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Chance me please!

Caecilius10Caecilius10 Registered User Posts: 45 Junior Member
edited July 2009 in Cornell University
I was wondering if anyone would spare their time to give me chances for admission to Cornell Arts and Sciences. I want to study Economics at Cornell. I am a Caucasian male from the west coast (who attends a boarding school)and Cornell is my first choice school. I'm planning on applying Early Decision in the fall.

Academic Info
GPA: 3.76
Class Rank: School does not rank
ACT: 32
SAT II: I'm going to take these two in the fall: US History and English
Awards/Honors:
>Selected for IB Student Council by my teachers (10 students out of 120 IB students)
>Awarded the Junior year "Scholar of the Year" by my teachers
>Elected as a "Student Senator" for two years

My GPA is low but it has a good trend. It was around a 3.8 freshman year, a 3.6 sophomore year and a 4.0 junior year. As you can tell sophomore was a difficult year for me, it was my first year at boarding school. Junior year I really challenged myself and I took 4 AP/IB classes (my school combines them): AP/IB US History, AP/IB English, IB SL Physics, IB ITGS. In addition I took TOK (Theory of Knowledge) and Chinese 1. I'm taking Chinese 2 over the summer to meet Cornell's language requirement. I know that I can get good recommendations from this year, a lot of my teachers really liked me. My counselor also seems to like me a lot.

Extracurricular Info
>Co-Founder of my school's business club
>Co-President of said business club
>Founder of the Young Republicans Club at my school
>Every summer so far I've spent about 20 hours a week working at my mom's CPA business
>2 years JV Lacrosse
>2 years JV Cross Country
>2 Years Varsity ice hockey (12 years total, unlikely to play competitively in college)
>Captain of my ice hockey team Junior year
>Various awards for hockey regarding leadership, dedication etc...
>300-400 hours total as a junior ice hockey coach
>150 Hours refereeing ice hockey games
>I've worked the past two summers as a councilor at a local hockey camp
>I have created my own one on one ice hockey coaching service with 6 weekly clients
>I worked 12-15 hours a week this school year at my ice hockey association and will continue to do so this summer
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