Why did I get denied from Georgia Tech?

Why did I get denied from Georgia Tech? Topic: Why did I get denied from Georgia Tech?
June 18, 2019 / By Ailith
Question: I am an in-state student and a girl, mixed race - Hispanic and white. Grades: CNA of a 95.3, class rank 42/569, GT GPA of 4.06. 7 honors classes and 9 AP classes Grades: 9th h. BIO 99/99 H. LIT 96/97 H. GEO 101/99 span 2 92/93 gov 95 10th H. chem 97/93 H. lit 93/97 H. alg 2 95/95 AP world 99/98 span 3 91/93 11 AP USH 89/93 AP BIO 92/92 AP HUMAN GEO 95/96 AP Lang 90/95 H. Precal 87/95 span 4 91/92 12th grade schedule/grade AP cal AB 92 AP psychology 90 AP Lit 88 AP Physics 88 Human Anatomy 93 SAT/ACT Sat: math: 760 CR: 700 Writing: 690 Act: Math: 34 English/writing: 33 Science 32 Reading: 31 Essay: It was good, I got my AP Lit teacher to grade it and she gave me a 93 (she rarely gives A's). Extracurriculars: top 4 clubs Student council- President all 4 years environmental club- Founded, president last 2 years NHS- Secretary. Tutor kids in Math and Science Debate- Member all 4 years, won around 34 awards. 1 national Arts Chorus all 4 years made all state, Acda ( national chorus), district honors, and GHP in chorus (state) Sports Varsity Track- all 4 years, captain last year and this year. Lettered 3 times Varsity Cross Country- all 4 year. lettered 2 times dance (community - heavily involved, many recitals, few solos) Volunteer library (30 hours) Hospital (60 hours) Habitat for Humanity (20 hours) Work: none...:( haven't had time or inclination but I figured i did enough. but I'm above the 50% range in both GPA and SAT/ACT range, and my extracurriculars are above average. Didn't have to submit a recommendation letter, so didn't. Plus, It's going to be harder to get A's in AP classes than in honors, if they think that is an issue, then they obviously have forgotten how school is. I'm hoping that I get accepted to UGA honors, so unless something horrible happens, I'll probably go there. no, they consider 90+ to be an A. that's how the calculate their GPAs. i mean, i know people with lower SAT and GPA/ lower class rank who got in early (this year), so it really doesn't make sense Carnegie-Mellon? i just looked up their stats. wow, GA tech denied me for some reason and their stats are lower than Carnegie-Mellon. really? and you're going to tell me that they are likely to me a scholarship.
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Tolly Tolly | 7 days ago
The only aspect of your record that I can see as a possible problem is the very slight decline in your grades over the course of high school. Most universities consider 92 to be the highest B grade in high school and your having seven B grades in the junior year was not attractive for Georgia Tech. Another possibility might be a letter of recommendation which mentioned a problem. Georgia Tech is the fourth best undergraduate university for engineering and denies admission to some students with outstanding records. If you have not applied to enough other schools, consider Carnegie-Mellon University which ranks tied for eighth in the nation for undergraduate engineering and is quite generous with financial aid. **A careful look at the second source below will show that Carnegie-Mellon admits proportionately more students with lower GPAs than does Georgia Tech. Scholarships are based on need. I do not know your need, but I mentioned the issue as there is a great difference in tuition fees between Carnegie-Mellon's fee and Georgia Tech's in state fee.**
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Tolly Originally Answered: I-485 Denied at the interview appointment, can I appeal?
If you in some point of time you had been illegally for lost your status your sister can't sponsor you any longer. You lost your application because of that, now looks to me like the timing is like your process get confused in the uscis for a marriage with an American citizen. Anyway, since you enter legally the only option to remain is to get married to an american citizen . You can appeal but chances are will be denied and is like $600 down the drain. Your lawyer have to figure it out if you can file any kind of waiver to ask for reduce the time to remain outside of USA or somehow avoid it, then your sister must file a I-130 and then apply again for the residence.

Rastus Rastus
Very strong credentials - I don't get it either. Contact the Admissions Office and ask about filing an appeal. Meanwhile, where else did you apply? Sign on with one of them and think about a Sophomore year transfer. You might want to apply to one of the military service academies - Excellent education and guaranteed management position when you graduate.
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Masterman Masterman
Your credentials are good, but unfortunately good credentials don't guarantee acceptance. There are simply so many students with good credentials applying they will have to turn some down. Sorry!
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Jim Jim
Because they're idiots. You sound super smart and cool. Maybe there was a hell lot of competition this year. Try applying for the next semester, maybe they'll like your determination. Good luck=) p.s since your essay's brilliant, would you mind reading mine=/ http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;...
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Jim Originally Answered: Boating Tech or Shop Owner?
Hi Josh, Both schools are a good way to get your marine repair experience. My step-son went to UTI and they have a very good program. He got hired before even graduating. He worked for Sea Ray as a tech and they continued more in depth training once at Sea Ray. It's hard work on some of the boats, but you have plenty of work. As for starting up a business, let me give you this advice. I owned my own "Specialty" construction/maintenance company. Research your competition throughly. Note what makes one company stand out over the others. Now YOU do something in addition to that to make yourself more valuable. Marinas are not that successful nor profitable to begin with. It's nice to think about, but here's the facts. On-The-Water Marina insurance is terribly expensive. If you elect to have a fueling dock, you have "Environmental" regulations and even more expensive insurance to deal with along with securing the fuel. If you have a Marina, simply building your own docks isn't going to be feasible. You have all sorts of required inspections and requirements to get insurance and to be allowed to charge for berths by the City or owner of the waterway. In the town that I have a second home in, the most successful person has the shop and owns 12 acres of property. He sells storage space for only boats and does maintenance/repairs year round. In the Fall, he's busy picking up boats from the lake and getting them to his storage yard and winterizing them. In the Spring he's busy getting de-winterized and back on the water for owners. He usually stores over 200 boats. He charges $150 for pickup and another $100 for winterizing. In the Spring he does the reverse and he also gets $40 per month for storage of the boat. His family owns and operates the business and he's the second generation. Every other boat company struggles to do what they're doing and in hard times like now, fights to keep the lights on and the doors open. This family has more business than they can handle!

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