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By Andrew22 (Andrew22) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 04:12 pm: Edit

Whats my chances?
Hypothetically speaking
White male
SAT=1450
SAT 2 Writing=610
Latin Vergil=700
World History=640
10 Ap's by graduation
AP scores so far 2,4,4,3
Capatain of Varsity Cross country team for 2 years
Creator and President of Latin club
Magna Cum Laude
Key club 11,12
Only person in whole school to make it to regionals for cross country
awards for track, basketball and Cross country
Varsity Basketball
Varsity track (Captain)
4.1 weighted
3.75 unweighted
Volunteered 10 hours a week at local fire department
National Honors society
Rank=15/400
First generation college student.
No one in my family has ever went to college before, most have not even finished high school.

OK, now what do i need to improve to better my chances for the ivies? What kind of hooks could i use? Dont just say higher class rank or grades/SAT. what do i really need to do?

By Encomium (Encomium) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 04:20 pm: Edit

Well, you're profile would look a lot stronger if this
SAT=1450
SAT 2 Writing=610
Latin Vergil=700
World History=640
10 Ap's by graduation
AP scores so far 2,4,4,3
4.1 weighted
3.75 unweighted
Rank=15/400

became
SAT=1520
SAT 2 Writing=720
Latin Vergil=780
World History=750
10 Ap's by graduation
AP scores so far 4,5,5,
4.3 weighted
3.95 unweighted
Rank=6/400

By Andrew22 (Andrew22) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 04:28 pm: Edit

what colleges could i get into? Any ivies?

By Haithman (Haithman) on Wednesday, January 28, 2004 - 05:40 pm: Edit

With the stats Encomium posted I say you have a shot at most ivies.

By Andrew22 (Andrew22) on Thursday, January 29, 2004 - 04:44 pm: Edit

bump



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