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Chance me for CAS regular decision plz

GEORGETOWNRD2019GEORGETOWNRD2019 Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
Objective:
SAT I (breakdown): Superscore: 2320 total 730 CR, 800 M , 790 M (Took 3 times, highest single sitting was 730 CR, 720M, 770W)
SAT II: Chem being released soon, 770 Bio M, 760 Math 2
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.89
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Top 20 percent of 600 students
AP (place score in parenthesis): APUSH(4), Calc BC (5), Music Theory (5), Bio (4)
Senior Year Course Load: AP US gov, AP Chem, AP Statistics, AP Macro Econ, AP Chinese, Lab Assistant
Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National merit commended, AP scholar with distinction

Subjective:
Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): School Publication(Editor in chief), Music Club(Vice President and held 2 benefit concerts, raising a total of 1000 dollars for the American Cancer Society), Boy Scouts(Eagle Scout and previous Senior Patrol Leader, currently Junior Assistant Scoutmaster), Venture Crew(President), Taekwondo (1st degree black belt), Piano(National Guild Winner, CM level 10, CAPMT level 12, will compete at US Open)
Job/Work Experience: I work at a local bike shop
Volunteer/Community service: CSF, Feeding the Homeless, Boy Scout service also falls under this
Summer Activities: Backpacking at Philmont Scout Ranch, Climbed Mt. Whitney, work...
Essays: I'm copying my CA essay no 1 for describing yourself essay, which I know is good. Still working on the why Georgetown essay
Teacher Recommendation: I know they will be good-One is from my AP bio teacher who I currently TA for
Counselor Rec: He was impressed with me when I had my interview, hoping it is good
Interview: Went very well, most of time was spent talking about camping because my interviewer was a scoutmaster
Other
Applied for Financial Aid?: yep
Intended Major: Biology, Political Science, International Affairs
State (if domestic applicant): California
Country (if international applicant): Mericuh
School Type: Large Public(over 2000 students in total)
Ethnicity: Korean
Gender: male
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Trilingual in Chinese, Korean, and English,
Reflection
Strengths: My background essay, which I guarantee will have shock value.
Weaknesses: Took SAT 3 times, 2nd and 3rd time wasn't good(CR was under 700), Not much leadership except boy scouts and school music club and publication, Nothing particularly special in Bio

Replies to: Chance me for CAS regular decision plz

  • SunFire102SunFire102 Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    You seem extremely well rounded. With your language skills and interest in Political Science and International Affairs, I think you would have been better off applying to the School of Foreign Service. They would probably have accepted you in a heartbeat, and you could have tested out of the required language classes. The only issue I really see is your class rank and thus your GPA, but I think Georgetown will consider your other achievements over that. Also, taking the SAT 3 times is not a weakness, it just shows that you strive for the best, regardless of what you score. Overall, I think you are an excellent candidate.
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