Chances for Some More of my Friends

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Discus: What Are My Chances?: April 2004 Archive: Chances for Some More of my Friends
By Velvetoneo (Velvetoneo) on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 03:09 pm: Edit

White Male
1520 SATs
800 SAT II Writing, Math, and French.
Top 10% of Class, 4.0 GPA
Statistics and Probability, Calculus, English Literature, French Literature, Biology, Physics, European History, U.S History-All 4s and 5s.
ECs: Young Democrats Club VP 10-12, Model UN Champion 9-12, Debate, Newspaper Co-EIC, Internship at Entertainment Weekly and Harper's Bazaar, Soccer Captain 9-12, Track 9-12, Science League, Democratic Party Internship, Community Service and Tutoring, Various European and English Cultural Missions/Awards, Renaissance Scholarship.
What are his chances at St. Andrew's or The London School of Economics in the UK, Columbia, Princeton, UPenn, McGill, Duke, Vanderbilt, Brown, The Sorbonne in France, UChicago, Northwestern, WUSTL?

Asian Male
1600 SATs
750 Writing SAT II, 800 Math SAT II, 800 Biology SAT II.
Top 1% of Class, 4.0 GPA.
Statistics and Probability, Both Calculus APs, Both Physics APs, English Literature, French Literature, Chemistry, Biology, U.S History, European History, Both Computer Programming-All 4s and 5s.
ECs: Basketball, Science League, Model UN, Debate, and Math League (Champ in Math, Science, and Debate), Technology Club President, Piano, Young Democrats Club, Newspaper, Community College Classes, Various Science/Math/Computer Programming Awards.
What are his chances at Harvard, MIT, Berkeley, Stanford, Princeton, Carnegie-Mellon, UCLA, UNC-Chapel Hill?

White female
1460 SATs
800 Writing, Bio and Math SAT IIs
Top 5% of Class, 4.0
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World History, U.S History, Spanish Literature, English Literature, Calculus-4s and 5s.
ECs: Interstate and National Dance Champion, Science League Champion, Spanish Club and Spanish Honor Society, Math League, Model UN and Debate, Field Hockey. Father died, sister with down's syndrome. Community Service and Tutoring. Architecture and Bio Awards, Interest in Engineering and Medical Field led to internships...
What are her chances at Darmouth?

By Velvetoneo (Velvetoneo) on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 06:44 pm: Edit

We go, by the way, to the 5th best public high school in New Jersey...Glen Ridge. We're ranked just after Millburn, Mountain Lakes, Ridgewood, and Livingston. So, top 25% is hard. We're one of the publics in NJ colleges tend to recognize, along with, say, Montville, South Orange/Maplewood, Montclair, Wayne, Newark Arts, Weehawken, West New York, Upper Saddle River, Teaneck etc.

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