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do i have a shot at rochester?

bajajmabajajma Posts: 102Registered User Junior Member
edited August 2009 in University of Rochester
Ethnicity: Indian
Gender: Male
Residence: India
HS Class: 2010

GPA: 3.6 UW (no weighted)
High School: International School & IB Diploma
Rank: School doesnt do it

SAT: M-660 CR-710 W-630 (retaking in October)

SAT II- Math II: 790 Physics: (taking in november)

AP: maybe Economics

IB Classes:
SL Spanish
SL Psychology
HL Math
HL Physics
HL Economics
HL English
AWARDS AND HONORS
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (2010)
High School Spanish distinction award(2006-2007)
Award for continuous inquiry(2007-2008, 2008-2009)
Award for courage and following dreams(2008-2009)
High School History Excellence award(2007-2008)

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
THIMUN, DAIMUN,YLC (Delegate,Deputy chair, Chair)
Fuschia magazine (editor position)
Student Tech crew (3 years)
ECs
Concert Band (2007 - 2010)
Play saxophone
SAISA Soccer (2007-2010)
NHS Member (2007 - 2010)

Student Tech Crew Member (2007 - 2010)
Helps with laptops laptops at my laptop school. Helped at ASB Unplugged, a technology conference.
SAISA Track and Field(2006—2007)
MUWCI conflict management conference- focused on techniques in high pressure conflict regions
Attended Vienna Advent Sing
Community Service and Work Experience:
Time in Rural India (2009)
Spent 3 weeks with mentally challenged adults in rural India focusing primarily in
teaching basic computer skills and interacting with patients.
Save the Children(2008-2010)
Created and taught a curriculum helping children to swim
Internship at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) (2009)
Self taught Python programming language in order to complete several projects.
Was accepted into Dalai Llama's program..could not attend
Habitat for Humanity (2008)
Worked at Sujaya foundation helping high school dropouts understand english and apply for jobs
Attended Vienna Advent Sing
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Replies to: do i have a shot at rochester?

  • SeptiambreSeptiambre Posts: 103Registered User Junior Member
    I would give you a 95% chance of acceptance.
  • ZobasityZobasity Posts: 206Registered User Junior Member
    You are in. I even think that you will get into "better" schools and then forget Rochester :).
  • SeptiambreSeptiambre Posts: 103Registered User Junior Member
    You will have trouble getting into an Ivy, Duke, or other extremely competitive school unless you get at least 150 more points on your SAT retake.
  • bajajmabajajma Posts: 102Registered User Junior Member
    could i get financial aid at rochester?
  • baseballbaseball Posts: 107Registered User Junior Member
    you might get partial aid like 18 to 20 thousand per year, still you have to come up with 30-34 thousand a year. Rochester does not give out full aid for internationals. Hope this helps. I know this because my nephew applied last year and got in with similar stats and was offered 20 thousand.
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