Chances at HYP, Penn (Wharton), Columbia

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Discus: What Are My Chances?: November 2003 Archive: Chances at HYP, Penn (Wharton), Columbia
By Joecit (Joecit) on Saturday, November 15, 2003 - 12:45 pm: Edit

Hey, anyone wanna take any shots at what u think my chances are for HYP, Penn (Wharton School), and Columbia?

GPA: 98.0 unweighted
Rank: 1/414
SATs: Math 800
Verbal 750
SAT IIs: Writing 770
Math IC 710
US History 660 (will retake all SAT IIs)
Debate (4 years, two year captain, 12th in NY State)
Baseball (4 years, wrote strong essay on my improvement)
Piano (9 years, sending CD, plan to do something in college)
Quiz Bowl (two years)
Parish Youth Group (4 years)
National Honor Society (President)
Freshman Mentor

National Merit Commended
Most Improved Player Baseball (9)
Won school science Fair (10, 11)
Won school math fair (10, 11)
HOBY Ambassador
NY Boys' Stater
Earned 12th place in NY State Debate tournament

Managed local ice cream store for 2 years. Wrote supplemental essay on the experience, hopefully good for business/economic pursuit in college.

Recs: I waived the right to see them, though from what i hear, both are glowing, one is absolutely amazing from my high school admission officer
First in family to attend college.
Poor as crap Italian white boy from Long Island.

What do you think?

By Unmatchedsocks (Unmatchedsocks) on Saturday, November 15, 2003 - 12:55 pm: Edit

Looks good. Even if you do not get into an ivy, there are lots of great schools you could get into instead.

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