Chances at Tufts / others

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By hey on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 04:34 pm: Edit

What are my chances at Tufts, UT Austin, Northwestern, or Cornell?

10/240 at very prestigious magnet high school, one of the best in state
SAT I - 1500
SAT II Writing - 770
SAT II Latin - 720
6 AP - all 4s and one 5

Average EC...

junior classical league officer..with numerous awards
forensic sci club
interaction club
mu alpha theta
science and engineering club
library volunteer..several 100 hrs
worked at hospital in summer
worked making computer scripting designs
latin tutor
technical consultant..Religious Center
volunteer at nursing home.. sev hrs
Aided in revenue for heart race
school doesn't have real sports... I did basketball/football intramurals...won awards
some other lesser crap...

Thanks ppl

By Hopeful (Hopeful) on Wednesday, December 25, 2002 - 05:10 pm: Edit

ur def in at Tufts, UT Austin. Ur most likely in at Northwetern and probably in at Cornell

By Nope on Thursday, December 26, 2002 - 01:16 am: Edit

Becuase you attend a "very prestigious magnet high school," you are expected to do more, which you have not. Therefore, your chances are a lot lower; around 25%....Sorry. You could enroll at a community college?

By a on Thursday, December 26, 2002 - 02:37 pm: Edit

It depends... ur school may not offer lots of APs just cause it has a good rep. It sounds to me like you're in at Tufts. UT definite. Others are maybes.

By . on Thursday, December 26, 2002 - 05:26 pm: Edit

I got into Tufts this yr with a 1440 (740m 700v) and about a 710 avg SAT II, but I did so under early decision. I also had a very focused ec's on music, like, everything I did was music (including the essay). But I'm from CA.

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