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Please chance me for RD

tropicalslushiestropicalslushies Registered User Posts: 397 Member
edited December 2013 in Emory University
White Male from South Carolina
Weighted GPA: 4.95
ACT: 34 (Composite)
Subject Tests: US History 800, World History 800, Biology 750
Class Rank: Will be salutatorian
7 AP Classes total

Honors: Some school-wide stuff, nothing huge

Extracurriculars: Mock Trial (3 years), Model UN (3 years), School Plays (4 years), Beta Club (1), NHS (2), Environmental Club (3) current president, Chinese Classes (2), Volunteer at Humane Society (4), I went to Namibia over the summer on a full scholarship with National Geographic Student Expeditions

Teacher Recommendations: One is probably excellent, the other pretty good.
Essays: My main essay was about how growing up abroad affected my worldview. Everyone who has read it said it was engaging and well-written. I'm also very pleased with how I wrote my supplements.

If I forgot to add anything, just ask. Thank you!
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Replies to: Please chance me for RD

  • akpl4485akpl4485 Registered User Posts: 318 Member
    You'll get in. Hope your applying to other top schools too. You'd get into most.
  • bernie12bernie12 Registered User Posts: 5,293 Senior Member
    they should get in. At worst waitlist for yield protecting purposes (as in, if this person gets in elsewhere, they probably aren't coming, so why admit).
  • aluminum_boataluminum_boat Registered User Posts: 1,539 Senior Member
    I think you should get in RD. You're definitely near the top of the South Carolina pool. And I felt they like to fulfill a decently sized quota from there.

    But, from what I've seen the last two years, top school admissions have been insanely competitive (like even more so than everyone says). While you would've been a shoe-in back when I came to Emory a few years ago, I don't know what will happen now. Don't take an acceptance for granted.
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