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What are my chances?

joseph1552joseph1552 Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
edited October 2004 in Vanderbilt University
Applying early decision

White male
Virginia resident, attends rigourous private school
Eight Vanderbilt legacies
3.2 GPA
1340 SAT (670M, 670V)
SAT IIs: 710 Writing, 680 Math IC, 630 US Hist.
Three APs (Sr. year): Gov't, Biology, Econ

Student Council
Varsity Basketball
Political Awareness Club (Secretary)
Volunteered ten weeks with underprivaliged children
Worked summer job at a seven-week camp
Worked several summer basketball camps
Boys' State
Intern for Virginia's Attorney General
Fed Challenge (Economics competition)
Member of FOCUS (Christian student organization)
Staff writer for school newspaper

I've always wanted to go to VU, and I'm applying as sort of an "angular" student with a strong interest in political science/government. What do you think of my chances?
Post edited by joseph1552 on

Replies to: What are my chances?

  • feenotypefeenotype Registered User Posts: 2,311 Senior Member
    If you have that strong a legacy tie with Vanderbilt, I strongly urge to apply ED. Your stats are better than what other people who rely on legacy admit offer (no offense to them). I'd say you're a lock, but then again, nothing's a given in the college admissions world anymore.
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