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Chance me please !

aravindskaravindsk Registered User Posts: 71 Junior Member
Hey there !!
I'm an international applying from India.
I'm also applying for financial aid.
What are my chances for Bates College?

Rigor of secondary school record : Extremely rigorous

Academic GPA 4.0UW

Class rank--If your school doesn't rank give us an idea like top 5% : 2/50

Recommendations: 10/10 for both school teachers, got an essay from the Director of Education at a US university where I attended summer classes 10/10 I hope

Standardized test scores 1960 SAT 1340 CR+M **Retaking this Jan**

Essays Global outlook, political rifes 9/5/10

Extracurricular activities-
->Attended 9 National/International MUN conferences. Won most of them.
->Started the first MUN society in my state.I train students from sixth grade and upwards and help them fund and achieve their conference expenses and requirements
>Hosted and chaired the first school MUN conference in my state zone.
>Attended Summer academy in the US (Elon Academy by Elon University, NC (MERIT))
>School Captain for 2014-15. Organized two international events. Several national events.
>Was in charge of the team in charge of interaction with the President of India.
>Took classes and helped in sports management.
>Official rep of school football team.
>Participated in more than 25 literary events, debates, poetry recitals. Won about 90% of them (National/State/Local)
>Led my team in more than 400+hrs of community service over 3 years with affiliation and support from Rotary club international. Undertook a string of 'firsts', from tribal aid to innovative initiatives.
>12 documented and published new community service initiatives
>Won award from Rotary intl for exemplary service (Rotary Youth Leadership Award)
>Published papers in National science congress
>Best science student of my school
>Gold medal winner from Indian Space Research organization for original research paper on space science(published)(One of the youngest recipients)
>Published several articles, poetic pieces and news reports in national daily newspapers
>Recognized by the HRD minister of India for perfect scores in high school junior year (documented)
>Presented research papers at an Indian national science congress on automobile engineering, applied mathematics, civil engineering and biology.

Volunteer work : 450+ hours over 3 years and 14 projects. Rotary grant and financial support. Rotary youth leadership award for community service.
Work experience: N/A
First generation college student No
Level of Applicant's Interest-- I've been contacted by these schools. DOes that mean anything?
Financial Aid -- Income bracket <35000

Replies to: Chance me please !

  • iocbobby10iocbobby10 Registered User Posts: 88 Junior Member
    Hey, that's a long stat you have there but still good. I'm also applying to Bates ED1. Care to add me up on Facebook on ****/Brian.bobby.79
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