The return of the hound-dog

<p>Much as I’ve resisted, I guess with 28 days to my decision, I just had to ask. Chance me?</p>

<p>[ size=+1][ color=blue][ b]Applied to Wharton: [ /b][ /color][ /size]</p>

<p>[ b]Stats:[ /b][ list]
[ *] SAT Verbal:660
[ *] SAT Math:800
[ *] SAT Writing:740
[ *] SAT Total: 2200
[ *] SAT II: Math1C 720 Math2C 800 Lit 670
[ *] ACT: NA
[ *] AP/IB taken/scores: NA
[ *] GPA weighted: NA
[ *] GPA unweighted: 3.6
[ *] Rank or % estimate: Top 10%</p>

<p>[ /list][ b]Subjective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] Essays: Very nice, represent my case well
[ *] Teacher Recs: Decent recs from Business and English teachers, vouch for my leadership, commitment, passion, etc
[ *] Counselor Rec: Excellent
[ *] Hook (if any): Parents pioneering practitioners of Reputation Management (I explained that I’m interested in getting into this field)</p>

<p>[ /list][ b]Location/Person:[ /b][ list]
[ *] State or Country: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
[ *] School Type: Private
[ *] Ethnicity: Indian
[ *] Gender: Male
[ *] Legacy Yes/No: No
[ *] Recruited Yes/No: No
[ *] Important ECs:</p>


  1. Trained eight to ten year olds at a major private school in basic theater voice techniques and stage skills and scripted a play that they performed
  2. Internship at a management firm to study techniques of Corporate Reputation Management.
  3. Selected among top three students in a city-wide talent hunt by Infosys Technologies for a software development internship
  4. On a team at a major national bookstore that reviewed newly released books for teenagers; reviews were published in an extremely popular children’s weekly. </p>


  1. Nominated to attend the Global Young Leader’s Conference (GYLC) 2008, in June ’08 at Washington D.C. and New York City.
  2. One of five students in my grade the school supported to study in Singapore in an exchange program.
  3. Received the school’s Merit Certificate for outstanding performance, for the past 9 years in succession.</p>


  1. Professional Theatre
    I have been a stage-performer since the age of ten; worked with several local groups. 15 productions in all, experience in acting, script-writing, stage-managing, directing, light execution.</p>

<li><p>Interact Club (President: ‘06-’07; Vice President: ’05-‘06)
• Raised funds for the club through an annual lucky draw for students
• Worked with tsunami victims
• Worked with people in the city’s orphanages and old-age homes
• Organized blood donation camps at school
• Took part in innovative personality development courses</p></li>
<li><p>Literary Club (President: ’06-’07)
• Organized a treasure hunt for 10-year olds in the Library to help them get to know the place better
• Organized poetry, creative writing and speaking contests in Hindi, Tamil, Sanskrit and English
• Directed performances of Indian Literature like short stories from Malgudi Days by R.K. to generate interest in them</p></li>
<li><p>Dramatics Club
• In 2005, co-authored Shrekspere, a spoof of Shakespearean plays, with my classmate, which won the best script at a World Theatre Day Celebration
• In 2006, wrote and directed Lamb to the Slaughter, which won the inter-house dramatics
• Performed consistently in the school’s productions for a decade. </p></li>
<li><p>Commerce Club
• Conducted surveys for the commerce club newsletter
• Interviewed prominent businessmen for the newsletter
• Won on the debate team
• Made business crosswords
• Wrote a play, “Command, Conquer, Acquire, Takeover”, which was a look into corporate culture and the increasing trend of reckless mergers and acquisitions among corporations.</p></li>
<li><p>Student Council (as a House Captain: ’06-’07; House Vice-Captain: ’05-’06)
• Class Representative for 7 years
• Currently House Captain of Kanchenjanga House.
• Last year (2006-07) House Vice-Captain</p></li>
<li><p>School Magazine and Newsletter
• Writer and regular contributor for a decade
• Contributor to The Mad Herald, a joke newspaper run by the students</p></li>
<li><p>Western music team
• Played rhythm guitar in rock, classical, jazz, country, and rock n roll styles</p></li>
<li><p>Model United Nations
• Joined the team in March ‘07
• Won Best Delegate at first ever MUN</p></li>
<li><p>Crossword Team
• Won events at city level</p></li>
<li><p>Debate/Speaking/Shipwreck/JAM Teams
• Won events at city level</p></li>

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