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Please chance me for Tufts, Chicago, Cornell, Darmouth, Northwestern and Florida?

oohtobeagooneroohtobeagooner - Posts: 611 Member
edited November 2012 in What Are My Chances?
For reference, I am an Asian male who lives in Florida with a single mother that makes less than 20k a year.

Some schools I'm applying to:

Tufts- Regular Decision (just went there for diversity weekend and fell in love, a teacher that loves me is writing my letter of recommendation and is a Tufts alumni)
Cornell- ED
University of Florida- I live in Florida, would it be risky/arrogant if I considered this my safety?
Chicago- Early Action
Dartmouth- Regular Decision
Northwestern- Regular Decision
3 Year Graduate (I took enough online classes to skip 11th grade, I'm kinda sure this will hurt me, let me know if I'm wrong)

GPA: 4.0 and 5.03 (I took a lot of extra language classes and other courses, that's why my weighted is kinda low) My rank is in the top 5%- top 20 in a class of 450, not sure of the exact number

SAT: 2010- 660 R 670 M 680 W retaking it November

ACT: 30- 34 E 28 M 27 R 30 S 11 Essay (34 combined writing and essay) just took it again

AP: World History 4 (9th grade) European History 5 (10th grade) Human Geography 5 (10th grade)

Currently taking AP Stats, AP Bio, AP US History, AP English Literature

Wrestling- 9th grade JV, 10th grade varsity, 12th grade varsity and captain
Golf- 10th grade varsity, 12th grade varsity
Badminton- 10th grade varsity, 12th grade varsity (season starts in spring so I haven't started playing yet)

Co-founded Young Democrats Club (organized events, collaborated with county young democrats' club) 10th and 12th grade
DECA- state qualifier, business management and administration, 10th and 12th grade
Speech/Debate- member, 10th and 12th grade
Model UN- member, 10th and 12th grade
NHS- since spring of 10th grade
Scholars' Academy- since 9th grade

AP Scholar Award (regular one, got it last month)
Book Award- Brandeis, 10th grade
County Geography Bee Participant Award- 10th grade
Varsity Letter- Wrestling, 10th grade
Award for the Young Democrats' Club I founded
eMission Scholarship Winner

Volunteer Service/Internships: Over 1238 Hours
Political Campaign Company Internship- 256 Hours, summer of 2012 (canvassed and phonebanked to gain support for the 2012 primaries for a state representative and other small figures)
Volunteer Counselor/Sports Director at a Jewish Summer Camp- 152 Hours, summer of 2012 (taught them about Judaism, sports, watched them, normal stuff counselors do)
Intern at Auto Mechanic Shop- 187 Hours, summer of 2011 (helped do small jobs, kept and organized sales records)
Intern at Talent Recruiting Agency- 205 Hours, summer of 2011 (gained sales and traffic, recruited clients internationally)
Interact Club- 400 Hours helped them since 9th grade

Work Experience:
Google- owned two websites in 2011, earned money through ad traffic

I know my standardized test scores are low/mediocre, but it's because I'm really young for a senior (just turned 16) and I took all of my English classes virtually- I had to graduate a year early due to personal situations. Does that help my chances at all?

Thank you for your time- WILL CHANCE BACK! :D
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