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chance me @ ivys

smartafgkidsmartafgkid 163 replies31 threads Junior Member
edited December 2007 in What Are My Chances?
Male
CT
From Afghanistan
Small Public School
Class Size - 400-500
Sends 1-3 kids to ivys every year

Junior Year Classes -
H Chem
AP USH
AP Bio
Alg 2
AP Physcology
Arabic 2
AP Enviormental Science
Rest are normal electives / classes

Senior Year
AP Stat
AP Human Geo
Arabic 3
AP Chem
AP Physcis
AP English
umm other aps and what not

EC:
Track - Sophmore, Junior, and Senior Year Possible Sprinting Captian
Manager @ Resturant
Yale CRISP Engineering Program
Tutor
Debate Club
Captain of Olympiad Team (Science)
Arabic Club
Sci-Fi Club

Possible internship with Sikorski

Applying to Cornell internship, harvard spp (2008), nasa internship, and what not. I am going to apply to a lot others to.

My predicted ACT - 32-33
SAT = 2150

Hooks:
First Generation College Student
From Afghanistan





Interesting Stuff:
ummm father used to be a secretary of embessy (if that counts?)
harvard rep suggested me to apply (meet with 2 of them) and said that my application would be really interesting.


Colleges I am looking at:
Harvard (First Choice)
Yale
Princeton
Cornell
George Washington U
NYU
Connecticut College
BU
Darthmouth
UCONN
MIT

any other colleges you guys would suggest? and anything else I should improve on?

oh and I am going to try to be a recurited runner

thank you!!!
edited December 2007
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  • ComplicationsComplications 45 replies5 threads Junior Member
    Ignore what Harvard guy said. They always are looking to up # of applications. What are your grades??
    What do you want to study? What type of atmosphere. If you are just looking to get into a name school, these are name schools.

    I would consider leaving the northeast and checking out schools in the midwest and west as well. You would be an even more interesting candidate the farther you get away from the east coast!

    Good luck You sound like a great kid
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  • smartafgkidsmartafgkid 163 replies31 threads Junior Member
    well my gpa is around a uw 3.6 w= ??, I want to study either Aerospace Engineering or Biomedical Engineering. I like the atmosphere to be city like, a good size campus but not to big.

    thank you for the comment, and post!
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  • smartafgkidsmartafgkid 163 replies31 threads Junior Member
    Any other comments or chances I could get?
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