What are my chances for Brown

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By Lt4xbball (Lt4xbball) on Saturday, November 15, 2003 - 11:19 pm: Edit

Here are my stats...I fluctuated a lot and I'm afraid of that

SAT - 720m 630v (april) 1350
SAT - 780m 630v (october) 1410
SAT - 710m 650v (november) 1360
Composite: 1430

SAT 2 Chem - 720
SAT 2 2C - 750 then 690
SAT 2 Writing - 620 then 660

AP Calculus AB - 5

Unweighted GPA 3.957...but my school has A+'s that count for 4.333...

I am applying to Yale (for humor), brown, cornell, u va, carnegie...got into my two safeties

Have been a very active EMT for over a year

Very active in model UN and on the Secretariat for my school's own conference

Did a year long research on the effects of nitrite on white blood cells, and I was recognized by the Society for In Vitro Biolgists

And, a bunch of small activites like debate league judge for 4 years.

What are my chances?

By Callofthewind (Callofthewind) on Saturday, November 15, 2003 - 11:23 pm: Edit

Wow I have the same SAT score as you (your second sitting). You have good ecs, a good gpa, however I think your verbal and writing scores will definitley hurt your chances.

By Lt4xbball (Lt4xbball) on Saturday, November 15, 2003 - 11:37 pm: Edit

yea well...im not a native english speaker, but i definitely realize that it hurts my chances. I tried sooo hard to get higher in both, but it just wont happen =( ...i swear SATs r really BS though...oh and i plan on being a econ major so maybe that will lessen the severity of my writing/verbal scores?

By Lt4xbball (Lt4xbball) on Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 11:43 am: Edit

more replies please!

By Philosopher (Philosopher) on Saturday, December 27, 2003 - 12:31 am: Edit

hey i had a 1410 on my 3rd try, 3.9 on the A+ = 4.33 thing too (top GPA in my class is around 4.3/4.4 due to APs)...SAT II: lit 730 writing 720 mathIC 660, ive taken every AP that could fit into my schedule besides AP Calc...

and got rejected ED.

sooooooo crushed! Brown was my dream school. Guess its not meant to be?

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