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Can I get in??

dharmesh_bhattdharmesh_bhatt Registered User Posts: 60 Junior Member
edited August 2008 in University of Notre Dame
hey ppl,

im n international from India, and i wanna know wht my chances are for notre dame. here are my stats

i have 2070 in SAT I
760 in math
630 in CR
670 in writing

SAT II - i havent taken it yet but ill probably get 750 - 800 in math and physics


GPA - 3.75/4

50+ hours of community service
2 state level tournaments in judo
1 state tournament in gymnastics
i was selected for a national tournament in tae kwon do but didnt attend so m not sure if it counts
interned at a local university
got work experience at a reputable company
made a maglev train for my science project if it counts for nething

please let me know my chances

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Replies to: Can I get in??

  • the jobthe job Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    International student status will help a lot. However, I think in your context you really need to focus on writing a good essay. I have an Indian friend who told me that when his cousin (who lives in Bombay) was applying to U.S. schools, she was a top-tier student but was denied from a lot of places, mostly because in India they do not emphasize the importance of a well-written personal statement. I'm not saying that this applies to you, by any means, but ND takes pride in how much it focuses on the essay so make sure you do a good job.
  • dharmesh_bhattdharmesh_bhatt Registered User Posts: 60 Junior Member
    ok ill be sure to do that. But i wanted to know if my stats are competitive enough. Please let me know.

  • the jobthe job Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    Relatively speaking, man, I don't really know what the average criteria is for international students as far as stats. My friend's cousin had a 1780 on her SATs, and got into UChicago, Emory, and NYU...but denied from places like Tufts, Vassar, Williams, Ivies, etc. Her boyfriend had an 1830 and got into Wharton at UPenn. It's just tougher to say.

    I think your best bet is to simply stick with the averages. Sorry. Make sure everything is just in balance.
    the job is invisible
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