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what are my chances: Colgate University RD for class of 2023

brynisabellebrynisabelle Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
I am a current high school senior attending an elite all-girls prep school in Pittsburgh. I am hoping to double major in Economics and Political Science. Keeping in mind that I will need financial aid, how do you think i would do in the admissions rounds with these stats/ECs/classes?

GPA: 3.89/4.0

SAT: 1540
EBRW: 790/800
Math: 750/800

ACT: 34

AP:
US History: 5
AP Calculus BC: 3

Senior Year Classes:(My school caps AP enrollment at 3 classes senior year)
AP Biology
AP Survey of Art
AP Euro
Multivariable Calculus
English
Spanish 4
Economics

ECs:
President of the community service club
Steering committee of the student diversity club
Volunteer work with local congressmen
Student Council
Club Swimmer (> 10 hours per week)
Swim Team Captain
Softball Team Capitain

Any and all advice is helpful! Thank you all in advance!

Replies to: what are my chances: Colgate University RD for class of 2023

  • brantlybrantly Registered User Posts: 3,247 Senior Member
    Apply ED and you'll have an excellent chance. If you do not apply ED, all bets are off.
  • moneypmoneyp Registered User Posts: 772 Member
    agree, the reason is that with ED, you will have better chance to get admitted and avail of financial aid. in class 2022, 385 of the 829 total enrolled students were from ED.
  • brantlybrantly Registered User Posts: 3,247 Senior Member
    You have excellent stats, and if you apply RD they will send you an email asking, "Are you are SURE you don't want to apply ED?"
  • zbthsjuniorzbthsjunior Registered User Posts: 239 Junior Member
    You have excellent stats. Colgate has both ED 1 and ED 2 so you always have those options.
  • merc81merc81 Registered User Posts: 8,487 Senior Member
    edited August 27
    You are fully qualified. On this basis, your odds for Colgate would be good -- perhaps greater than 60%, even RD.

    Based on your interest in economics, you may also want to consider other top schools for this field such as Williams, Middlebury and Hamilton.

    https://ideas.repec.org/top/top.uslacecon.html
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