit yourself to FSU, UF, and UCF. UM is in the state, but expensive. You'd get into FSU, UF, and UCF based on your GPA and SAT score.
Answered By: Yim - 7/24/2011
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