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Chance me for Princeton Engineering please!

MichiganMan7MichiganMan7 Registered User Posts: 154 Junior Member
edited December 2012 in Princeton University

SAT I (breakdown): 800 Math, 730 CR, 760 W (2290 total)
ACT: projecting 34 or 35
SAT II: 780 Math II

Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.74 (HUGE upwards trend...9: 3.2, 10: 3.8, 11: 4.0)
****3.9 total without freshman year****
Rank: School doesn't rank (probably top 15% though)

AP (place score in parenthesis): AP Chem, AP Calc AB, AP Stats, AP Physics C, AP Calc BC, AP Biology, AP World History

Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
9th Grade:
- Medalist in regional solo and ensemble festival (regional)
- Top 1000 MMPC in Michigan (state)
- Nominated for NYA “Youth of the Year” award (regional)
- Congressional Recognition for Community Service (national)
- House of Representatives award for Volunteering (national)
- Oakland County Award for volunteering (regional)

10th Grade:
- Medalist in regional solo and ensemble festival (regional)
- Honorable Mention All-State Jazz Bassist by judges on MYAF committee
- Top 1000 MMPC in Michigan (state)
- 6th place in North South Foundation essay contest (national)
- 12th place in North South Foundation public speaking contest (national)
- Named to Academic Honor Roll (school wide)
11th Grade:
- Honorable Mention in Young Voices short story contest, published story(national)
- Top 1000 MMPC in Michigan (state)

Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
-Orchestra (Bass section leader 9-12)
-Jazz (lead bassist 9-12)
-Pit orchestra (lead bassist 9-12)
-Orchestra Committee (chair, 10)
-JV Tennis (9-11): 2nd doubles, conference champions (individually+team), top team in the state
-Relay for Life team (co-captain 9-12)
-Model United Nations (numerous conferences)
-run a personal engineering blog (>4000 views)

Job/Work Experience:
- Data Analyst at Pharmaceutical Firm (9-11, 40 hours a week in the summer)
Volunteer/Community service:
-Lots and lots

Teacher Recommendation: Should be fantastic
Counselor Rec: Ditto
Additional Rec: One from my boss at work (should be good)

Applied for Financial Aid?: nope
Intended Major: engineering(?)
State (if domestic applicant): MI
School Type: large public
Ethnicity: Indian
Gender: M
Income Bracket: >300,000
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
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Replies to: Chance me for Princeton Engineering please!

  • IvyLeague2020IvyLeague2020 Registered User Posts: 203 Junior Member
    You have a great application! Pretty good SAT, great GPA, and you're extracurriculars are focused on you're intended major. Good luck applying, and I think you'll have a great chance!
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