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chance me?

LAC2017LAC2017 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
edited May 2012 in Colby College
This is my first chance me thread, but i figured since I got my SAT scores I would give it a try!
male from pennsylvania
SAT I: 2080 - 750 CR, 660 M, 670 W
GPA: 3.77 UW 4.0 W
AP's: USH: 4 took this year but don't know score: BIO/GOV/LANG/ NEXT YEAR: AB CALC/LIT
-taking all APs offered except euro since it wouldn't fit in my schedule next year
Class Rank: Not calculated only 60 people in grade.
EC's: I have played piano for 11 years and i have lessons every week. I love playing but I'm not sure if i would pursue this in college.
Varsity Lacrosse-10/11
Swimming 10
Cross Country 10/11
NHS secretary
French Honor Society
Ski Club
Newspaper
International Club President
Job at ski resort
* I lived in Cairo, Egypt for my freshman year. It was an amazing experience and I am hoping to tie this into my essay in my application. There were not many opportunities for extracurriculars at the school there( If this explains why i didnt do anything in 9th grade)
I LOVED Colby when I visited. I loved the Campus. Everyone was so friendly and helpful! I also loved their Global Studies Interdisciplinary Major and Jan Plan! I am considering applying early decision, however I have some other schools to visit but as of now i think i will.
Thanks so much!
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Replies to: chance me?

  • colbymulecolbymule Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    If you are planning on having an interview at Colby, play up that you lived in Egypt. Colby loves to have students that have different experiences and come in with new perspectives. It is also good that you took AP classes because Colby likes to know that you took advantage of the most challenging classes offered at your school. If you are just a junior this year, be sure to continue being involved in the different clubs you are involved with now. Your SAT scores are a little bit lower than the Colby average but your level of activity within school is good. You should definitely come visit and schedule an interview if you have the time.
  • LAC2017LAC2017 Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    I am definetly planning to interview! One thing I loved about Colby was that it had students from something like 64 countries! Thanks for the advice!
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