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Discus: What Are My Chances?: December 2002 Archive: Early at MIT
By asianmale on Monday, December 16, 2002 - 11:06 pm: Edit

I got accepted EA to MIT with below average numbers and I am asian male, so there's much hope for everyone.

By j on Monday, December 16, 2002 - 11:10 pm: Edit

Define "below average numbers."

By aisanmale on Monday, December 16, 2002 - 11:41 pm: Edit

770 M, 690 V
800 IIC, 740 writing, 680 Chem
3.7 GPA out of 4.0
our school doesn't rank..but if they did i would be bottom 50%

By Q on Monday, December 16, 2002 - 11:45 pm: Edit

Well, then you have super leadership, and EC, research, awards right? Are you a published author, olympic calibir athelete, invention patent holder?

By heyman on Monday, December 16, 2002 - 11:48 pm: Edit

Do you have amazing EC's, prestigious awards or something like that?

By craps on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 12:48 am: Edit

asianmale, if i were you i'd visit vegas this christmas... luck seems to be on your side, and you obviously did very well in this whole college admissions gamble!

By dave on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 10:12 am: Edit

Here's some pseudocode for the program I found out MIT uses to determine EA admissions. If there is sufficient interest I will actually code it in C++ and make both the source and binaries available.

generate random number between 1 and 5
if random number=5
send out admitted letter
else send out deferral letter

Code it and try it if you're still waiting for a letter. If any variables change run it again. You may be surprised.

By 1500 on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 04:39 pm: Edit

wait, asianmale, what are your stats. Do you have amazing ec's work experience or awards? I hope I can get in. Please respond, thanks.

By hahaha on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 06:00 pm: Edit

I GOT IN!!!

I don't have amazing awards, I didn't save poor children in Africa. I have a solid record, good grades, excellent recs, and my interview was superb.

SAT- 780 verbal, 790 math
sat 2s- 780 math 2c, 760 chem, 790 writing
QPA-4.35 out of 4.0, rank 10/685

ec: work 20 hours/ week, volunteer TONS, few clubs and activies, no sports. pres. of science, yearbook, peer tutoring

summer: -work, governors school, taught robotics to middle schoolers at a camp,

asian. go me.

By asianmale on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 08:42 pm: Edit

i had some awards
intel isef
usamo
etx. etx.

By MIT #1 on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 09:17 pm: Edit

I got in, 1440.
800 760 710

2/500, 4.0 unweighted

lotsa com serv (i.e. single handedly run some blood drives)

Toughest schedule including University clases.

Varsity tennis

much more, not enough time to write it all

By MIT $1 on Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 09:18 pm: Edit

seeing how people are anal about grammar, id like to change it to (single handedly RAN some blood drives)


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