Malaysian kid applying to Harvard, MIT





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Discus: What Are My Chances?: November 2003 Archive: Malaysian kid applying to Harvard, MIT
By Foreignboy (Foreignboy) on Friday, November 21, 2003 - 01:30 pm: Edit

hi guys,
can anyone comment on my chances of getting into harvard (EA) or MIT

SAT1 verbal : 720
SAT1 math : 800
SAT2 - Bio M : 800
Chemistry : 760
Math 2C : 800
TOEFL : 300 (out of 300)

i'm from malaysia (if you know where that is..) taking british A-Levels for Math, Physics, Chemistry, Bio

theres no GPA for this course but my forecast is an A for everything..
no class rank also, but they put me in the top 5% in a class of 700

EC:
-President of Pre-Medical Society
-President of Adventure Club
-Secretary of school Environmental society
-ABRSM grade 8 piano
-martial arts (medals at state, nationals)
-Track and field, volleyball
-Boy Scout (um.. yes..)
-NAUI (national association for underwater instruction) scuba diver
-Society for prevention of cruelty to animals (volunteer)

won a couple of academic awards here and there, some charity work..
my parents went to college in the US,
i'm an MIT legacy

thanks a bunch

By Smac86 (Smac86) on Friday, November 21, 2003 - 01:32 pm: Edit

Sounds good for MIT. Sounds really good.

By Foreignboy (Foreignboy) on Friday, November 21, 2003 - 02:18 pm: Edit

bump

By Muslimah_Angel (Muslimah_Angel) on Friday, November 21, 2003 - 02:29 pm: Edit

lookin' good..make sure your essays are good

By Foreignboy (Foreignboy) on Saturday, November 22, 2003 - 03:18 am: Edit

hey, muslimah, where are you from?

By Skylar04 (Skylar04) on Saturday, November 22, 2003 - 10:10 pm: Edit

hey!!! i was born in malaysia. but i live in u.s. great test scores, btw.

By Foreignboy (Foreignboy) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 09:45 am: Edit

good enough for harvard? hmm.. i dunno..
it's like 1 person from malaysia gets in every 200 years

By Yu_Xia (Yu_Xia) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 11:41 am: Edit

how come you have not taken SAT 2 Writing? most colleges want that...but otherwise...good test scores and ECs...you should get in...but then again...these are the ivies;)

By Upandover (Upandover) on Monday, November 24, 2003 - 11:21 pm: Edit

Hi I am from Malaysia TOO!! It's good to c a Malaysian here. Haha. Where are you studying now? I am at Taylors. PE 6
How's AS?

'5% in a class of 700 '
Hey me too!

Hmm.. you might be someone I know!!^^

By Foreignboy (Foreignboy) on Monday, November 24, 2003 - 11:53 pm: Edit

crap, i'm from taylors PM9..
AS was cool, i'm not really worrying about it right now..
are you that girl who is always doing the yale stuff?

By Upandover (Upandover) on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 - 10:22 pm: Edit

yale ...? my email addie in my profile is some junk email account i created with my friends to cope with spam and such.. so that's not my email add.

By Foreignboy (Foreignboy) on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 - 12:42 am: Edit

uh, what?
nvm....
so where are you applying to?

By Upandover (Upandover) on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 - 02:05 am: Edit

princeton ED, mit, harvard, (yes) yale, williams, smith and some others. maybe colgate. you are only applying to this two univs?

Hand in your UCAS app forms yet? Applying to Cambridge? Did you go for the interviews and the written test?

By Foreignboy (Foreignboy) on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 - 04:05 am: Edit

not applying to oxbridge..
princeton ED? hmm..
want to post stats?

By Upandover (Upandover) on Thursday, November 27, 2003 - 07:28 am: Edit

It's around somewhere.. look under user Heartfang2


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