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Chances of me getting into Cornell: Canadian
I know I'm pretty hopeless but I think if I've got a bunch of unique business experiences which would probably allow me to write a killer essay for Dyson, but honestly I'm open to Economics as well in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Status: Non US Citizen/Resident
I'm from Canada
GPA: Don't have those in Canada?
Grade 9: 78
Grade 10: 74
Grade 11: 80
Grade 12: 91 (Realistically)
SAT 1: 1550
SAT 2: 780 World History 790 Chinese
IB: Pretty sure I could get 35/45 Predicted realistically if I work my ass off next year
President- Investment Club
Captain of Quizbowl Team
Executive - DECA
Junior Officer's Training Corp Equivalent in Canada
Starbucks (quit that after I realized I'd make more dedicating myself to trading)
A lot of import-export and brokering stuff which I made a killing off of
Trading Horse Races & Forex successfully (Don't know if I should mention this cuz it's kind of illegal since I'm not 18)
Prolly 1st place at a Quizbowl Tournament
Regional Award at DECA, maybe State award.
Honorable Mention: Model UN
Parent's Income: $45000 (IK, Broke AF but maybe this'll help my case since I'm so poor? Or it'll hurt my chances since I'm an international student in need of financial aid)
Essay: Going for a moonshot, either I tell everything in the essay and make the guy think I'm a whiz with money or I expose myself for unethical activities (underage trading).
Letters of Rec: Most teachers hate me. Maybe I could get 1 to write me a 8/10?
First in family to go to University
Will Applying for Early Decision help?
Will my International status and needing Financial Aid destroy any sliver of hope I might have had? Also I'd pretty much have to give up all the money I've made for tuition right?
Thanks for any insight.