Will I get in?

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Discus: What Are My Chances?: August 2004 Archive: Will I get in?
By Nexusgeo (Nexusgeo) on Sunday, August 15, 2004 - 02:16 pm: Edit

Korean male, moved to the US 4 years ago.
(English is obviously my second language.)
Huge disadvantage of losing grade points
from moving to Texas from New York.

GPA UW: 3.825 W: Not sure
Class rank: Not sure, around top 15-17% of 656
kids in my class.
Taking the most rigorous classes..
Junior year:
AP United States History: 5
AP Biology: 4
AP English Language: 2 (I know.. lol)

Senior year:
Currently taking
AP Calc BC, AP US Govt, AP English Lit,
AP Psychology

SAT: 1460 (710v/750m)
Math IC: 730
Math IIC: 750
Biology: 650 (retaking in October)
US History. Writing: taking in october


Weekly visit to Nursing home, over 100 hrs.
Band 4 years, drill member of one of America's top high school marching bands.
JV Soccer, 9th and 10th grades
Y.E.S Program (Youth Expanding Service)
Weekly volunteering at library, over 150 hrs.
National Honor Society
Mu Alpha Theta (math club)
Academic Decathlon
Several math awards
Decent Recommendations
Decent Essays (I hope)

Would like to become a premed student.

What are my chances at:
University of Texas at Austin
Baylor University
Cornell University ED (Reach)
Columbia University ED (Reach)
Or other decent premed colleges that match my

I'd very much appreciate any suggestions.

By Nexusgeo (Nexusgeo) on Sunday, August 15, 2004 - 02:39 pm: Edit


By Ratix (Ratix) on Sunday, August 15, 2004 - 02:43 pm: Edit

I think you can easily get into Texas and Baylor. Emory too. BTW, how did you study for your verbal SAT? I'm korean male too and I got a 590 on the verbal part of the SAT (720 math).

By Nexusgeo (Nexusgeo) on Sunday, August 15, 2004 - 07:04 pm: Edit


By 80drofnats (80drofnats) on Sunday, August 15, 2004 - 08:05 pm: Edit

Cornell ED probably in, Columbia ED probably not

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