International UGA Applicant
I'm from Israel, almost 21 and interested in applying to UGA.
What do you think are my chances to get in / how well I'd fit in there?
I graduated high school in 2008. My overall unweighed high school GPA is 3.7, however I took the most advanced science courses and received A's on them. I put a lot of effort into my studies my last two years in high school and have very high grades in those years. I took two BA level courses at a university here when I was 17 and received 89 and 90 (out of a 100). Served in the army here in Israel in an elite unit and lead a project that received the Israel Defense Prize. I have a lot of leadership experience, within and without the army.*
I took the SAT on Sunday and hoping for somewhere between 2000-2150 (M:720, CR:620, W:660 at worst - but I really don’t know). I'm taking SAT II in January in math 2 and chemistry. My TOEFL is 112 (30 on the reading there).
Software developer from the age of 16 to 18. Lead a year-long high grossing project when I was 17.
During and alongside the army, worked as a head of technology for a start up in the mobile phones field.
Currently a senior software developer at a hitech company.
Currently working as freelance security expert (malware research, reverse engineering and so forth)
Also involved in a start up with a few Harvard BS students.
Spent 4 months in the states after high school and obtained a private pilots license*
Volunteered at Pilots for Charity to fly children with long term diseases.
Volunteered at El-Al Israel Airlines and helped them built their pilots training program.
Been playing guitar for 5 years, school performances and so forth.
Tennis– played for 5 years and coached kids.
Volunteered at the Israeli civil guard and as an anti drugs spokesperson.
Traveled extensively around the world, for business and for pleasure.*
We don’t have honors / AP here in Israel, however I received a 787 out of 800 (99th percentile) on the Israeli SAT equivalent.
My writing is good and I think I have a lot to say about myself – I am a high achiever and I have a lot of interests, an interesting perspective and can offer a great deal of diversity. I get along with everybody, am very sociable, and have very good recommendations (from teachers, army, and employers). I also don't require financial aid - however I wanted to ask I'd there is any chance for me to receive a scholarship?
I'd love to hear your thoughts!