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Chance me for Columbia ED, other ivies, Vanderbilt, UChicago etc.

guadalajaraguadalajara 3 replies4 threads New Member
I'm an international student from a really underrepresented middle eastern country (there is no one from my country at most of the ivy leagues ). Also I know that a profile isn't fully complete without the essays, but I would really appreciate if you could provide me with an idea of where I stand based on these stats alone .

Stats:
SAT: 1550
ACT: 34
SAT II : scores are coming out soon, but hopefully they'll be good
IB predicted: 45/45

Honours:
- Finalist for prestigious linguistic essay competition held by Cambridge University
- Finalist for John Locke Institute Essay Competition by Cambridge University
- Regional/International debate champion x2
- Champion at international debate tournament held at Yale
- School department awards in various subjects
- Regional and national soccer champions x3


ECs:
- Portuguese + Spanish translator for TED and Khan Academy: I translate math videos and TEDtalks from Portuguese/Spanish to English and vice versa.

- Founder and leader (along with UNICEF) of a non-profit nation-wide organisation in which expat high school students give back to the country by supplying state school students with educational supplies and assist with their education and learning English; recognised by my country's government and ministry of education.

- President/Founder of my schools first 'Spanish Club' and first ever language related organization

- Founder/President of my school's National Honour Society (first one ever established in our school and country!)

- Sole author of published research in Hispanic and Luso linguistics, published in the International Journal of Linguistics and recognised by the biggest university in our country for 'outstanding achievement in conducting research' (also youngest published author in that particular journal)

- President for my school's 'Students Against Discrimination' club: we focus on helping underprivileged workers in our country battle everyday issues

- Research assistant in the Modern Languages Department at the biggest university in our country and assisted with the conducting of research in Arabic-English linguistic relationships.

- Captain of Forensics Speech and Debate team; competes in national and regional tournaments and teach young debaters the proper forms of debate and language

- Captain of JV/Varsity Soccer- been in the the team for about 5 years and have captained for 3; led my team to consecutive national championships and one international interscholastic championship.

- [email protected](name of my school) head organiser and ex-speaker.

- Spent a month in Costa Rica taking Spanish classes at a local university and living with a Spanish-speaking family and only communicating in Spanish, while also helping in a local school and teaching children English.

(ALSO I AM NOT GOING FOR FINANCIAL AID)
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Please provide me with my chances for especially Columbia ED and other t20s.

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Replies to: Chance me for Columbia ED, other ivies, Vanderbilt, UChicago etc.

  • NV14PennNV14Penn 24 replies5 threads Junior Member
    Your stats and ECs are among the best I've seen on this site. Write good essays and I can easily see you at any of the schools you mentioned.
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