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Applying to Ivies Class of 2013

hellogoodbye13hellogoodbye13 Posts: 100Registered User Junior Member
edited April 2013 in African-American Students
Who here is planning on applying to an ivy?
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Replies to: Applying to Ivies Class of 2013

  • Jazmine1423Jazmine1423 Posts: 448Registered User Member
    I'm applying to University of Pennsylvania, and Yale :)
  • bigbusinessbigbusiness Posts: 81Registered User Junior Member
    As for me, I'm planning on applying to UPenn and Columbia. :D
  • overachiever01overachiever01 Posts: 294Registered User Junior Member
    Harvard and Columbia! (Maybe Princeton and UPenn)
  • MrluggsMrluggs Posts: 561Registered User Member
    Columbia, UPenn, Princeton and maybe Harvard...
  • kuromeido123kuromeido123 Posts: 130Registered User Junior Member
    im applying to yale, princeton, upenn, and dartmouth
  • DreamChaser2013DreamChaser2013 Posts: 190Registered User Junior Member
    don't know where but i'm definitely applying...
    just praying a lot <3
  • hellogoodbye13hellogoodbye13 Posts: 100Registered User Junior Member
    thats great to hear all of us aiming so high! Well, i thought maybe we could post stats, ideas for essays, and that sort of thing. Maybe we can help each other through all of this!
  • Jlaine10125Jlaine10125 Posts: 221Registered User Junior Member
    Im doing Harvard, UPenn (ED), Princeton and Cornell
  • hellogoodbye13hellogoodbye13 Posts: 100Registered User Junior Member
    You guys wanna post stats?
  • KobeBryantTheJRKobeBryantTheJR Posts: 148Registered User Junior Member
    I'm applying to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and Cornell. 4.30 w/ 3.93 uw 2010 SAT 32 ACT
    ECs-Football - Quarterback,Basketball, Track
    Potential NMSF and National Achievement
  • MrluggsMrluggs Posts: 561Registered User Member
    For privacy reasons, I'm not gonna go into much detail :P
    SAT: 2nd time 2150-2250. Not taking them again.
    Subject Test: Math II, Chem and French (taking them next week)
    ACT: Taking them in two weeks
    GPA: 4.05 W, 3.8-3.9ish UW. My school doesn't rank
    APs: Human Geo (5), French (4/5?), Lang (5?), APES (3/4?)
    ECs: research/humanitarian work
    Awards: national/international science fair awards.

    Next year's schedule:
    Adv French Lit
    AP Latin
    AP Calc AB
    AP Lit
    AP Bio
    Physics
    AP Gov
  • APJunkieAPJunkie Posts: 4Registered User New Member
    Applying to HYPSM and all other Ivies except for Columbia. I can't really do the NYC thing...
    SAT: 2230
    SATII: 800 - MathIIC,Chemistry 740 - US History
    ACT: 33 - probably not reporting because of poor writing score 8/12... and because of cash :)
    GPA: 4.6W/4.0UW Rank: 1/367
    AP: Psych(5),Human Geo(5) Pending - USH, Chem, Spanish Lang, Comp Sci, Calc BC, English Lang
    ECs: Mostly community service, cello/orchestra, and research this summer
    Awards: Pending NMSF, couple local leadership awards blah blah

    Senior Schedule:
    AP Physics B
    AP US Gov
    AP Macro
    AP Lit
    AP Bio
    AP Envi Sci
    AP Stats
  • hellogoodbye13hellogoodbye13 Posts: 100Registered User Junior Member
    nice! have any of you guys started writing your essays?
  • Kali22Kali22 Posts: 573Registered User Member
    Hello! H.S 2012er here :)

    If you guys haven't started writing or brainstorming your essays yet, you should get started! I can't stress enough how important your writing is. If you're having trouble getting an idea of how the college essay should be written, I'd highly recommend any version of 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays. Not because it's "Harvard's," but because it has actual, well written essays by accepted students, and it offers a brief summary on strengths and weaknesses following each essay. It's really a great source, and it certainly helped me.

    If you guys have any questions, feel free to hit me up!
  • MrluggsMrluggs Posts: 561Registered User Member
    Hey Kali, did you apply early to any schools?
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