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Please chance me

jkim925jkim925 Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
edited January 2011 in Swarthmore College
I'm applying Swarthmore RD. Please chance me!!

SAT1: 2090
ACT: 33
SAT2: Math 800, Bio 650
AP: Bio (4), Cal BC (4), currently taking chem and physics and college-level math (multivariable/linear algebra)
TOEFL: 108 (I'm an international student!)
GPA: 90/100 unweighted (My school is competitive and I think the top GPA is only about 94)
My school doesnt rank.

ECs:
Intern at a dental clinic (2 yrs), children's hospital (1 yr), cap.hill senator's office (1 yr)
Volunteer hrs over 250 hrs so I got presidential service award (gold)
Lifeguard
Gave private piano lessons for 3 yrs
Head/President of two clubs
4 yrs of school activities (Model UN, Musical, Play)

I'm also applying to:
Wash U
U of Rochester
UNC-Chapel Hill
UPenn
Tufts
NYU (7yr bio-dental program) (ED2)
Adelphi-NYU (7yr dental program)
Case Western (8yr PPSP dental program)
Emory
Carnegie Mellon
College of William&Mary
Johns Hopkins
U of Michigan
Wellesley

I realize Swarthmore is a high reach school to me but I just want to see where I stand!
Thank you so much!!! :)
Post edited by jkim925 on

Replies to: Please chance me

  • morganhilmorganhil Registered User Posts: 393 Member
    For starters, the 33 on the ACT helps. Have you interviewed at Swarthmore? That would help, in that it would give you a chance to state your case directly. One thing for sure, Swarthmore like virtually all top colleges, looks at students holistically. So your essays on why you want to attend Swarthmore, your recommendations, and your counselor's statement will play major roles in how the ad com regards your app. Good luck!
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