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International Student Chances at Colby?

luckyguy7luckyguy7 106 replies34 threads Junior Member
Hi guys! I'm thinking of applying to Colby for my EDII choice.

I'm an international student with FA (can only pay to 20k)
I live in Africa but I'm an Asian.

Do you think I have a chance at Colby if I apply EDII?
Do I have a change if I apply RD?

Thanks in advance :)

My stats: 2160 SAT (650 CR, 780 M, 720 W),
SAT II Math 2, French, Literature (650-720 don't know yet)
GPA 3.56 (Cumulative) 3.89 (Senior) UW for both
IB TOK, Geo, Math, Design Tech, Econ, English Literature, and French

ECs:
Swimming Varsity (10-12) Captain
Orphanage (11-12) Founder and leader
School Class Leader (11)
School Vice President (12)
Green Team leader (10-12)
NHS Member (11-12)
Math Team (10)
HS Band (9,10)

Awards:
High honor roll (9-12)
Presidential award (10)
Excellence award in french (10)
French Delf B2
Math competition (35/100)
Swim medals (4 gold, 1 silver)

Essay: Good (not great) My friends and teachers say great
Recommendations: Very good - great
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  • ASDDSAASDDSA 15 replies2 threads New Member
    I think you have a good chance. I am an international student paying a lot less than you and I got in ED1. Also, as far as I know, not many international students were accepted in ED1 so there probably are a lot of spots for international students in ED2.
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  • luckyguy7luckyguy7 106 replies34 threads Junior Member
    ED2.. very tempting! Why did you decide to choose Colby in ED1? Like what are the key benefits? I'm struggling between Colby and Colgate for my ED2
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  • ASDDSAASDDSA 15 replies2 threads New Member
    I talked with admission officer and she was very co-operative and helpful. Also, colby seems to provide good aid to.inyernationals(i applied for almost full aid). The ones accepted in ED1 are all athletic- and I am therefore looking.foewfoforward to it. Colby seems like a highly ranked college with great acedemics but less "nerdy people".
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