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I don't mean to do this but...I...can't...resist...

TeeditTeedit Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
edited November 2004 in Princeton University
You guys seem to know a lot about this stuff...so, ahem, rate my chances please.

Applying ED:

White
competative private ohio school 4/240
4.0 UW all AP/honors (only 3 years of one foreign language, however)
Didn't take AP test for most of my AP classes-scored 3 on the one I did take
33 ACT 1460/760/700/690 SAT
3 V sport-significant achievement in golf (all state three years, captain 2)
all normal/worthless EC's: NHS, student gov 4y, German club ect, significant leadership, student retreat ect
accomplished musician (awards/reqs): piano, cello, guitar
one rec should be good-the other I'm on the fence about
good essays

Replies to: I don't mean to do this but...I...can't...resist...

  • ilcapo235ilcapo235 Registered User Posts: 1,193 Senior Member
    hmm...let me think. probably rejected, your stats just don't hold up. you should have probably taken up a 4th sport, improved your 1460, been the valedictorian, etc.
  • cavalier302cavalier302 Registered User Posts: 4,343 Senior Member
    Wow, you sound a LOT like me (i'm 1/400, but 1460, 780/700/690, similar other stuff). I'd say you have a good but not great or overwhelming shot. Since we have pretty similar credentials, you are probably in the same boat as me. We are in a hazy area where it wouldn't be surprising to get in or be rejected. Applying ED definitely helps, and everything else definitely puts you in the running. It will probably come down to something in an essay or recommendation that makes you that much more interesting or desirable.
  • silmon77silmon77 Registered User Posts: 656 Member
    I understand your anxiety, just like the rest of us are feeling right now, but none of us can say with any confidence what ur chances are. Cav is right, it's ur essays and recs that will tip the scale, just like for most people. Assuming that u are applying this year, it doenst matter anyways, because u cant change anything now. We are all just going to have to be patient and await the Day of Reckoning.
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