<p>Do athletics help one make up for poor grades if they are in the top 30 in the country.</p>
<p>For instance if one was a legacy who had a sibling at Harvard, yet they had a lower end GPA of the applicant pool. Numerous AP tests and classes, were a URM African American and had an SAT around 2240, what would the chances be of acceptance.
I will Outline this below for those who want to glance quickly.</p>
<p>South Dakotan African American Male
SATII: World History: 780
US History: 760
<p>GPA: UW: 3.70
GPA W: 4.10
Major: African American Studies, Women and Gender Studies.
Debate and Oral Interp: 4 Years
Cross-Country: 4 years. was 13th at Reigonal Footlocker's last year. Am sure I will qualify to nationals this year since I ran the race with a stressfracture.
Started own tolerance and acceptance organization.
Started own organization promoting community awareness of environmental health, and has raised over 15k towards community clean up projects.
Over 1,000 Community service hours.
Interned for Tom Daschle's campaign
17 AP tests
5's: Psych, Environmental Science, World History, Macro Econ, Micro Econ, Chemistry, Biology, Human Geography
4's: US Gov, US History, Euro History, Statistics, Art History, English Language, English Lit and Comp,
3's: Spanish Language, Computer Science AB
Also I have two credits from the Harvard SSP: A-, and a B+</p>
<p>Also the GPA is low due to my Sophmore year when I was diagnosed with narcolepsy that severly hurt my grades untill I recieved proper medication near the end of the year. Yet had a 4.0 frosh year and those after it. Also I recieved a C in Alg II.. Will this effect my chances even though I scored a 790 on it during the SAT?</p>
<p>Looking for chances at Harvard EA**, Yale, Pton, Rest of Ivies, Stanford, University of Washington St. Louis, Emory, Duke, NYU, Northwestern</p>