Student from Uzbeksitan needs help - Can I get into YALE?





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By Uzbekistan (Uzbekistan) on Thursday, May 01, 2003 - 08:29 am: Edit

I am a student from Uzbekistan who studies in Wisconsin, US. I came here only 8 month ago, but have already accomplished very good courses. My American GPA is 3.9, but my GPA from my school in my country was 4.0. I would like to provide information about my school achievements in both schools: uzbek and american.
Uzbek:
GPA - 4.0 (all the general and honors classes, our school system does not have anything like AP course etc.)
-President of Debate team
-President of Student government
-English club
-Representative of my school in UNESCO international forum
-Leader of a Youth movement
-2nd place in national competition among professional piano players.
(sports)
Soccer
Track
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American Record - 9.3.03 till now
GPA - 3.9 (Junior at Pacelli high school)
Spanish, Trig, Us history, speech, political science, economics, advanced writing, honors human anatomy, marketing, advanced accounting, religion - all A's, I got only one B+ from my Trig in the first month of my american life.
Involved in Intereact team, Student counsil, Year book, math club. Played varsity soccer.
Next year I am taking Ap English, honors phisics, advanced psychology, honors pre-calc, college level economics (generally all the honors and AP cources that my school can offer).
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I speak in 4 different languages fluently - English, Russian, Turkish and Uzbek(native).

Working experience--
1.I worked as a journalist in the largest soccer newspaper in my country. Started as a practitioner, ended up being appointed as a head of a department of International News.
2.Press-principal of my national soccer team during KOREA-JAPAN2002 world cup qualifications. MOreover, I was nominated to Wold's Ginnes records book as a youngest journalist in the world.
3.Worked for FM radio station as a DJ.

So, I have a good background with my extra''s.
Now about tests.
Unfortunately, I did not get very high result in my first time taking of ACT. I got 22, well, I am very upset about this. But, I reregistred for a next date right-away.
How do you think do I have any chances to get into college in the US?
I am thinking about applying to
YALE
MADISON-WISCONSIN
U PENN
MICHIGAN-Ann Arbor
(please help me with your advice)


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