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First off, I just want to congratulate everyone who has gotten into Wharton early decision. I'm a junior right now, and I just wanted to evaluate my chances of acceptance...it is my dream school after all. Please be honest, and don't hold back any criticism. Thank you for your time, and I wish you all happy holidays and good fortune with your future endeavors.
This is just a few stuff from the top of my head...my objective for Penn is a B.S. econ concentration marketing, management, retail and a B.A. in global analysis
-3.94 unweighted (freshman and sophomore year; I went through a rough patch second semester of sophomore year, and my GPA dropped significantly--from 3.98 to 3.94; it'll probably go up (as long as I don't fail my finals) after this semester)
-Top 3 percent (school doesn't weight grades)
-Competitive public school; ranked number one in state
-7 AP courses, 6 honor courses, 2 advanced activity courses/year; Score of 5: World History, European History; will take US History, Biology, Calc AB, Calc BC, Lit and self study psychology and environmental science for the end of this year
-SAT: TBD; SAT II World History: 800, SAT II Math II: 800, will take SAT II Bio and SAT II US History at the end of this school year