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Chances RD?

jpps1jpps1 . 1905 replies85 threads Senior Member
edited October 2005 in Amherst College
Since nobody gives me any relevant answers in the "What are My Chances?" forum...

Canadian Male, applying in year 2 of CEGEP (pre-university, post-high school system exclusive to Quebec).
GPA: Nice upward trend, currently cumulative at 89% UW, and will probably be even higher by the RD round.
Course load: 5/6 honours this semester, 11/14 honours last year.
Class rank: 9 out of 76 in small honours program within large public, top 6% overall in school.
SAT I: 800 CR/760M/710W
SAT II: Range of about 730-770 on Math IIC, 720-760 on Literature.

ECs: Newspaper Editor and writer (4 yrs.), Lit. Journal Editor (3 yrs.), Battle of Bands Organizer (2 yrs.), Intercity Hockey Asst. Coach (2 yrs.), bass and guitar (5 yrs), Quiz Team (2 yrs.)

Awards: Public Speaking Finalist, English Valedictorian nominee.

Recs are superb, essays are pretty darned good (according to friends, teachers and GC).
edited October 2005
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  • evitajr1evitajr1 926 replies17 threads Member
    Your chances are good. Since you are a writer, make sure your essays reflect this. Work hard on them. When my D received her phone call from the President, he referred to what she had written in her essays. They are very important, since Amherst doesn't do interviews.
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  • jpps1jpps1 . 1905 replies85 threads Senior Member
    So you don't think my (relatively) poor rank in my honours program hurts me since I'm still top 6% in the school overall?
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  • sr6622sr6622 3046 replies77 threads Senior Member
    You're CANADIAN!

    "Blame Canada! Blame Canada!"

    jp: Christ.....
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