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Chances Please!

lucky400lucky400 Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
edited June 2007 in What Are My Chances?
Please let me know what you think of my chances at the colleges listed below. Thanks for your help.

GPA - 4.5 weighted
H.S. Junior
SAT I - CR 760, Math 720, Writing 750
SAT II - Math I 740, Chemistry 740, Physics (taken in 9th grade) 660
Taking this Sat. SAT II - Biology and History

Male/caucasian
Attend private school

All honors courses since 9th grade.

Senior year:
AP Calc BC
Physics C AP
AP World History
English - honors
Elective - to be determined

Eagle Scout-working on Eagle should be done by end of year
Played water polo since 9th grade
Manager of varsity swim team since 9th grade
Published articles in school's political magazine
Yearbook Committee - writer
Published article in school newspaper
Model UN Club since 9th grade
Ethics Club since 9th grade
Founded Miniature War Games club - current President
Play trumpet and/or baritone horn - Jazz Band
Play trumpet and/or baritone horn - Concert Band


Summer internship 2006 - with Engineering Firm

Summer job - life guard 2006 and this summer - 2007

Also just accepted to the University of Pennsylvania Material Science Course for high school juniors for a month this summer sponsored by the National Science Foundation - only 25 kids accepted from Phila. area.

Deans List since 9th grade

Possible National Merit Scholarship semi finalist - will know for sure in Fall of 2007.

Schools I'm interested in:

Yale
Brandeis
Brown
University of PA
Carnegie Mellon
Boston University
Penn State
George Washington Univ.
Johns Hopkins
Drexel

Thanks for your help!
Post edited by lucky400 on

Replies to: Chances Please!

  • sak09sak09 Registered User Posts: 1,151 Senior Member
    Yale-reach
    Brandeis-match
    Brown-reach
    University of PA-reach
    Carnegie Mellon-match
    Boston University-low match...probably even safety
    Penn State-match
    George Washington Univ.-match
    Johns Hopkins-low reach
    Drexel-safety

    I think you have a decent shot at all schools you listed. All Ivies are going to be reaches though since no one can really say anything about that, but I still think you have a strong chance. Grades and SATs are great.
  • lucky400lucky400 Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
    Thanks for chancing me. Anyone else. Please? Thank you.
  • s snacks snack Registered User Posts: 1,050 Senior Member
    High Reach: Yale, Brown
    Low Reach: Penn, Hopkins

    In everywhere else.
  • lucky400lucky400 Registered User Posts: 27 New Member
    Anyone out there? Bump
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