Chance Me - Penn, Columbia, Cornell & MORE
Chance Me - Penn
Hi, I am en route to beginning my junior year in high school (Class of 2014), and am requesting preemptive chancing to:
Penn (Early Decision)
I will be applying early for Penn during the summer before my senior year, going into the CAS to major in English. I will apply to the other schools through regular decision, majoring in English regardless of the school in question. Here is my information, some of which will be hypothetical goals:
SAT I (breakdown): 2100
ACT: Likely not taking
SAT II: 750 Math I, 750 Literature
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.98
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 5/333
AP (place score in parenthesis): Macroeconomics (5), English Language and Comp (5), American History (4), Statistics (5),
Senior Year Course Load: AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature, AP French Language, AP Microeconomics
Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): AP Scholar with Honor, don't really know of any other awards offered in my area/community.
Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Soccer- 2 years, JV Soccer- 2 years, Travel Soccer in MAPS Competition for 8 years
Job/Work Experience: Lifeguard throughout high school, swim instructor, certified pool operator
Volunteer/Community service: 150 hours of volunteer work at local library and local animal adoption shelter.
Summer Activities: Soccer practice for high school and travel, volunteering, reading, working, AP Summer assignments
Teacher Recommendation: Best in career.
Counselor Rec: Best in career.
State (if domestic applicant): NJ
School Type: Public
Ethnicity: Bangladeshi (don't know where it would fall on app)
Income Bracket: 75,000-100,000
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Legacy
Reflection: Strengths: Legacy, GPA and rank, honest and sincere story, very strong Why Penn essay
Weaknesses: Could have volunteered more, extracurricular's weren't stellar