Chance me thread. (ED)

<p>Firstoff, I am pretty sure that Cornell is a reach for me. But need different opinoins to confirm/refute this ^. Thanks. I would love to go to Cornell, not because of its rank nor its prestige as an Ivy League University, but for its academics and specifically english teachers. Some of the best professors in the world.</p>

<p>This should set the tone: Male Asian</p>

<p>I am currently a junior at a very competitive high school, ranked top #100 on the USNewsandWorldReport list of "Gold Medal High Schools" or something like that.</p>

<p>GPA: 3.4 UW 3.7 W
Rank: 43/454</p>

<p>SAT: CR 700, M 750, W 730 M+CR= 1450 Total:2180 First Time* Will retake for 2200+</p>

<p>SAT II: Math Level 1- 770 Math Level 2- N/A Rest will take in the Spring</p>

<p>ACT: Have not taken</p>

<p>AP’s: Taking AP English, accelerated Sciences This year, as well as several other english courses. A couple of advanced classes, French and Bio and Chem, school does not offer honors.</p>

<p>Intended major: English</p>

<p>Essays- I am a very strong writer, therefore when it does come time to write these essays.. I will do a good job of linking my hook to defining myself as a person.</p>

<p>Extracurricular activities: Business Leaders Club, School Newspaper, Statistics Club, Working for local library on a selective council, Started a Business, Started a website for submitting essays, won several writing contests.</p>

<p>Hooks- Chronic Illness and a "Series of Unfortunate events" which held my GPA down.</p>