Chances for UPENN ED?

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By Mastamac (Mastamac) on Saturday, September 27, 2003 - 05:54 pm: Edit

Do you guys think i have a fair shot if i aplly to upenn e.d, im in the top 2% of my class of 131 kids...and i go to an above averge public school in New York. BTW im Indian

Educational Background
Nanuet High School Nanuet, NY. Expected graduation date June 2004
GPA 100.206; School does not rank, 1st Decile
Test Scores
o Sat I 740 Verbal; 700 Math (reatking in nov...higher math score very likley)
o Sat II 770 Biology E/M; 740 Math IC (taking writing in oct)
o AP Biology 5, AP European History 5, AP U.S History 5

Extracurricular Activities

School Activities
o Research on Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer genotype-phenotype correlations at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NY). Currently in the process of publishing paper for entrance into Siemens Westinghouse and Intel competitions. (10-12)
o Academic League 9-12 (Co-Captain)
o Science Olympiads 9-12 (Event Coordinator)
o Leadership Exchange Network 10-12 (led sessions at Dominican College)
o Technology Club 9-10 (Thinkquest web design competition)
o National Honors Society
o French Honors Society

Activities at St. Andrews Mar Thoma Church
o General Church
 Volunteered at Vacation Bible School as teacher. (10-12th) 120+ hrs
 Volunteered as altar boy 9-12 90+ hrs
 Webmaster of church website ( 40+ hrs
o Youth Fellowship 9-12 (Joint Secretary)
 Helped youth fellowship meetings 2x a month (2001-present)
 Convened Northeast Regional Youth Conference (2003) 40+ hrs
 Convened Annual Youth Convention (2002) 50+ hrs
 Convened Basketball Tournament for charity mission in the Mosquito Islands (Mexico) and Home for the destitute (Kerala, India) (2002 & 2003) 60+ hrs
Other Noteworthy Activities:
o Drum Lessons 9-12th
 Drummer in Church Band
o Currently Volunteering at Nyack Hospital

By Rubenizm (Rubenizm) on Saturday, September 27, 2003 - 05:59 pm: Edit

you're in the top 2% of your class of 131 and yet your school doesn't rank...interesting.

By Mastamac (Mastamac) on Saturday, September 27, 2003 - 06:05 pm: Edit

i kinda figured out by asking my friends...that's the good thing about a small highschool...but colleges will never now our true rank...since our school gives grade ranges for each decile, i believe penn will know that i am in the upper part of the 1st decile

By Mastamac (Mastamac) on Saturday, September 27, 2003 - 06:25 pm: Edit

ohh ya im applying to the college and not wharton

By Mastamac (Mastamac) on Saturday, September 27, 2003 - 07:20 pm: Edit taking the toughest ciriculum offered in my high school...and that sat II is biology M not biology e/m

By Mastamac (Mastamac) on Saturday, September 27, 2003 - 09:24 pm: Edit


By Mastamac (Mastamac) on Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 08:20 am: Edit

bump...please answer!

By Mastamac (Mastamac) on Sunday, September 28, 2003 - 05:42 pm: Edit

bump bump bump...come on answer.....

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