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Chance Me for Columbia!

trynalivemylifetrynalivemylife 0 replies2 threads New Member
My friends think I'm dumb for wanting to get into Columbia because I'm pretty moderate in grades compared to the rest of my graduating class. Do you think I have a chance?

Asian, not first gen college student
ACT SuperScore: 33
Not planning on sending any SAT Subjects
GPA(unweighted): 3.6106/4.0
GPA(weighted): 4.3023/5.0
Intended school: Columbia College
Intended Major: Political Science/International Affairs

EC: Model UN, Debate, Junior Statesmen of America, Yearbook (Editor In Chief), Project Pride Club -help middle schoolers develop communication and social skills (President), Class Council (Historian, Senior Class Representative), Girl Scouts, Interned at State Senator office, worked on governor campaign as canvasser, volunteered for mayoral campaign, part of a Leadership Program fellowship, National Young Women of Distinction regional nominee, built a greenhouse for local religious non-profit, Counselor-In-Training at a summer camp, Girls State delegate
(I have a total of 835ish volunteer hours for my 4 years of high school)

National Honors Society, Girl Scout gold & silver, Presidential Volunteer Service Award Gold and Silver
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