mckive6 Posted November 5, 2015 Share Posted November 5, 2015 I've read so many helpful posts as I help my oldest dc apply to college. Things I would not have known, so thank you. I'm hoping someone has some ideas or has been where we are now. My dd has applied to one school early action and is in the process of applying to a few more. We're hoping to expand her list of colleges. She's only found a few that she is interested in and her SAT scores fit the what the school lists. Her critical reading score is high enough, but her math score is below the 25% for some schools. She is taking the SAT again this weekend. So is this too far of a reach for her to apply to? She is in Calculus and doing well, but her math SAT score is definitely affected by her vision issues. She was diagnosed with convergence insufficiency and an eye turn in 10th grade, and she had vision therapy, but still struggles with graphs and charts, and the small font. The only way to qualify for accommodations of more time and enlarged print is to have neuropyschology testing, and we didn't do it. It just didn't seem right to have to go through all that when we know what her problem is. Regretting that now. Besides SAT's, which I know are very important for admission, she has good grades from outside classes (PA homeschoolers and public school) , two 5"s and one 4 on AP tests. Her writing skills are very good. Her overall GPA is very high. She did a 6 month foreign exchange and is now fluent in French. She is looking for a school that has Division III cross country, and focuses more on academics, and is not a party school. She's a good runner, but doesn't want to do Division I because she also wants to focus on academics. She prefers Christian schools but would like to apply to a few other schools also. Hoping to find a school with an honors program so she can be part of a smaller group within a larger school. She wants to major in Economics, or (perhaps Neuroscience) and minor in French. Thank you! Pauline Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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