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chance me and i'll chance you

blambdajblambdaj - Posts: 110 Junior Member
edited November 2011 in What Are My Chances?
i go to a catholic school so I have to take the theology courses and there are no honors available for those.

Freshman year:
Honors Biology: B/B
Spanish I (honors not offered): B/B
Honors U.S Hist: A/A
Honors English I: A/A
Spirituality class: B/B
Physical Education: A/A
Alg. I: B/B

I got such low grades because I spent 8+ hours a day playing the piano and the fingerstyle guitar. I thought I wanted to go to Juilliard.

..upward trend...

Sophomore year:
Honors Chemistry: B/A
Spanish II (honors not offered): A/A
Honors World History: A/A
Honors English II: A/A
Faith & Tradition/Prayer & Spirituality: A/A
Weight training/Psychology: A/A
Geometry: B/A

Junior year:
Honors Physics doubled up w/ marine biology: A/A
Honors Spanish IV: A/A
AP european history: A/A, 5
honors english III: A/A
world religions/christian ethics: A/A
health/speech & debate: A/A
algebra II: A/A

Senior year:
AP Bio doubled up w/ anatomy and phys: A/A, 4
AP Spanish language: A/A, 5
AP U.S government & politics/honors econ: A/A, 5
AP English lit & comp: A/A, 5
Peace & justice: A/A
AP Art History: A/A, 5

jv volleyball, varsity soccer, varsity softball, varsity swimming
national honor society (vice-president), spanish national honor society (president), key club, future lawyers of america (founder & p), science national honor society
astronomy club, science olympiads
junior educator for the aquarium, aspca volunteer, diver for the aquarium, tb history center volunteer, veterinary assistant
research: electromagnetism, arctic biology/marine bio, aquatic med, work with dolphins a lot
fingerstyle guitar (composer) prodigy; classical piano
writer's workshops
can speak danish (greenlandic), french, spanish, and I can also read and write in latin.
I know a lot about historical topics pertinent to the middle ages (black plague, etc), 1600s-1900s (early 1900s = my fave), westward expansion, etc..also know a lot about the inuits in greenland and antarctica and other obscure topics...maybe those will stand out to the adcom

took 7 out of the 8 APs that my school offers (self-studied USH and got a 5)

AP Scholar with distinction
national merit semi-finalist
multiple scholarships

SAT: 2180
M: 650 W: 800 CR: 730
- lit: 800
- spanish: 800
- u.s history: 760

minoring in econ, majoring in international law.
my dream school is UPenn, and I'm applying ED.

my essays will be great because writing is my passion.
I never really had many friends so instead I made friends with my teachers. so I know that'll have great recs from all of them, including my guidance counselor.

chance me for:
UPenn (ED)
columbia university

thanks! will chance back

any recommended safeties btw?
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