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Chance me CWRU EA 2024

PylyrkaPylyrka 11 replies3 threads New Member
I am an international Student (Russian, study in a French international school)

Applying to CWRU EA for a Maths Major

SAT: 1480 (690 English 790 Maths)
SAT II: Physics 800; Maths 800
IB: Predicted 43/45 + 7 predicted for Chem SL (Glopo HL, Maths HL, Physics HL, Econ HL, English L&L SL, French B SL, Chemistry SL: 7 subjects in total, as I added Chemistry at the start of my senior)
Our school doesn't have GPAs, Class Rankings, etc.

- Four years of programming in BASH and C++. Largest project (Wrote my Common App essay on it): Started and led a machine learning group with coders from France, Germany, and Russia. I saved up some money and went with 2 of them to an AI Competition in Valencia, Spain, where we took the 1st place.

- Internship at the Physics Institute of Nice. Electrical Engineering department.

- Humanitarian Trip to Ghana for two weeks. Along with the distribution of aid on the funds we raised during the year and participation in local traditions, I led lessons in a local school regarding human rights & political activism.

- MUN (2 international and two regional) as a delegate. Won best delegate awards, which my teachers included in his letter of recommendation.

- Organizing an international MUN in our school. Invited schools from Italy, UK, Spain, France, etc. I'll be the head Chair of the event, which again my teacher mentioned in his letter.

- In preparation for this MUN, I was the President of a debate Club for two years, preparing Years 10/11 (30+ students) for the upcoming MUN, including the one in my school.

- Maths and Physics Tutor: Age group goes from 8-year-old geniuses to 17-year-old students struggling with maths hwk.

- Long-distance cycling (50km+): Saved some money from tutoring & bought a bike. Cycle at least 3-4 hours a week. Organizing a Tour-De-France in our school (450 km) for students & teachers. The school counselor included this in her letter, too.

- Summer before junior: A month of volunteering at a French Summer camp. Along with all the primary responsibilities, I took the chance to start a coding club, where I would introduce kids (10-12) to coding.

- Summer before Senior: Volunteered in a church for a month, doing manual labor. I, myself, am an atheist, so talking with hardcore religious people was quite a unique experience, as you can imagine.

- House Captain. Representing my house at the weekly meetings, organizing sports events for primary and secondary school. Think class president by for all classes.

Extra details:

- No father :/
- Single mom, unemployed (€0 paid in taxes for the last three years)
- Studies are in English, so no need for TOEFL or IELTS
- I only started Chemistry SL this year. Covered the missed material in Chem during the 2-month break.
- Skipped the last three classes in Maths. By the start of my sophomore, I was already done with Maths HL, which my teacher is going to mention.

What is my chance of getting accepted, providing I need a full ride? I assume any 100% scholarship is off the table since my SAT is not above 1500, and I am an international student. Are they going to be generous with financial aid?
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