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Chances of getting in

Last post 09-29-2008, 1:04 AM by raimius. 3 replies.
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  •  08-18-2008, 1:43 PM 5767

    Chances of getting in

    Alright, I screwed up in high school. My entire senior year, I got my act together and somehow managed to get a 2.9-3.2 GPA. I did BYU online courses and fixed all the grades that were previously failing.

    However, I was on the football team for two years (Freshman and Sophomore). I wasn't captain or anything but I did my part. The remaining years I took weight training and could later on almost lift twice my body weight. My 1 mile time was 6:00-6:30 minutes.

    I took the SAT Jun 2007. I got a total score of 1850. I got 600 in Reading (low I know), and a 670 in Math. It was my first time taking the SAT, I didn't study or anything.

    I plan to take a year or two of college to further boost my GPA while take the opportunity to take the SAT again.

    Say I pull off a high 3.0 in college, achieve a 650+ in Reading and 700 or so in Math on the SAT,  and my athletic abilities remain above average...what are my chances?
  •  08-21-2008, 10:04 PM 5791 in reply to 5767

    Re: Chances of getting in

    Pretty decent.

    Also, you should find some leadership activities.

  •  09-26-2008, 11:19 PM 5893 in reply to 5791

    Re: Chances of getting in

    I might not have explained myself that well in the last post.

    I meant, if I pulled off excellent grades in COMMUNITY college, then applied to the USAFA. Do you think that would work?
  •  09-29-2008, 1:04 AM 5903 in reply to 5893

    Re: Chances of getting in

    Nobody but those on the admissions committee can give a final answer.  However, from previous rumors and published info, I think you have a respectable chance.  I cannot provide a Y/N answer, but my gut feeling is you will be considered competitive.

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