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Chance me! (Finance)

florida19florida19 Registered User Posts: 22 Junior Member
Male, 18
Hispanic (Dual citizenship, US and Peru, but US born)

3.4 UW
4.5 W
1460 SAT
720 SAT II Math 2
660 SAT II Literature

National Hispanic Recognition Program (1400 PSAT)
National Latin Exam Cum Laude (Freshman and Sophomore Years)
Latin Forum Medals (History of the Empire, Gramar)
Principal Honors (10,11,12)
First Honors (9)

Varsity Track and Field (10,11,12)
Varsity Cross Country (11)
Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society
Junior Classical League Latin Club
Film Club
Ping Pong Club
Feeding the Homeless (9-12, help teach others to help - leadership position)

Financial Management Assistant for my Father's company

Senior Courseload
AP Stat, AP Macro, AP Gov, World Religions Honors, AP Calc BC, AP Lit, APES
First Semester Results
5 A's, 1 B (Macroeconomics)
Upward trend throughout my four years, I had a tough time in freshman year and struggled with the passing away of my close friend

Accepted so far into University of South Florida!

Colleges I'm Applying to!
University of Florida, Florida State University, Fordham University, NYU, Boston College, UNC Chapel Hill, and my dream school Georgetown University (Brother attended and One of my teacher rec letters is from an alumni)

Please give me a chance for the schools friends

Replies to: Chance me! (Finance)

  • anon813anon813 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Your application looks pretty solid. I'm not trying to be racist or anything but your race will definitely help you along the way. I also live in Florida and it is often the minority students that end up getting accepted to top schools despite lower scores. I have heard of a minority student who received a 1320 on the SAT and got into Princeton around where I live. The only challenge for you, in my opinion, would be Georgetown but your legacy will definitely help you. Good luck!
  • PublisherPublisher Registered User Posts: 5,383 Senior Member
    UNC-Chapel Hill will be difficult as a non-resident unless substantial consideration is given to your URM Hispanic status.

    Georgetown & UNC are unlikely.

    NYU will be expensive if you are offered admission.

    BC is a match.

    FSU & Fordham should admit you.

    University of Florida should accept you.
  • SJ2727SJ2727 Registered User Posts: 612 Member
    If NYU is stern (as I assume), that’s probably a reach RD.
    Fordham should be solid match.
    BC probably a match.
    UNC for OOS and Gtown reaches.
    Never looked at Florida schools so can’t comment on those.
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