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I've posted a number of these but I think I am going to give it one last shot just to update my list of colleges I applied to/was accepted to.
[ *] College (LSA, engineering, etc.): Arts and Sciences- Biology Major
[ *] SAT (one sitting): 1940 (Low because of writing) Crit: 690. Math: 680. Writing: 570.
[ *] SAT IIs : Bio: 650. USH: 620
[ *] ACT:
[ *] GPA: 3.92 Weighted. (It's considered a 4.0 at my school)
[ *] Course load (# of AP/IB/H, special courses, etc.): 9 AP classes, 1 Honors Course, all the rest advanced courses
[ *] Rank: 30/309
[ *] Other stats:
[ *] Subjective (ECs, special circumstances, etc):
First Generation College in America (My parents attended some college in another country, did not graduate)
Low Income <60k
[ *] Essays: CommonApp essay was really good.
[ *] Teacher Recs: I know for a fact one of these is amazing, the other is okay.
[ *] Counselor Rec: Good
[ *] Hook (legacy, recruited athlete, etc.): Conducted college level research in a lab at a state university. (Chemistry) Publishing my research in the next couple of months in a top tier journal.
[ *) Location/Person:
[ *] State or Country:NJ
[ *] School Type:Public
[ *] Ethnicity: African American/White
[ *] Gender: male
[ *] major strength/weakness: Academic Rigor, teacher recs, common app essay. I think my SATs put me at a weakness unfortunately.
[ *] Other Factors/questions:
Applied: Harvard RD, Brown RD, UMich
Accepted: Boston College EA, Northeastern Pharmacy EA (6 Year program)