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Science competition College Admissions Aid

ooooohcooooohc Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
Hi guys, I just wanted to know how far a Siemens award would boost my application... I got the Siemens Regionals Award in 10th and 11th grade. I also got a few notable awards until Intel state...

I'm not looking to apply to the Ivy leagues or MIT. I just want to know for schools like UC Berkeley, and more for liberal arts colleges like Pomona and Swarthmore

Replies to: Science competition College Admissions Aid

  • newkidnewtrixnewkidnewtrix Registered User Posts: 448 Member
    Those awards will definitely give your application a boost. Siemens regionals is a big deal!

    UCB, Pomona, and Swarthmore all have ivy-league acceptance rates. Not sure why you're differentiating them from ives like that in your post.

    Congrats on your accomplishments :)
  • otispotisp Registered User Posts: 292 Junior Member
    In addition to accepting creative supplements, Pomona also encourages students who have had math and science research experience to submit examples of their work as part of their application: https://www.pomona.edu/admissions/apply/first-year-applicants/supplements. Sounds like you would have some good stuff to put in there. Congratulations on your achievements!
  • ooooohcooooohc Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
    Thank you so much :) I was actually considering putting my project as a supplement, but would it be too aggressive to add even more of my research science experience as the supplemental since they can already see my contribution. I was considering doing an orchestral supplemental as well, since I had to stop school and private orchestra and just do volunteer orchestra... I'm just not sure which would have a greater impact.
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