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Chance an RD CIT Applicant?

blee2011blee2011 Registered User Posts: 165 Junior Member
edited December 2010 in Carnegie Mellon University

* SAT I (breakdown): CR: 800, Math: 770, Writing: 800
* ACT: 35 (36 English 34 Math 34 Reading 35 Science)
* SAT II: Physics:800 Math II: 760 US History: 800
* Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.0 (grades really based on percentage, unweighted ~98-99/100
* Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 1/320 (Mid-sized public school)
* AP (place score in parenthesis): USH: 5 PhysicsB: 5 Psychology:5
* IB (place score in parenthesis): N/A
* Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National Merit Semifinalist


* Extracurriculars: Varsity Cross-Country (9-12) Varsity Indoor Track (10-12) Varsity Outdoor Track (9-12) Wind Ensemble (9-10) Jazz Band (9-10) NHS (11-12) SciOly (10-12 Senior Captain)
* Job/Work Experience: 4+ years as a dishwasher
* Volunteer/Community service: Tutoring, Various Library Children's Programs, Coach at a summer track clinic for elementary school kids
* Summer Activities: Volunteering, Work, Training
* Essays: Average to Good
* Teacher Recommendation: Good (Physics & History best in both classes)
* Counselor Rec: This is kind of iffy, I have a new counselor this year but I gave her a resume so I can only hope :/
* Additional Rec: N/A
* Interview: N/A


* Country (if international applicant): USA
* School Type: Average Public School in Upstate New York
* Ethnicity: Caucasian
* Gender: Male
* Income Bracket: ~60K
* Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Neither of my parents went to 4 year college
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Replies to: Chance an RD CIT Applicant?

  • ArtdadArtdad Registered User Posts: 83 Junior Member
    You look very solid. I hope you are applying to different schools of the same caliber of CMU. I am sure you will find the right fit. Good luck!
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