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Chance me for these schools

dq15wwdq15ww Posts: 71Registered User Junior Member
edited November 2012 in What Are My Chances?
Hello everyone. These are the schools that I am applying to right now, not including the safeties.

Cornell ED (College of Arts and Sciences)
NYU Stern ED II (if rejected by Cornell ED)

Rest RD
University of Rochester
Emory University
Georgia Tech
UPenn (insane reach I know)
Carnegie Mellon
Johns Hopkins
Undecided as major for all



Asian Male I go to a suburban public school.
GPA Weighted: 4.1 Top 10% of my class Not sure about unweighted, but I got a B+ in 9th grade English, A- in 9th grade science and 10th grade English. The rest are all A's.
Should be about 3.8 3.9 UW.

Honors/APs:
10th: Honors Spanish III
Honors Modern World History

11th:
APUSH- 5 on exam
AP Computer Science A -4 on exam
Spanish IV Honors
Physics Honors, Chemistry Honors

12th (this upcoming 2012-13 year):
AP Calc AB
AP Physics C Newtonian Mechanics
AP Physics C E/M
AP Spanish
AP Comparative Government
Honors English 12

My grades and course rigor show clearly an upward trend, with all As in junior year, and many APs senior year.

BIG WEAKNESS-I was in regular not honors English until this year. as I got an A- in English 10th grade and my won't let me take honors for 11th, even though I believe I would've done just fine. Most people at my school applying to these universities have taken at least honors in all academic subjects by 11th grade.

SAT:2170
730 Math 740 CR 700 WR
Superscore 2190
SAT IIs
800 US History
780 Physics
800 Math II

ECs:
World Affairs Club since 10th grade (We gather to debate current events, and we organize Model UN and Model Congress every year), Physics Club, Scholar's Bowl
Worked at Genuardi's since summer after sophomore year.
Spanish National Honor Society




Awards:
Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology
Business Student of the Month

(Oh and btw, if this thread looks familiar, it's because a few weeks back, I posted a chance me of UPenn when I thought I'd apply UPenn ED. I changed my mind and chose Cornell, and added in my other schools in my list as well to this thread. And my SAT subject test scores from my last thread were lower in that thread because I hadn't taken the Math 2 and physics test yet and they were just predictions back then.)
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Replies to: Chance me for these schools

  • muckdogs07muckdogs07 Posts: 1,166Registered User Senior Member
    Good list with decent number of reaches and matches. Your grades/SAT I and II put you in the ballgame at all of your schools save for Penn ED. Curriculum solid but not spectacular. ECs probably below avg for the schools to which you are applying.

    My guesses: High reaches (less than 10%) Penn ED; Reaches (10-33%) Cornell ED, Johns Hopkins; Low reaches (33 to 50%) Carnegie Mellon (depending on school, could be higher chance of admission if applying to College); low match (50 to 66%) NYU ED, Emory; Matches 66 to 80% Rochester and G. Tech.
  • dq15wwdq15ww Posts: 71Registered User Junior Member
    Thanks! How much will my weak ECs hurt me when applying to these schools though?
  • dq15wwdq15ww Posts: 71Registered User Junior Member
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