Any shot at Georgetown SFS?

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By Benlaz (Benlaz) on Wednesday, January 07, 2004 - 09:42 pm: Edit

I'm a wondering what my chances at georgetown SFS are. here are my stats...

SAT: 1400 SATII: 800/720/710
AP Chem: 5, AP world: 5
GPA: 4.39 weighted, 3.89 unweighted
Class Rank: 40/350 -- most competitive public school in state
12th grade courses: English Lang and comp, German Lang, AB Calc, Euro, Environmental (ALL AP's)
11th Grade: hon. eng, german 4, hon precalc, ap world, ap chem, band

EC: president of german club, vp and cofounder of religious diversity club, student gov, band, x country, political activism, duke young writers camp

Essays: excellent... I wrote my personal statement about being a Muslim of Jewish descent and how that has led me to political action, founding a religious diversity club, and an interest in world affairs.

recs: excellent (i hope)

interview: excellent

By Trojan1444 (Trojan1444) on Saturday, January 10, 2004 - 12:14 am: Edit

You have a shot. If anything it holding you back it is definitely your class rank. It seems that a lot of qualified people don't get in because they're not in the top 10%.

Hopefully your midyear report will raise your class rank substantially.

By Benlaz (Benlaz) on Sunday, January 11, 2004 - 02:05 am: Edit

damn. the 40/350 is taking into account this semester's grades... but then again because of a weird quirk in our system the top ten students are always transfers so they might compensate, but who knows.

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