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Chance for international in boarding school

myerlymyerly Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
Senior from Korea in a mid tier US boarding school (came in 9th grade)

Applied for Arts and Sciences Undecided

Unweighted GPA: 3.6

SAT score: 750 math, 720 writing, 600 critical reading (2070)

SAT II: 750 Math 2C, 750 World History, 670 Japanese with listening

iBT: 104

AP: Chinese Language and Culture 5, Calculus AB 5

Languages (S/R/W): Korean, English, Mandarin, Japanese

Year abroad in Beijing with 4 or 7 classes taken in Mandarin; received Chinese speech award

Senior Year Classes:
- AP Microeconomics
- AP Macroeconomics
- AP Calculus BC
- Biology
- US History
- English IV: Shakespeare
- Piano Recital

Fundraising/service projects:
- fundraised to bring medicine to Sri Lanka; receive presidential citation
- fundraised to bring writing untensils and furniture to South African orphanage
- held photo exhibition fundraiser for Unicef Korea and Korean orphanage
- tutored in English and Chinese for Korean orphanage (4 years)

- translator for photo/presentation company (Summer 2010, 2011)
- English translator International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (2011)
- English and Chinese translator International Association of Athletics Dederations (2011)

Activities: Piano and Ocarina; School Big Band, Rock Band, Jazz Combo Band

Question: can I do anything to raise my chance?

Also, how important is the essay? I'm worried mine was not good.
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