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First off, I started a thread earlier about my chances and I'll paste over some of that. Ultimately, I'm wondering about the impacts of the interview. I left both of my interview with absolutely glowing appraise! Both of them were very kind and expressed their desire to accept me. One of them even stated 'We're lucky we're only competing against one school!' and another 'An absolutely memorable interview.'
However, my concern is everything else. I'm afraid if my recommendations aren't excellent or if my SSAT score isn't up to par I will not get accepted. How are these components weighted? I expect high nineties for verbal components, and a low eighty to high ninety for math (I fluctuate).
Thank you in advance!
Well first off, I'm a gifted student with an IQ in the 99th percentile and am currently attending a gifted school.
I am a poet and I have published 2 poems through Creative Communications. One of those 2 poems I got paid for, and it ranked in the Top 10 in all of North America.
Debating is something I have started recently. Luckily, it seems I have a knack for it. In my first year I placed a gold and silver in Regionals, and get to progress to Provincials! Sadly, people in my age caliber and not allowed to go to Nationals.
I also skipped grade 2, something I feel proud about!
I sing and I dance. I am going to the TYC workshop this summer.
Volunteering is something I do AT LEAST weekly. I help with an online news site which counts for volunteer hours. I also volunteer at community locations, feeding the homeless, helping at shelters, and with our local animals shelter!
I maintain relatively high grades, a 96+ average.
I am applying for Exeter and Andover. I live in Canada, but I have American permanent residency card. I lived in Boston for 6+ years. I'm Asian too I am learning French, quite fast I'd like to think.