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Chance for CMU ED. Thank you! (:

WhiteCaptainWhiteCaptain - Posts: 63 Junior Member
edited September 2012 in Carnegie Mellon University
Grade - 11
Sex - M
Ethnicity - Korean
State - NJ
School Type: Large, Public (nothing at all that is special)

SAT I - 2160 (640 CR/780 M/740 W) this is superscore
SAT II - Math II 770, Physics 800
AP - BC 5, Physics B 5, Spanish 3, ill be taking multivariable senior year
GPA: UW: approx 3.4... i know it sucks
W: approx 4.01.
Rank: School does not rank
Courses: The MOST challenging; therefore, my GPA is total *****.... lol

ECs
-Principal Cellist for my high school orchestra (4 years)
-Lifeguard/Instructor at YMCA (4 years) almost 500+ hours
-Spanish Honor Society
-Mu Alpha Theta
-New Jersey Regional Orchestra (3 years)
-2010 All-State Orchestra
-2012 KRB International Music Competition; played at Carnegie Hall
-2011, teacher let me play with orchestra at Lincoln Hal
-Trig Star 2010; 4th in NJ
-NJIT Summer Program 2011: Physics Award


Teacher Recs: Really good one from BC teacher and one from my AP Physics B and C teacher. 1 from my cello teacher (she went to Curtis), and one from my work (YMCA). Both will be stellar! omg

Essays: Common App- extremely personal. i talk about my curiosity
CMU Essay is the same emotionally.
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