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What are my chances??

GoldfishGoldfish - Posts: 3,207 Senior Member
edited October 2005 in Colgate University
Middle income, both parents
Ethnicity: Asian

SAT I (Old): 1510 760M, 750V
SAT IIs yet to be taken

US History 5
World History 5

GPA weighted (4.78)
Unweighted (3.98)
Class rank: 6 out of about 450 (above average high school in Lexington, Kentucky)

Mu Alpha Theta- 10, 11
Speech Team- 9
Academic Team- 11
French Honor Society- 10, 11
Orchestra- 9, 10, 11, 12
Math Honors- 12
Chess Club- 9, 10, 11
ASIA Club-12
Science Honors-12

Treasurer- Symphonic Orchestra
Vice President- Mu Alpha Theta

Advanced Geometry Award
Advanced Algebra II Award
Advanced Precalculus Award
Mason and Hanger College Incentive Fund
Optimist Respect for Law Award
Academic Team-Governor’s Cup (social studies) 5th place district
5th place regional
State Top 20
4 distinguished solos- Kentucky Music Education Association
Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship

AP Courses:
AP World History-10
AP US History-11
AP Statistics-12
AP Calculus AB-12
AP Chemistry-12
AP English Language-11
AP English Literature-12
AP Physics-11
AP Biology-11

Tutor for Mu Alpha Theta (2 years) and Math Honors (1 year)
Assistant Concertmaster of Symphonic Orchestra (2 years)
Violin private lessons (10 years)- also performed several times a year for different groups
Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra (5 years)
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Replies to: What are my chances??

  • sameerm45sameerm45 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    I'm currently a freshman at Colgate and I was accepted with a 1530 and a 3.8. I think you have a great chance of being accepted. I wouldn't suggest applying early decision with your higher than average stats. The class of 2009 stats are 1400 and 3.7. But there's no gaurantee because there are other factors. Work REALLY hard on your essays. That is very important. PEACE have fun senior year.
  • mhc48mhc48 Registered User Posts: 1,295 Senior Member
    I'd echo what sam said. Clearly you have excellent academic credentials. But just as clearly, you are spreading a wide net and it seems your interest in other schools may be greater. Colgate's also a place which seems to have high regard for the ancient Greek ideal of an active mind in an active body. More importantly, Colgate seems to take their essay very seriously. If they sniff out that your interest is really elsewhere, you might be surprised.
  • ahtsisabahtsisab Registered User Posts: 551 Member
    yeah..agree with both sameerm45 and mhc48.... cant emphasize the importance on essays.... write a decent essay and u r pretty much in!!

    mhc48: r u at colgate now ?
  • mhc48mhc48 Registered User Posts: 1,295 Senior Member
    I wish, ahtsisab, my daughter is a Freshman there.
  • ahtsisabahtsisab Registered User Posts: 551 Member
    ahh....nice to hear that... I am a freshman too!!
  • abhiathomeabhiathome Registered User Posts: 44 Junior Member
    k ho ahtsisab bro, i see you are pretty much still into CC.
  • ahtsisabahtsisab Registered User Posts: 551 Member
    hey...k cha yaar.... having fun in college ?
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