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Chances Please!

LukasLunacyLukasLunacy 43 replies6 threads Junior Member
edited January 2008 in University of Florida
Stats:
SAT:CR: 740 M: 640 W: 2000 ACT:30
SAT IIs: Just tested in January waiting for scores
GPA: UW: 3.64 W: 5.3
Rank: Top 4% 30/900 Huge School, and I am in the IB Program
Other stats: AP Scores: AP Italian(11): 5, AP Spanish(11): 5, AP Psychology(11): 4, AP World History(9): 4, AP Lit(10): 3 IB Scores: IB Calculus: 4, IB Chemistry: 4.

Senior Course Load:
IB Italian IV
AP Calculus BC
IB Physics
IB Physics-Lab
IB Contemporary World History
IB Design Technology II
IB Theory of Knowledge
IB English IV

Junior Course Load:
AP Psychology
AP Italian
AP Spanish
IB Chemistry
IB Calculus
IB English III
IB History of the Americas
IB Design Technology I

I have taken the most rigorous course loads offered at my school all four years, and have maintained an A average. I am also fluent in both Spanish and Italian and wrote my Extended Essay in Spanish on Spanish Literature.

Subjective:
Essays: Excellent, all my teachers thought it was great as did my counselors
Teacher Recs: One Excellent, one pretty good
Counselor Rec: Don't know but I expect very good
Hook (if any):
Location/Person:
State or Country: Florida
School Type: Public
Ethnicity: Hispanic
Gender: Male
Intended Major: English/Italian
major strength/weakness: Eagle Scout, strong course load, lots of Community Service / Low GPA, Decent SAT but not stellar, lack of sports

Other Factors:
Awards
Honor Roll 10th,11th
Academic Letter 9th
NHS Member 10,11,12
Mu Alpha Theta Member 9,10,11(Secretary),12
Phi Beta Chi Member 9, 10, 11(Secretary), 12(President)
National Technical Honor Society Member 10, 11, 12
English Honor Society Member 10, 11, 12
National Hispanic Scholar
AP Scholar with Distinction

ECs
Boy Scouts for 7 years and obtained rank of Eagle Scout, along with doing ALOT of community service (Hands on Miami, Habitat for Humanity, Baynanza etc.) I'm also Order of the Arrow and wrote my essay about Scouting.
Red Cross Learn-To-Swim Program: Every summer since I was 13 I have taught kids how to swim for the whole summer. I am a certified Water Safety Instructor Aide and Lifeguard.
Church Community Service: Altar Server and Assistant Catechist all four years of high school.
All of this community service added up gives me over 1000 hours.
Swimming 9, 10
Tennis (Team Manager) 10, 11
Model U.N. 12
Asian Culture Club (I'm learning diversity =P) 10, 11 , 12
Italian Club 9, 10, 11

Thanks in advance for any comments =)
edited January 2008
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  • AmandaisaGatorAmandaisaGator 212 replies15 threads Junior Member
    I'd be VERY surprised if you didn't get in. good luck on admission and on your IB/AP exams! btw, I was a National Hispanic Scholar, too...too bad UF stopped giving $ to NHSs a couple years ago. =(
    Oh, and if you do decide to come to UF, I hope that you continue participating in Model UN. It's SO much fun!
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  • SSobickSSobick 1923 replies408 threads Senior Member
    Very Good!
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  • dvm258dvm258 1022 replies40 threads Senior Member
    Admissions chance: 99.999999999999999% (Do some Calculus and that equals 100%! LOL.)

    Great job! Why are you even asking?
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