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Chances at Columbia please???

seung37seung37 Registered User Posts: 175 Junior Member
edited March 2010 in Columbia University
GPA: 3.7UW, 5.3W
Rank: Top 1%
SAT: 800M, 770W, 680CR
SATII: 800 Math II, 740 USH, 660 Physics

Senior Schedule:
IB History Higher Level, IB Spanish Standard Level, IB English IV Standard Level, IB Mathematics Higher Level, AP Psychology, IB Physics Higher Level, IB Theory of Knowledge

Academic Awards:
• 2008 AP Scholar With Honor
• 2009 AP Scholar With Distinction
• National Merit Commended Scholar
• Harvard Prize Book award recipient
• Biology student of the year 2006
• Excellence in Physics (2007, 2008)
• Excellence in Chemistry (2007, 2008)
• 3rd place physics Intel ISEF Science fair
• 2nd place space science Intel ISEF Science Fair
• Honorable Mention: South Florida High School Journalism awards
• 1st place declamation-South Florida Spanish competition
• 1st place-impromptu-South Florida Spanish Competition

• Football (2 years, 1 year varsity letterwinner)
 Field Goals: 17-19 (1 blocked) through 10 games
• South Florida Athlete of the Month-January
• Water polo (3-year varsity letterwinner)

Work Experience:
• Student correspondent/journalist: South Florida Sun-Sentinel (3 years)
• Model: Sun-Sentinel and CW TV Show
• Official Delegate: Korean Friendship Association-South Korea
• Communications Secretary: Korean Friendship Association-USA

• Marching band (section leader, co-captain: 3 years): Increased membership by over 200%
• Parade Band (section leader, co-captain: 3 years): Increased membership by 200% and participated in more parades and competitions previously undertaken.
• BCAA All-Star marching band-Comprised of the best musicians in the county.
• Saxophone quartet (Founder, leader)
• Mu Alpha Theta (president: 4 years): Revived a previously dormant organization
• SECME physics and engineering club (member: 2 years)
• Brain Brawl participant
• National Honor Society

Volunteer Work:
• 2.5 weeks in Ghana helping Malaria and HIV/AIDS patients
• Founder: Advance Medicine in Africa (AMIA): Organization that collects donations from local and regional hospitals and clinics to send to understaffed hospitals in Ghana (raised over $2000).
• Amnesty International participant
• Liberty in North Korea (a North Korean human rights organization) participant in “Movement” project.
• Habitat for Humanity worker

Research Experience:
• Internship/Independent Research under Dr. H.K. Kim, PHD and Dr. Salahadin Abdi, PHD, MD at University of Miami on cytology of neurons

Summer Programs:
• 2009 West Point Summer Leader's Seminar
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