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Emory Scholar: chances

SEWcuriousSEWcurious Posts: 571Registered User Member
edited August 2005 in Emory University
am an African-American female at an urban public highschool (in the gifted megnet) in Los Angeles but I am from an upper middle class family. My stats are:

Academics:
-ranked in top 2% out of 990
-mostly A's with the exception of two B's (in SPanish freshman year and an indepedent study life skills class)
-SAT I
*first time: 1340 (680v, 660m)
*second time: 2250 (790m,790v,670w)
-SATII
*Biology: 730
*US History 770
*will take math 2c
-APs
*Spanish 2 (oops)
*US History 5
*Eurpean history 5
*Biology 5
*English Literature 4
*to be taken:
**AP Calculus AB
**AP Economics (will take two AP tests)
**AP Psychology
**AP Government (will take two AP tests)
**AP English Composition
-Honors filled the rest of my schedule with the exception of Spanish (not offered in honors) and my PE classes

ECs
-captain of the soccer team 2 years (only freshman on varsity since freshman year)
-Jack and Jill (cultural/service organization)
*member since age 9
*treasurer 2 years
*parlimentarian 1 year
-Science Bowl
*on team 3 years
*captain 2 years
-member California Honor Society
-member California Scholarship Federation
-Mentor 3 years

Summers:
-before 9th grade Traveled through Europe playing with soccer team
-before 10th grade Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth summer program in Maryland
-before 11th grade UC COSMOS summer program at UC Davis
-Before 12th grade
*job as office clerk 2 days a week
*internship at USC Keck School of Medicine assisting with research 3 days a week

Volunteering- 250 hours
-Test Sucess Tutoring underpriveleged youth
-Cooking for homeless
-Ronald McDonald House
-many small projects with Jack and Jill

Awards Received
-national merit commended student
-national acheivement commended student (as of now)
-Who's Who Among American Highschool Students (know it doens't count for much)
-Second All-League Soccer team (2 years)

I think I have a good chance of getting in but what are my chances for becoming and Emory Scholar?
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