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By Bern700 (Bern700) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 02:07 am: Edit

Hey guys, I'm applying ED to Wharton and I just wanted to see what you guys though I'm a little worried, thanks. Good luck to everyone on their admission to their dream school.

-Hispanic male from Arizona
-Attend top hs in AZ (private Jesuit College Prep)
-GPA: 4.26
-RANK: top 5%
- hardest curriculum possible
-PSAT: 209 Selection index
-SAT: 1300
-SAT II: Math600, French800, Spanish800, USHistory710, Writing730
***This is the part im worried about, Im a horrible test taker. My math score is worrying me most especially with my desire to go to wharton
AP TESTS: Euro5, Bio4, French5, EnglishComp5, USHistory5, CalcAB5, MicroEcon5, MacroEcon5, compGovt5, UsGovt5, FrenchLIT5, EnglishLIT5


- Varsity Soccer 3 years (letterman, captain)
-Club Soccer(captain): team was ranked 20th nationally, won a few European tournaments as well
-Fluent in Spanish (native language), English, and French
-Attended Institut Le Rosey boarding summer programs
- played on institut le Rosey's traveling European soccer team
-Certificate of language proficiency and excellence presented by Institut Le Rosey ( and the former International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch (for being trilingual)
-National Honor Society (10th-12th) – EXECUTIVE BOARD PRESIDENT
-organized AZ NHS leadership conference
-French National Honor Society (10th-12th),VICE-PRESIDENT (11th), PRESIDENT (12th)
-Tons of Community service (key club, etc)
-Attended the National Hispanic Institute’s Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (program for the top 1000 Hispanic students in the nation
-Presented with an Honorary Citizenship of the State of Texas by Governor Rick Perry (Summer 2002)for outstanding leadership during LDZ (see above)
- AP Scholar with Distinction
- National Commended Scholar
- National Hispanic Scholar
- National French Laureate (3rdon the National French Examination)
-Held 2 jobs for past 2 years
- one job is at Mexican General Consulate – Work as an Assistant/Secretary to the Consul also Staff member of the Community Outreach Office
-Helped organize and coordinate Mexican President Vicente Fox’s diplomatic visit to Phoenix, AZ through consulate

I have a unique background my mother is Mexican and my dad is Swiss. I lived in Mexico until i was ten. Hopefully my minority status and the fact that I come from an outreach state will help. Thanks for all your comments and good luck to everyone!

By Wharton1986 (Wharton1986) on Sunday, November 23, 2003 - 10:29 am: Edit

for some reason i can not post on a seperate discussion.

Please could someone evaluate my stats for wharton ed as well.

Sat1-1450(690 v 760 m)

740 writing
750 Math 2c
700 Physics

Top 5% of class.
Rank 7 out of 200
no gpa system
No aps available in my country.

Student body leader(nominated by staff and principal and then elected)
Director of Eco Fin council at model un
Founder and president of earthquake relief fund
Captain of school table tennis team and participated at district level competetions.

Academic Excellence for high marks in Std X National Exam
High Distinction in english and distinction in maths at ETC international exam.
High commendation for best speaker at all city model un meet.

Good Internships.
Strong essays which i am proud of.
good recs.

how would you rate my chances for wharton.
i applied ed there and i am a little worried abiut my chances considering that lots of people from my school with better stats are applying .
please could u help me out

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