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Chance me at Colgate Regular Decision?

HighSchooler700HighSchooler700 1 replies2 threads New Member
Hi! I am currently a Junior in high school, and am seriously considering attending Colgate University if accepted. I would likely apply to Colgate Regular Decision, as I am probably going to apply to another school (Cornell) for Early Decision. If I don't get into Cornell, Colgate is my 2nd choice. Any insights you have into my chances of getting accepted by Colgate would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

INTENDED MAJOR: Political Science
INCOME LEVEL: Upper Middle Class (will qualify for ~$10K in annual FAFSA benefits)
LOCATION: Pennsylvania
GPA (UNWEIGHTED): 3.8
GPA (WEIGHTED): 4.3 (4.5 in Junior Year)
ACT: 31 (E: 35, M: 30, R: 31, Sci: 26)
AP EXAMS: US History (4), English Language, Psychology, US Government, Environmental Science

EXTRACURRICULARS:
* Class President (9-11)
* Speech & Debate Team (Top 20 in US-11, PA State Champion-10, Captain-11, 2x National Semifinalist, 4x National Qualifier)
* Democratic Club (Founder & President, 10-11)
* Bi-Partisan Political Club (9-11, President-11)
* Youth Board Member of County's United Way (9-11, Secretary-11, Chairman-12)
* Future Business Leaders of America (9-11, Cabinet Member-11, 2x State Qualifier)
* Scholastic Scrimmage Trivia Club (9-11, Vice President-10)
* County 1st Place Poet Laureate (10)
* Peer Counsellor (10-11)
* National Honor Society (10-11)

VOLUNTEERISM:
* Intern, County Executive (11)
* Volunteer, State Representative (11)
* ~150 Volunteer Hours with various charities

Again, any advice/feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for your input :)
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  • RibooooooooRiboooooooo 9 replies0 threads New Member
    Hi. I am currently an admitted Colgate University student for the class of 2024. Firstly, I want to congrats you on the high academic and extracurricular standing you have achieved. I want to remind you that Colgate University offers Early Decision 2 as part of its admission plan, which means if rejected or deferred by Cornell( I hope not), you can apply to Colgate with ED2 if you're sure that Colgate is your second favorite. Colgate University has an acceptance rate of 38% for Early Decision compared with 21% of Regular Decision. Applying early can significantly increase your chance!
    If you can maintain a high standing in GPA, I believe your chance is high. I would personally suggest you retake the ACT as 31 will place you on the lower 25% among admitted students. (Colgate's ACT middle 50% is 31-34)
    Hope you the best of luck! If you have further questions, please feel free to contact me (my email:[email protected])
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