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I got a 2050 on my SAT1 (630-cr,750-math,670-writing) and 800s in SATII's in phy,chem and math2. Because my SAT1 was bad I also took the toefl iBT and got 106. I am an Indian(male) and also have straight A's in class from class 9 in one of the best schools in India.I topped my class for 3 years in a row.
Besides I have internships in 2 organizations(pretty rare for indian), I play keyboard,have 2 international awards and am a state level athlete.I have taken part in all clubs in school, vocalist in carnatic music and also did research projects in summer on soil conductivity.I have 60-80 hours on community service and hope to qualify 2 Olympiads this year too.I am VERY passionate abt going to MIT.Sadly international students can only apply RD. Over the past 4 years only 1 person got in to MIT from my school. and that worries me a lot.
I am also applying to stanford,caltech and CMU,UIUC.
For me the main problem in EC's was because I am also focussing on IITs also(like other indian kids).
Do i stand a realistic chance, or a waste of a dream.
Guys can you help out ??
Also I forgot to add that I have made biofuels, telescopes(physics teacher is proud of that), making an iOS app(Apple does not have radio, indians need RADIO) and have done work in rural India on electricity and clean energy.