you're all probably sick of this question...


<p>I'm just looking for a little reassurance. I'm trying not to get my heart set on my Early Action school, Yale, but, what are my chances?</p>

<p>From Utah
Parents received PhD's from Yale Graduate School
Play cello, Editor of newspaper do musical theater, co-officer of NHS </p>

<p>GPA unweighted
4.0 all four years
Taken 7 APs in 2 years
(Biology 5, Lang/Comp 4)</p>

Verbal 800 Reading 35 Writing 35
Math 700 Math 32 Science 30
Composite 33</p>

Writing 800
Spanish 760
Biology (2002) 700</p>


<p>Your numbers are great, but it doesn't look like you have anything special to make yourself stand out. Do you have any passions or things you excell at in your ECs?</p>

<p>Well, I am the 2nd chair cellist of my youth symphony. I won the Award for Best High School Newspaper Story in Utah for 2 years in a row. I've been the lead in the musical for 2 years...I don't really know what "standing out" is. It kind of seems like everyone who applies in incredible.</p>

<p>In other words, I really feel like I passionate about everything I do...but so does everyone else!</p>

<p>Argh, ok, if no one is willing to shore up my ego (hehe), what are you all doing to reduce stress?</p>

<p>Bump bumpity bump</p>

<p>bump diddle diddle bump</p>

<p>bump bump bump bump bump</p>

<p>might wanna tell us more about yourself. If that's all you've got...</p>

<p>I'd say a 50% chance</p>

<p>Umm - 20 - 25% chance
Same stuff as everyone else who applies there has, so good luck</p>

<p>Ok, well thanks for your honest opinions. I didn't want to be too long winded, so if you're REALLY interested, a bigger profile is in the Yale discussion. Thanks again, and good luck</p>