USC, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Lehigh

<p>Please chance me for RD engineering at USC, Northwestern, Vandy, and Lehigh. I applied priority review to USC, have visited Northwestern, and hope to have interviews with all of them.</p>

<p>I recognize NW and Vandy are pretty reachy, but I'm really hoping for USC and/or Lehigh.</p>

[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): 730/760/750
[</em>] SAT II: Math II 780, Chem 770, USH 730
[<em>] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.9
[</em>] AP (place score in parenthesis): Chem 5, USH 5, ELAC 5
[<em>] Senior Year Course Load: AP Stats, AP Calc AB, AP Spanish, AP Lit, AP Gov, AP Physics C: Mechanics, Wind Ensemble
[</em>] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): AP Scholar
[<em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Lacrosse, Track (Captain), Band (treasurer), Math Team, some other minor stuff
[</em>] Job/Work Experience: Part-time at dry cleaners
[<em>] Volunteer/Community service: Summer camp counselor
[</em>] Essays: Pretty good
[<em>] Teacher Recommendation: Very good
[</em>] Counselor Rec: Very good
[<em>] Applied for Financial Aid?: Yes
[</em>] Intended Major: Engineering
[<em>] State (if domestic applicant): MA
[</em>] School Type: Public
[<em>] Ethnicity: White
[</em>] Gender: Male

<p>Bump…ill chance back!</p>

<p>I think your courseload in previous years might hurt you here.
However, everything else makes up for it hopefully. USC looks very attainable looking at a high match/match here. </p>

<p>I’d say Lehigh would be closer to a low match
Vanderbilt you’re looking at a low reach/high match at best.
Northwestern is your low to middle reach</p>

<p>chance me back bud!
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<p>Wow, You should get in Vanderbilt if you do ED. I’m a freshman at Vanderbilt (got in ED2 to the c/o 2016). I’m Asian and I only had 1450, so you probably would get in.</p>

<p>Agreed, you should definitely do ED at one of those schools.</p>

<p>I already did ED to Cornell but didn’t get in. What do you guys think about RD? I know it gets much more competitive.</p>

<p>I know Vanderbilt and Lehigh offer ED II. If I were you, I would definitely apply early to one of those schools. I’d probably go with Vanderbilt.</p>

<p>Say I already applied RD to these schools. I don’t have a distinct first choice among them all, so id like to hear from each.</p>

<p>Your best bet is to do your own research and make a decision from there. ED II is the only real advice I can give.</p>

<p>Thanks, Edward! Bump</p>

<p>Wrapping up my supplements–bump!</p>

<p>Bump! I’m getting nervous about USC and Lehigh. Can I get in? I’ll chance back.</p>

<p>Lehigh and USC will probably accept you</p>

<p>NW & Vanderbilt: Match/High Match</p>

<p>Thanks for responding! Happy holidays, everybody!</p>

<p>Vanderbilt - Match(apply ED if you want definite acceptance)
Northwestern - Match(apply ED if you want definite acceptance)
Lehigh - safety
USC - low match</p>

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<p>I chanced you back, jisaacs2215</p>

<p>I think you have a chance for all of those schools and choose what school you want to go to and do the ED if you want the acceptance chance higher! But I think you can get into any school you want on that list so take it regular decision and apply to all of them! Good luck! </p>

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<p>Thanks! Chanced you back! Merry Christmas, everybody!</p>

<p>you too. are you just gonna do RD everywhere?</p>