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Harvard Scea Chances

NO G8 SNNO G8 SN Registered User Posts: 224 Junior Member
OK, I know that Harvard admissions is a crapshoot, but I'm dying to know my chances. Please also include advice on how I should present myself in my app. Thanks in advance!

Asian Male
Public High School (Highly ranked and recognized)
Living in Southern California

SAT I: 2330 (780V/ 770M/ 780W)
SAT II: 780 Biology 800 Math IIC 760 US Hist
5’s on 5 AP tests thus far (Euro, US, Bio, Lit, CompSci)

GPA: 4.7 (W) 3.9 (UW)
Rank: Top 5% (my school doesn’t rank). Otherwise I’d be at least top 5 out of ~350.
Taking the hardest classes in entire class

Taking seven additional AP’s as a senior

Varsity Water Polo
CIF and League ranked #1. Team captain, all-area team, Academic All-American.

Varsity Swim
CIF and League ranked #1. Prospective captain.

Key Club 9-12 (Council and President)
Science Club 9-12 (President, Treasurer)
National Honor Society 10-12
California Scholarship Federation 9-12

Cancer Research Institute 9-10 (President)
Cancer Research Internship 11-12

Participated in AACR (American Association of Cancer Research) National Meeting in Anaheim 2005

Summer student at City of Hope National Research Center (8 hrs/day/3 months) for 2 years earnings:$3000

Baush& Lomb

Bob Thompson Athlete Scholar Award

All-American Scholar Award (top ten water polo player in nation in terms of scholarship)

AP Scholar with Honors

Eagle Scout (with many other BSA awards)
- World Conservation Award
- SPL (prez), PL (board)

Piano for 12 years

Part time job tutoring dyslexic student in reading and math (Earnings : $1200)

Total volunteer hours: 400 (CHLA, BScouts, Key Club)

P.S. I’m sure I will have AMAZING recs and my essay should be pretty good as well. Thanks again everyone!
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