ED Chances

<p>Here are my stats:
Applying to Trinity
Caucasian, Male from Washington (think there are 7 people from our school applying to Duke E.D.)
SAT I: 1430
M:750 V:680
SAT II: Math IIC: 800 Chemistry: 770 Biology(M): 770 Writing: TBD Nov. 6th
GPA 3.93uw, 4.25 w Top 10% (I think I'm in lower 5%. However, it's EXTREMELY competitive).
I've taken the hardest classes.
AP tests:
Chemistry: 5
Spanish Language: 4</p>

<p>ECs: Key Club (Junior/Senior), VICA Vice President, Editor for sports and opinions in school paper, volunteered at hospital with a guy I know, we saw an autopsy and a medical examiner's review. Total volunteering is 400+ hours (mostly environmental projects). Had an internship at Fred Hutchinson Cancer research center for approximately 50 hours. There I learned lab procedure and was introduced to laboratory techniques such as DNA replication. State history day Soph. year. Who's Who, NHS.</p>

<p>Oh, will my high SAT II's balance out my lower SAT I? For some reason I just can't take that test.</p>


<p>Your SAT I is in the range, yeah I think your SAT IIs, which are quite good, will balance it out since it's really not that bad to begin with.
I think you have a good chance, especially early. 7 people ED fom one high school in Washington, wow, I wouldn't have expected that. I have actually met a whole bunch of kids from washington here so I guess I shouldn't be surprised, but anyways, yeah your GPA is great and everything is good (you may be a bit low on leadership, but your other stuff is still good). It's been stated on this board many times, however, that Who's Who is a scam so that won't help you. The internship is good too, are you premed? Duke is a great place to be premed, especially if you are interested in doing more research.
Supposedly duke doesn't compare students from the same school, but out of the 7 others applying early from your school, would you say you're one of the better candidates?
If you do well on Writing SAT II you have a pretty nice chance.</p>

<p>I think I'm one of the better candidates. I know that I am most likely at the top in terms of GPA and SAT II scores.</p>

<p>post your stats in the early decision roster in the same forum as this one.</p>

<p>Lo hice=I did it. (Sorry, I had a strange inner urging to use Spanish.)</p>

<p>Yes! My college counselor just said that she wrote me the best recommendation of the many she has yet written. It's a happy day.</p>

<p>Do you go to Lakeside? I go to Prep, but im applying RD. I'd say you have as good a chance as anybody - 50% ish. Good Luck!</p>