Hello everyone, I appreciate your time on this post,
I am new to this forum and will be new to this country in September next year.
I am in my senior year in a traditional Chinese high school in Shanghai and seek to study overseas for college.
99% of my classmated are facing the notorious GAOKAO, so i guess I’m the lucky one?
SAT 1 : 2200 (CR:720 M:800 W:680)
(Only took it once, go for 2250 in October.)
SAT 2 : 800 for Math2, 790 for Physics
(will take Literature in November)
Monitor of my class,
Planned a Luxun(a Chinese writer) Theme Week and hosted a Reciting contest during that
Hosted a couple of official ceremonies and concerts
School Basketball team, won 2 district champs and 1 state champs.
one semester in the psychology club
core member of the Basketball Club
2 semester in the reciting club
2 weeks at a local TV station
3 weeks at an advertising company (Participated in designing the logo of a start-up company)
won lingiustics contest in the 2014 Shanghai Students Drama Festival as the leading recitor of my team
Planned a TEDX and attracted an audience of 300
Editor of a local student media
Hosted 4 Salons on how to do a project
Shooting a documentary for a moving basketball team’s story that will be completed in September
200 hours at the local gym
50 teaching hours in the local elementary schools
My dream school is Northwestern
NYU-Stern also caught my eyes, what are my chances?
My advisor recommended Emory, CMU and UCB/UCLA to me.
Are they high-reaches for me?
Thank you for your time.
If you have any interests in China and its education system, plz let me know.