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Can you guys please “Chance Me” for T30 schools such as Johns on a Bio major Pre-med track?

BodhaanshRBodhaanshR 1 replies1 postsRegistered User New Member
edited July 8 in What Are My Chances?
Sophomore (Immigrant from India at 6 to a small town in Louisiana where I currently reside)

Indian Male who does not need financial aid

Intended Major (Cell & Molecular Biology) Pre-med Track

ACT: 33

SAT: (Will take in August)

PSAT 8/9: 1310/1440 (99th Percentile)

GPA 4.35 W & 4.0 UW

Scholastic Silver Key (I will keep trying for gold)

AMC 10 participant (Projected AIME participant)

Chosen to represent my school as the best 9th grade math student at a state/district competition

Projected AP Scholar

AP’s: Psych, HuG, CompSciA,

Future AP’s: French, Calc AB, Calc BC, Stats, Bio, Chem, English Lit, English Lang, USH, WHAP, Macro, Micro, APES,

Founded my school’s Academic Decathlon team this summer

Founded my school’s Math Olympiad Team

MathCON participant

Debate Team Captain & Founder

Mu Alpha Theta

Rho Kappa

Lead programmer of my world ranked FRC team (robotics)

Lead programmer of my FTC team

Summer Activities

Xavier University Intensive Algebra Program

Xavier University Talented Biology Program

Tulane University College Crédit Basics to Neurology (Next year)

Tulane University College Credit Exploring Psychology (Next year)

LSU research intern for 100+ hours (12th Grade)

Ochsner Medical Center Patient Care Intern/Volunteer (Currently)

School Science Fair Regional Winner

I am currently working on a Google Science Fair project that involves developing a way to reduce the prices of insulin and improving the treatment of diabetes

I am also working on an LSU research proposal to develop new drugs to treat Alzheimer’s (It will most likely be published in a professional journal)

I plan to take 2 more college Biology courses at Tulane during my Senior year

I also plan to take Multivariable Calc during my senior year

Essays: I will be talking ab my emigration to America and my grandfather's treatment for Heart disease that inspired me to pursue medicine. I will also be writing about my language problems in the beginning of my time in the US and that my passion and inspiration from my grandfather’s condition drove me to pursue my love of medicine.
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Replies to: Can you guys please “Chance Me” for T30 schools such as Johns on a Bio major Pre-med track?

  • BodhaanshRBodhaanshR 1 replies1 postsRegistered User New Member
    Please reverse chance me too!
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  • HamurtleHamurtle 2301 replies30 postsRegistered User Senior Member
    Sophomore year is a little early to chance given a lot of what you have done is projected.

    Definitely take another ACT or an SAT since 33 will be low for Hopkins.

    All the top schools will want some sort of community service and apart from your work at Ochsner there isn’t much in your CV that demonstrates community involvement. Work on that aspect.

    In your future courses, there is no mention of AP Physics or any sort of Physics. Swap out APES for Physics as most top level schools prefer Physics, especially for a Biology major contemplating premed.
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  • tchit87tchit87 75 replies15 postsRegistered User Junior Member
    As I rising Junior, you seem to have a lot going for you. I think the internships are going to help you a lot. As for your interest in John's Hopkins, I believe their SAT scores are on the higher side for selective universities, so make sure you try to get those scores as high as you can. I am not going to try to chance you because I believe you have a good shot at any selective school but its all about what admissions officers want. What I will say is that on the Common App there are only 10 spots for ec's. For me, that's a small amount where I can't really include all my summer programs and ec's. Idk if its difficult for other people, you may not have a problem.
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