Help me decide match/ reach schools





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Discus: What Are My Chances?: November 2003 Archive: Help me decide match/ reach schools
By Geoff848 (Geoff848) on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 - 06:54 pm: Edit

Sports:
Varsity Golf
Freshman football

Clubs:
President Environmental Club
President Math Club
NHS Secretary
Model UN

AWards:
Top 25 award, principals honor roll, blah etc
Eagle Scout

200 hours community service teaching kids to sail freshman year

AP Scores:
Comparative Government- 5
Physics B- 4
Calculus AB- 5
US History- 5
English Lit- 4
US Government and Politics- 3
IB Scores:
Math Methods: 6 Physics SL: 4
SAT Scores:
SAT 1: 770 Verbal, 750 Math
SAT II: 800 Math 2c, 770 Writing, 750 US History, 750 Physics

4.73
Ranked 11 in class out of 599

Current Schedule:
1. Math Methods IB
2. MUN
3. AP Spanish 4
4/5. Humanities
6. AP Physics C

Good recs, good essay

Applying to:
Reach:
Yale- Early Action
Stanford
Columbia
Duke
Cornell

Match:
Dartmouth (legacy)
Harvey Mudd
Johns Hopkins
UCLA
UC Berkeley
UCI- already admitted
Pomona
New York University

Can you please help me sort out where these schools fit as far as reaches and matches in terms of my grades and activities and the like?

By Chasgoose (Chasgoose) on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 - 07:15 pm: Edit

I would add Pomona to the reach list because it is harder to get into than Cornell and probably harder than Duke which are reaches for you.

By Laurabrink (Laurabrink) on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 - 11:49 pm: Edit

Use the Princeton Review's "counselor-o-matic."


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