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IB Score 40 Points

themerlionthemerlion Registered User Posts: 129 Junior Member
edited September 2009 in International Students

This is my predicted score for the November 2009 IB session. Do you think this is good enough for Columbia with a 2180 SAT? (690CR 750M 740W). The breakdown is as follows:

English A1 HL - 6
Economics HL - 6
History HL - 5
Mathematics SL - 6
Chemistry SL - 7
French B - 7

EE English - A

Bonus: 3

Total: 40 points

My essay, extracurriculars, recommendations should all be fine for Early Decision to Columbia. Also I come from a competitive non-us country. I have heard that anything over 38-39 they look more at other things. Is my 5 points for History going to hurt me a lot?

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Replies to: IB Score 40 Points

  • frankchnfrankchn Registered User Posts: 1,266 Senior Member
    Stats-wise you are probably somewhere there for Columbia College ED without FA. The other non-academic stuff are important too.
  • kthanksbyekthanksbye Registered User Posts: 152 Junior Member
    6-6-5 for HLs is iffy though.
  • themerlionthemerlion Registered User Posts: 129 Junior Member
    I am not applying for FA. Yeah but still I was worried about 665 as well too. Any other comments? Aiyah anyways 665 is like AAB convert to A levels. Just that the stupid IB splits an A into 6 and 7. I guess I make up for that 5 in History with 3 bonus points which not many got in my school. Plus not many folks apply ED to Columbia from here and I guess my nonacademic factors are pretty ok for columbia.
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