Chances Columbia: No Reason, But 'Tis the Season

<p>Applying to: Columbia ED
To Yale, Stanford, Brown, just in case Columbia ED doesn't work out.</p>

<p>I reach out to you, random internet strangers, to give me an opinion that won't matter. Harsh? Yah, but so is Columbia ED, or so I hear. Actually I hear it's pretty lenient, but let me begin before I run into any more circumlocutions, a la Kerry.</p>

<p>SAT I Verbal: 800, SAT I Math: 780
SAT II: Writing: 800, US History: 780, Math IIC: 760
GPA: 3.8 UW, 4.1 W
Rank: 10/800 (public school)</p>

Academic Decathlon (Captain)
Newspaper (Managing Editor)
Teen Court (Co-Coordinator)
Junior State of America (VP)</p>

<p>Outside-of-school EC's
Comedy Writing
Stand-up Comedy
Community Service
Kerry Campaign</p>

<p>Thanks for your time.</p>

<p>I should add some more info: my recs should be good, and my essay is a bit, um, creative.</p>

<p>You should get in, you should not have any trouble unless you mess up your application.</p>

<p>What do you mean by "mess" up application?</p>