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chance me at bowdoin and others?

2320student2320student Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
edited October 2011 in Bowdoin College
hi!
this is my first thread, so hopefully i'm doing this right.

i am a current senior at a pretty good public school in CA. i am really interested in bowdoin - i haven't visited but i'm attracted to the friendly/overall very nice student body and wonderful location (beautiful nature and proximity to but not too rural). bowdoin is my top choice, but i'm also applying to: pomona, middlebury, amherst, dartmouth, colby, among others. i'm also thinking about tufts, columbia, scripps, and some others. for college, i am looking for a community feel, with great academics and a warm/welcoming student body - i am not too fond of urban areas, but i don't want to end up in a very rural location. i am interested in environmental science, languages/international relations. what do you think - what kind of chance do i have at getting into bowdoin/some of the other colleges on my list? do you have any suggestions about other colleges i should be applying to?
all help is very much appreciated, thanks!


Academics:
GPA - Unweighted
3.80
GPA - Weighted
4.20
Class Rank
other
Scores:
SAT I Math
740
SAT I Critical Reading
800
SAT I Writing
800
SAT II U.S. History
750
SAT II Math Level 2 (IIC)
780
SAT II French with Listening
800
Extracurriculars:
Significant Extracurriculars
Editor-in-Chief of school magazine, soccer,manager and founder of student-run charity/pen pal program, tutoring peers at school, tutoring/mentoring kids at off-campus center
Leadership positions
Editor-in-Chief of school magazine, manager and founder of student-run charity/pen pal program, Vice President of Model United Nations
Athletic Status - list sport and your level
Soccer; CYSA (California Youth Soccer Association) since 6th grade
Volunteer/Service Work
Tutoring peers and elementary-aged kids, run own charity/pen pal program, total 200+ hours
Honors and Awards
President's Award, National Merit Commended Student, AP Scholar, several journalism awards, Physics departmental award
Other: I am a Swiss immigrant and speak French fluently, if that can help me at all. My teacher recs are pretty good, my counselor letter i am pretty sure will be really good because I am on amazing terms with her, my common ap essay is average but I am still working on it.
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Replies to: chance me at bowdoin and others?

  • VivaciousakrishVivaciousakrish Registered User Posts: 243 Junior Member
    Bowdoin = IN. well unless you're gonna RD, then it's half IN.
    Pomona = half in
    Middlebury = match
    Amherst = low match
    Dartmouth = Reach
    Colby = In
    Tufts = In (might get waitlisted, sigh.)
    Columbia = Reach
    Scripps = In.

    Your background is great. Btw, help me out on CR please :D
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