Do I have a chance, or should I not bother? (Penn, Georgetown, Stanford, NYU, etc.)

<p>I am a senior from Tucson, Arizona. I am applying to Georgetown, UPenn, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, USD, Arizona, NYU and Princeton. If you could please chance me on any of theses schools (besides UAz, I've already been accepted), I would really appreciate it!</p>

<p>Here is some personal info on me
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Major: Business Administration in Finance and possibly a double with PoliSci or Gov't
Future goal: Get my MBA-Finance/Management and eventually become a politician, want to work on Wall Street or with investing companies
Income: $58,000
Single mother with custody, Father has never paid child support</p>

<p>School info:
GPA: 4.29 weighted, 3.69 unweighted
Rank: 30 out of 449, top 10%
SATs: 2050/1430 (CR of 650, Math of 780 and 620 writing)
SAT Subject: 790 on Math 2 and 630 on US History
AP scores: 5 on Calc AB, 4 on Language comp., and 4 on US History
Senior Schedule: AP Lit, AP Calc BC, AP Gov't, Economics (no AP offered)</p>

Internship with 151 hours during Junior year
Job as Guest Services Attendant with 210 hours (currently working there)
Varsity Baseball (1 letter) junior year and JV baseball freshman + sophomore year
Varsity Volleyball (1 letter expected) senior year. First year playing
Club Volleyball
Varsity Bowling (1 letter expected) senior year. First year playing
Bowling Club - Secretary, Senior year
National Honors Society - Treasurer, Junior and Senior year
58 community service hours
Interact club Freshman + Sophomore year
Football during Freshman year
Senior Advisory Committee
Nominated for Most School Spirited (fun fact: school was ranked top 13 toughest high school volleyball venue in the country by ESPN magazine)</p>

AP Scholar
Arizona Daily Star Student of the Week during Freshman year
JV Co-Captain for baseball Sophomore year</p>

<p>If you could give me chances on any of these schools, I would GREATLY appreciate it! I have my Georgetown interview today, have finished my Harvard and U-San Diego applications and the others are still withstanding because I need to write supplement essays. Thank you!</p>

<p>For HPYS and UPenn, you really need to get your SATs up to be a "competitive applicant." But I think your GPA and ECs are great! You will get into a great school! Good luck!</p>

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<p>HYPS are huge reaches for you; chances improve a bit if you can get SATs to 2200+, though even then they are reaches as you have average ECs (but not bad). Also, that 630 on US History is a red flag; not a significant chance you get into any. Upenn is a high reach as well.</p>

<p>In at USD and Arizona, high match at NYU, low reach at Georgetown. You should consider applying to more schools in NYU/Georgetown's range.</p>

<p>Best of luck!</p>

<p>Might look at Holy Cross-very good school 1 hour from Boston. HC is a smaller version of Georgetown but easier to get into. Holy Cross(don't need to be religious) has a great business alumni network and its alums rate in the top 15 of all schools in Payscale salary study.</p>

<p>Definitely low chances for schools of Stanford's caliber, however you may have a better chance at some top publics and lower tier private like Emory/Tufts/Brandeis.</p>

<p>Georgetown - Reach
UPenn - High Reach
Harvard - High Reach
Yale - High Reach
Stanford - High Reach
Arizona - IN
NYU - Target
Princeton - High Reach</p>

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<p>Relatively low GPA + SAT make HYPS very high reaches. Penn is a reach as well.</p>