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Chance me (Indian Applicant) (Accepted to Ga tech already)

guptar436guptar436 28 replies9 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
Indian applicant here!


CBSE ( class 12th )- 93%
ICSE ( class 10th ) - 96%
SAT- 1410
IELTS - 8/9

Extras:

1) Youngest candidate to be be selected for entrepreneurial mentorship at IIT Delhi ( MIT of India).Learnt entrepreneurship from the best in the country.

2) Founded the first meal kit company in India. Formed a great team, raised a seed fund round and am the CEO. The company has a great potential and is growing! Covered by national entrepreneurial e-magazine.

3) 2 internships at e-commerce companies.
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4) School maths club and music club.

5) Community service at RHA ( 3 years )

6) Attended mysticism and meditation camps and a regular practitioner.

Recommendations:

1) HOD ( entrepreneurship ) at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
2) Maths and science teachers.

I have been accepted to GA Tech. I am waiting for UPenn and NYU.
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  • 18butterflies18butterflies 42 replies1 threadsRegistered User Junior Member
    Good credentials - you definitely are considered!

    As with Ivy League schools, it's always hard to tell. They're trying to build a well-rounded class and each student is like the puzzle piece to the Class of 2023. If they deem you a fit, they'll admit you!

    You're definitely diverse and have great extracurriculars - if that shines in your essays, I think you're good to go. But it's always a random picking so it's hard to say yes or no now. Hang tight- less than 2 weeks to go!

    But hey, if all else does not work out, Georgia Tech is a great school.
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  • tdy123tdy123 729 replies14 threadsRegistered User Member
    Keeping in mind that the actual admissions rate for international students at elite schools like UPenn is significantly lower than the overall rate listed below, and given the following:

    UPenn SAT 25th percentile 1420, 75th percentile 1560, admissions rate 8%
    GTech SAT 25th percentile 1330, 75th percentile 1520, admissions rate 23%
    NYU SAT 25th percentile 1290, 75th percentile 1490, admissions rate 27%

    You have a reasonable shot at NYU, and for UPenn, not so much.
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