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Help! What are my chances?

amisnowamisnow Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
edited March 2011 in Emory University
I know the decisions are coming out soon.. but I am just soo soo worried, because I got either rejected by or waitlisted by the top 20s.

Accept: UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UMich, Case Western
Waitlist: Cornell, Brown, Washu, Rice
Rejected: JHU, UChicago, Northwestern, most ivies

I don't know what is wrong with me. :(

SAT: 2190 CR: 700 M: 710 W: 780 (took SAT three times)
SAT II: Math IIC: 750 BIO: 750 Chinese: 800 WH: 710
APs: AP BIO, CHEM, PSYCH, CHiNese (all 5)
GPA: 4.45
Rank: 2/32

Horseback Riding
President of the Equestrian Club
Swimming (state champion) ...
Captain of the Swimming Team
Volunteer at Therapeutic Riding Center 100+
Editor of Newspaper

Intended Major: Biology

do I stand a chance? I really want to go to Emory!
I have absolutely no confidence now.. after being rejected by so many schools :(
i know someone at my school who applied SAT 2350 rank #1. do I still stand a chance?

US citizen but applying from a school international school :(
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Replies to: Help! What are my chances?

  • L2theWuL2theWu Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    I feel the exact same way. I got rejected/waitlisted at all my schools and have similar stats. I think you have a great shot though, but then again I was very very wrong yesterday... (apparently being an Intel Semifinalist doesn't mean anything these days....) By the way, are you Asian and how much interest have you shown?
  • DODA2011DODA2011 Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    Emory cares a lot if you visit and show interest. If you did those things it seems like you have the stats to get in.
  • amisnowamisnow Registered User Posts: 84 Junior Member
    i wish i could visit... it takes at least 20+ hours to fly from the place I live to Georgia :(

    i hope i expressed enough interest in my why emory essay :)
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