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Chance Me (Sort Of)

Areslol1Areslol1 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
Hi everyone. This is a bit different from other "Chance Me" threads, as I am still only a sophomore. However, I would like to reflect on my progress after reaching the halfway point in high school. I am hoping to get into the finance programs of top business schools, particularly Stern, Wharton, McIntire, Ross, Kenan-Flagler, and Tuck.
Fifteen year-old Asian male living in Iowa
Income: 400k+
GPA: 3.93 UW

Freshman year courses
AP Human Geography
AP Calculus BC
Chemistry H
English 9 H
Spanish II H
Concert Strings

Sophomore year courses
AP Chemistry (was a mistake, lowered my GPA, 10/10 do not recommend)
AP Physics C
AP U.S. History
English 10 H
Spanish III H
Linear Algebra H (at the University)
Calculus III H (at the University)

Planned Junior year courses
AP Econ (both macro and micro)
AP Spanish IV
British Literature H
AP U.S. Government
AP Biology
Statistics I & II (at the University)

Planned Senior year courses
AP English
Differential Equations (at the University)
Discrete Data Structures (at the University)
Physics (at the University, 2 semesters)
Finance (at the University, probably 2 semesters)
and probably 2 semesters of another business/finance/math class.

I got 1460 on my PSAT. I took both the SAT and ACT in 7th grade and got a 1940 and a 31, respectively.
I got a 750 and 800 on my Math I and II subject tests, respectively.

Around 140 hours of volunteering at my local VA hospital.
2 years of varsity swimming so far.
2-time qualifier for the state math championships.
I regularly attend 2 different math clubs, 2 different STEM clubs, and I did debate for a year.
I was the team leader of our school's underclassmen STEM club at nationals. We finished 7th out of around 1000 schools.
Thanks y'all!

Replies to: Chance Me (Sort Of)

  • LindagafLindagaf Registered User Posts: 6,895 Senior Member
    No idea about your chances, but colleges won't accept tests older than 5 years. You will have to retake those tests I they are more than five years old by the time you apply.
  • Muad_dibMuad_dib Registered User Posts: 547 Member
    Why are you worried about this as a sophomore in high school? Check the Common Data Sets at the schools that interest you. It's not hard.
  • MahindraMahindra Registered User Posts: 342 Member
    Your classes are pretty solid. When you mean data structures, do you mean lists, tuples, dictionaries, and machine learning? Your ecs are pretty good. However, since your aiming for finance, you might want to continue participating in competitive math. But otherwise, I think your profile is pretty solid.
  • Areslol1Areslol1 Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    Haha. Sorry I didn't make it clear. I'm going to take the ACT in 11th grade. I just put the old scores in because it might help y'all chancing me.
  • MahindraMahindra Registered User Posts: 342 Member
  • billcshobillcsho Registered User Posts: 16,665 Senior Member
    Hard to chance without a current score.
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