Chances for Cornell?
I'm a white female high school junior from Long Island, New York.
I attend a large, public school that's fairly competitive. I have taken the most rigorous courses my school has to offer.
I would apply early decision to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as an Animal Science major (I want to be a vet and hopefully attend Cornell's vet school as well).
GPA: 3.9 unweighted, weighted is a 4.45
Ranking: School doesn't have exact ranks, but I'm in the top 10%
Honors: 8th grade(took high school courses): Earth Science, Algebra 1
9th grade: English, Biology, Geometry, Global History 1, Italian
10th grade: English, Chemistry, Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Global History 2, Italian
11th grade: Italian, Pre-Calculus
APs: 11th grade: US History, English Language, Physics B
12th grade: Biology, Calculus AB, English Lit, Gov
ACT: 33 (should i take again?)
SAT IIs: 10th grade: Chemistry (730)
11th grade: US History (670), Math II (710)
ECs: -Junior Varsity Field Hockey (9-10) *captain 10th grade
-Varsity Field Hockey (11-12) *coach told me I will be captain in 12th. All-Conference in 11th grade, HOPEFULLY will get All-County in 12th
-Varsity Winter Track (9-12). All-Conference in 11th grade
-Varsity Spring Track (9-12)
-I have been riding horses for 8 years competitively. I have already talked to Cornell Equestrian team's coach and will most likely be a part of the team if I get accepted.
-National Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Italian Honor Society(secretary)
-Athletes Helping Athletes program (athletes who maintain a 85+ average and are on 2 varsity sports). We visit elementary schools and talk to the kids about bullying, sportsmanship, drugs/alcohol, etc. (10-12)
-Pre-Med Club (9-12)
-Scholar Athlete Award (2 varsity sports and maintain a 90 average) every year
-Member of the orchestra, all-district in 11th grade for the violin
-Volunteer at Horseability, a horseback riding center for disabled kids, for 5 years
-Work at my barn's summer camp, get paid weekly
-Also just got a job at a local library
-Girl Scouts Silver Award in 10th grade (100 hours of community service)
Essay: Counselor and English teacher both love it, about why I want to be a vet after witnessing a sick horse and how he was treated and cared for.
Please be honest, do I have a chance for Cornell? And if not, do you have any other recommendations for schools with good biology programs that will give me a good basis for getting into vet school in the future? Thanks!