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Intel ISEF/STS?

AstroPhyAstroPhy Registered User Posts: 125 Junior Member
edited November 2011 in Harvard University
How much does placing at ISEF help you in the admissions process? I've been a finalist since 9th grade, but because we're in NM, there's not too much competition… But last year I placed 2nd in Physics and Astronomy, and I'm hoping that helps me out a bit. I don't expect to get STS semi, but would that also help if I were to get it?

Also, what about research? I'm planing to submit my research report the same one submitted for STS, along with a rec letter from my mentor and an essay putting it in context of future goals and whatnot. If nothing else, will these at least make my application stand out a little?

Thanks!
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