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Columbia ED Chances

kd0130kd0130 2 replies1 discussionsRegistered User Posts: 3 New Member
Hello, I’m applying for early decision at Columbia in less than a month and I know this is toxic behaviour but please give me some insights into my chances:

GPA: weighted 4.596, 97% cumulative average thus far
Rank: top 3%, don’t know exact rank
SAT: (took once, stupidly did not study, no time to re-take) 1430
- ultimately, I know that this will be the biggest hurdle to overcome
SAT essay: 8/8/8
AP Chemistry: 4
Other APs: AP English Lang, AP English Lit, AP European History, AP Biology
- All my other classes have been honours classes
- These are all the AP classes offered at my school
All essays: 10/10
- I know these are well-written; I explored my passions, added some flattery, expressed my personality fully.
All 3 recommendations: 10/10
- I was consulted with by my recommenders and I know all my recommenders to be excellent writers.
Demographics:
- female
- Canadian
- Caucasian
- Public school
- Major: Human Rights
- Languages: French, English
- Career goal: international war crime prosecutor

Volunteer Work:
- Finance and Marketing Chair: chief organizer of student led human rights conference (35 hours per week for 8 months)
- Organized walk out in solidarity for march for our lives
- Volunteer at the public library
- I sit on the public library youth advisory council; make policy and youth programming decisions
- Organized fundraiser for yazidi refugees in my city
- Organized school supply drive for inner city kids
Work experience:
- kids fest organizer and mc
- Legislative page
Extra-curricular activities:
- feature and tap dance groups
- Grad committee co chair
- Social justice club president and founder
- Model United Nations assembly delegate
- Politics club president and co founder
- Philosophy club president
- Writing club literary magazine editor in chief
- Reach for the top team member
- Gay straight alliance
- Anti bullying group
- Royal Conservatory of Music Piano
Theatre:
- Theatre for Young People Young Company (professional company)
- Alice in wonderland, you can’t take it with you, Mary poppins, anything goes, catch me if you can, it’s a wonderful life (all lead roles)
- Production committee
Athletics:
- Cross country running team captain: 9-12
- Provincial bronze medalists
- City champions
- City finalists
- Track and field (9-11)
- MVP
- Award for athletic excellence
- Volleyball (9)
- City champion
Awards and Distinctions:
Academic:
- Government of Canada History Essay Award
- National Book Award
- Ap English subject award (all four years)
- French award (both years I took French)
- Drama (all)
- Student book award for highest academic average (all thus far)
- French Enrichment at université Laval
- Honours social studies (9)
Other:
Selected as a provincial woman of distinction
Piano grade 8 first class honours


-kd
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