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exeter/andover/deerfield/taft chances??

handanhandan Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
edited November 2010 in Prep School Chances
im applying to all of these schools. heres my info

-Applying to 9th grade
-Asian male
-SSAT score was 2384. 99th percentile
-ecs are soccer (travel team), piano, and flute
-also does mathcounts and academic bowl
-teacher recommendations probably ok for math and la
-planning to get one from my piano teacher. will be good.
-grades are all A's. lowest grade right now is a 96. (i go to a really bad school)
-scored 1900 on the SAT last year
-interview went bad cuz i wasnt prepared (can i interview again??)
-essays will be good
-speak chinese
-WILL BE APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

also, i found out that a person last year from my school got into exeter. will that help me??

and i have NO BIG AWARDS. recently our academic bowl team got 2nd place in region but thats all.

oh and i raised money for hurricane katrina. i know that was a long time ago but should i mention it on my application??
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Replies to: exeter/andover/deerfield/taft chances??

  • ExeterrrExeterrr Registered User Posts: 318 Member
    Nice-All is excellent except the interview. You cannot interview again, and the interview is one of most important factors when applying to prestigeous schools like the ones You are applying to. (MY interview went just as i had hoped, but my SSAT scores on the practice test are not as good as Yours-85%-95%) It is also good to know that Exeter and BS's can fill their classes with children who scored a 99% on their SSATs, but they do not. What schools did you have a good interview for? A bad one? Other than that Your application look perfect. Good luck!!!!
  • SamanthaWasHereSamanthaWasHere Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
    It all looks pretty nice. As for the interview, there isn't really any re-dos in that department. I wouldn't worry though, schools look at you as a whole, not just particular areas, so your excellent scores and grades should even that out. I suggest putting a lot of effort into your essays to make up for the interview as best as possible. As for everything else, it all looks good.
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