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Chance Me - Engineering (female)

macroraptormacroraptor 40 replies6 threads Junior Member
I have applied RD and was wondering what my chances look like or if you think I have any advantages in the admissions process.

Chemical Engineering major
Applying from competitive high school in NC
White Female
4.0 UW GPA, 4.57 W GPA
1550 SAT (800m, 750e)
SAT subject tests, 800 chem and 790 math II
9 APs (all 5s on the five exams I have taken including BC calc and chem)
Took multivariable calculus at UNC-Chapel Hill(A)
Solid ECs/Awards BUT unrelated to major: Leader of school ethics bowl (won states), leader of Latin club/tutoring, five consecutive gold medals on the National Latin Exam, National Merit Finalist
I wrote my CommonApp essay about my job/hobby as a kombucha brewer at a woman-owned company.
My interview went REALLY well. My interviewer wanted to meet again "not necessarily to talk about college".
My "why Cornell" hook is that I've been interested in the Lab of Ornithology since I was really little (I love birds).

I have already been accepted at NC State and Georgia Tech for engineering. I was deferred from Princeton:/
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