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Chance me for Northwestern RD 2024?

PurpleLlama066PurpleLlama066 14 replies5 postsRegistered User Junior Member
Hi everyone, i really appreciate anyone that responds to this. I know no once can predict the actual decision, but any insight would be helpful as I am getting mixed responses.

Location: Southeastern PA, public high school (class of 294 people)
Race/gender: Indian Male
Major: Neuroscience, minor in comp sci (pre-health)

SAT: 1500 (800 M, 700 R/W)
SAT Subject Tests: Will take Bio M, Math 2, and Chem in August.
Unweighted GPA: Around 3.97 (no Bs, all As except 2 A-)
Class Rank/Percentile: 8/294 (top 3%)
Courses/APs: Taken the highest level for all, so far 7 APs: AP Euro (5), AP Psych (5), AP Calc AB (5), AP Lang (5), APUSH (5), AP Physics 1 (4), AP Chemistry (4)
Upcoming course load: AP Physics C, AP Stat, AP Calc BC, AP Gov, AP Lang, AP Bio

Extracurriculars/Summer Activites:
Class Treasurer/Student Government (2 years)
Academic Competition Team (3 years)
Science Olympiad (Co-Captain) (4 years)
Junior Varsity and Varsity Tennis (4 years)
Math Club (Secretary) (4 years)
Club Tennis (6 years)
Piano (6 years)
Summer Biology Research with professor at local small university
Boeing High School Scholars Internship
National Honor Society
Spanish National Honor Society

9+ Science Olympiad Medals at regional and invitational level (faced some super good nationally ranked teams)
4 years Honor Roll
First Place in local School Coding Competition
AP Scholar With Distinction (school did't let me take more than 2 APs until junior year)

Other interested schools (opinions on these would be helpful too thanks!) : Pitt, Penn State, UMD, Drexel, Boston U, Emory, UVa, University of Michigan, Brown, UPenn, Dartmouth, Northeastern, UCLA , University of Rochester, Wake FOrest (maybe)

PS: Thank you for taking the time out to respond, any insight on how to strengthen my application/chancing would be greatly appreciated, thanks !!!!

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  • PurpleLlama066PurpleLlama066 14 replies5 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    In addition, I forgot to mention I will have over 70+ hours volunteering at the VA (helping vets with tech) and 50+ hours tutoring little children in math and English at a Kumon Center
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  • helix8helix8 21 replies0 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    Good test scores, good ec's and opportunities. You have a genuine chance at Northwestern. Now it is all about writing good essays and acing your interview.
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