Final Chances Thread-- hedge your bets before March 31st!

<p>I guess I'm doing this partly to dispel some of my anxiousness, but have at it guys! What do you see my chances are at the following:</p>


<p>I already know about Duke and Georgetown, but I'll just post my full results after tomorrow's HP bomb shell :D.</p>


<li>School Type: Private, Boarding</li>
<li>Ethnicity: Black</li>
<li>Gender: Male</li>
<li>SAT: 750 CR/ 760 CR/ 760 W (2270)</li>
<li>SAT IIs: 800 Math II, 800 Bio M, 800 US Hist, 690 Physics (lol...)</li>
<li>GPA: 6.92 UW/7.41 W (7 Point Scale)</li>
<li>Rank: 1/120</li>
<li>Other stats: AP Bio- 5, AP Latin Vergil- 5, AP US History- 5, AP Latin Lit.- 4</li>


<p>*School Junior Engineering Technical Society (J.E.T.S) Team
*Math Tutor
*Varsity Quizbowl Team
*Treasurer of Forensic Investigation Experiment Club
*Dormitory Prefect
*School Newspaper: Writer and Page Editor
*School Literary Magazine: Writer</p>


<p>*Book Prize: #1 GPA Sophomore Class
*Book Prize: #1 GPA Junior Class
*Amherst Book Prize
*Caltech Signature Award
*#3 Regionally Ranked J.E.T.S Team
*Cum Laude Society
*National Merit Commendation
*National Achievement Semifinalist (when I applied, I just received word that I won one of them about a week ago!)
*National Latin Exam: 1 Summa Cum Laude [Gold], 2 Maxima Cum Laude [Silver]</p>


<p>*Summer at PA Governor's School for the Sciences
*Sent in an "Artistic Supplement" with some of my writing (a poem and short story)
*Essays about my unique cultural background and experiences
*Hardest course load, 4 APs this year, blah blah... (lol)</p>

<p>Hedge your bets while you still can! A little less than 24 hours left! :)</p>

<p>did u get into Duke and Gtown</p>

<p>Probably in Duke and Georgetown, and at least one of HP.</p>

<p>^ thanks kyledavid, I can only hope (and pray) at this point XD;</p>

<p>Any more takers? Bid while u still can!</p>

<p>Are you kidding? You are def in everywhere. I didn't even notice your ethnicity until the end (I have a habit of reading from bottom to top) and I was thinking you were a solid candidate for these schools: Nearly perfect scores and grades, good ECs with a lot of regional and national awards to accompany them, and I'm guessing someone as smart as you will be able to write at least a decent essay. But as a URM, you are a shoe-in. </p>

<p>This is a case where I totally love the URM thing. You seem like a student who has worked his ass off to get into a school like Harvard and it would be a shame they passed you up by some random chance. </p>

<p>Curious, if you got in everywhere and money wasn't an issue, where would you go?</p>

<p>In at three of four.</p>

<p>An hour and a half left if anyone still wants to jump on the bandwagon! :P</p>

<p>i<em>am</em>jam:: my situation is complicated since money isn't really an issue, but that I'm currently a finalist for a full merit scholarship + perks (summer at Oxford, $2500 for independent research, $4500 for a summer activity of my choice) @ Duke. So I'm really not sure what I would do if I got that scholarship and slipped into Harvard or Princeton. Right now I think I would definitely choose Duke + all of that over Princeton, but I'm not so sure about Harvard... let's see if I can actually get in first (lol).</p>

<p>lol....You're a shoe in. The only school that you wouldn't be a shoe in would be Harvard because of their uncommon recruiting techniques. However, I'm sure you will get in to both Princeton and Harvard.</p>

<p>in at Harvard and Yale...</p>

<p>In at Harvard and Princeton! :D</p>