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I'm going to apply early to MIT. After reading the admissions blogs though, it seems like they really are looking for truly outstanding individuals, and the more I read, the more worried I get, because I feel like I'm pretty boring and nerdy 0_0 what do you guys think my chances are?
Thanks in advance!
AP: World (5) Stats (5) BC Calc (5) sophomore year
US (5) Bio (5) Chem (4) Psych (5) Lang (5) junior year
SAT Subjects: Math II 800, Bio E 780, World 790 sophomore year
~planning to take chem this fall so I can redeem my AP chem score ~
-JV tennis (9-11) Varsity (12)
-President of Math Team (9-12)
-President of Calculus Club (10-12)
-Spanish Honor Society ICC (inter-club-council) representative (11-12)
-Core Leader of Wheelers & Dealers (our schoo's volunteer organization- Every week, I lead a group of students to the old folks' home and we play UNO with the residents)
-100+ internship hours at a biological engineering lab during the summer of sophomore year
-300+ volunteer hours @ the veteran's hospital
-qualified for AIME every year since 8th grade, highest score was an 8
-highest AMC 10 score in my state last year
-won a free trip to DC this summer to learn about government and electrical cooperatives (NRECA youth tour)
-a bunch of science olympiad medals
-GPML (great plains math league) state/national awards
-national spanish exam (silver)
-national history day state runner-up
-qualified for usnco (united states national chemistry olympiad) in sophomore year
-submitting something for siemens this september... hopefully it'll turn out well!
I'm missing a Y chromosome... I heard that helps your chances but I'm not sure.