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Please Chance a Kim Jong Il fan

dontchadontcha 562 replies77 threads Member
edited October 2007 in Dartmouth College
..."Herrooooo"...

I am undecided in my major thus far, but it will probably include some type of Business/Finance concentration...

Anyway...

I would need large amount of financial aid but have siblings at other universities so I should get something, right?

[Personal Info]

White Male (dual citizenship)
California Resident
Competitive public
Rank: prob top 10% (school doesn't rank)

[Academics]

3.97 (UW) + 4.25 (W)
Weighted classes by year: 1 Sophomore (only 2 offered), 4 Junior, 4 Senior
[pretty tough courseload - only one B one semester of one class]

SATI: 2040 (620R/700M/720W) with 10 Essay
ACT: 29 (33 Math, 27/28 everything else)*
*Retook today, math was tough, everything else was easy (hopefully 30-32 composite)
SATII: 710 Math IIC (will retake), Spanish w/listening (will take), World History (will take), US History (will take)

[AP Exams]

AP Euro (4), Statistics (prob. 5), Macroecon (will take), Microecon (will take), Calculus AB (will take), Spanish Literature (will take), Environmental Science (probably won't take)

[Senior Courseload/ current grades (do I absolutely have to raise these?)]

AP Economics (B), English 12 (A), Government (A), AP Environmental Science (B), AP Calculus AB (B), AP Spanish Literature (A), Architectural Design (A)

[Recommendations]

Teacher recs - Solid
Couselor rec - Good

[ECs]

California Scholarship Federation (CSF) (10,11,12)
National Honor Society (NHS) (11,12)
Spanish Honor Society (11,12)
American Red Cross Club (11,12)
Science Buddies (11)

[Leadership]

Spanish Honor Society Officer
Track and Field - JV Captain

[Athletics]

Track and Field - 2 years JV and 2 years V
Competitive Soccer
Recreational Basketball

[Volunteering/Service Work]

Mexico Mission 2007 <built houses w/church during Spring Break>* (11)
Administrative Work at Medical Center
Yachting Company in France (Summer '06, '07)*
Freshman Orientation Volunteer

*key ecs; possible essay topics...?

[Awards]

Principal's Honor Roll
Biology Departmental Award
CSF Lifetime Member

...anybody have any thoughts?
edited October 2007
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  • dontchadontcha 562 replies77 threads Member
    ^no opinions, my brothas
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  • debaser17debaser17 51 replies1 threads Junior Member
    Why do you like Kim Jon Il?
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  • icy9ff8icy9ff8 1587 replies18 threads- Senior Member
    1320/1600 SAT confirmed by a 29 ACT is too low for Dartmouth College without a significant hook such as being a Native American or a published award winner. You are a strong match for Colgate University if you intend to study finance. The Univ. of Richmond is also worth your consideration. Assuming a score of 5 on the upcoming Statistics AP may give you a surprise as I know several "A" students who scored "3" and "2" on AP Statistics.
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