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Should I apply?

chrisissocoolchrisissocool Registered User Posts: 44 Junior Member
edited September 2009 in Columbia University
Hi guys, so I just want to hypothethically know what my chances are to get into some schools I like.

Im in a very competitive school with a graduating class of 900. I have roughly a 3.9-4.0 (unweighted) GPA. Here are some of the classes I take:

9th grade:
Honors English
Honors Social Studies
Honors Algebra 2
Band (1st chair)
Computer Technology
Honors Earth Science
Spanish II

10th grade:
AP U.S. History
AP Microeconomics
AP Calculus
AP Statistics
Honors Pre Calculus
Honors Biology
Honors Chemistry
Spanish III

11th grade:
Calculus Multivariable
AP Biology
AP Comparitive Politics
AP Computer Science
AP Chemistry
AP Government
Spanish IV
Honors Java
Honors English
Honors Physics
World History and Civilizations

For my standardized testing, I got a 31 on the ACT. Im going to take the SAT in october and SAT II in November.

For extra curricular, I've been in varsity high school swimming team for three years and got three letters. I'm also in several volunteer organizations such as Key Club (Officer), National Honors Society, etc. I have over 200 hours of community service. I'm also an intern at a national-recognized writing foundation, where I work with several adult/professional writers. My writing won a National Award (it was chosen out of 140,000 writing pieces) I also work with university grad-students as well. I also do Martial Arts (adult class). I am a graduate of a second-langauge school and was ranked number 1 in the school. I am also on the speech team and got into section finals.

Do i have a chance?

Thanks very much!
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