Chances at Dartmouth/Brown?
I'm a female, Caucasian senior, and I have a 4.43, 4.0 unweighted, 2200/1450 SAT, 710 AP US, 700 Literature, 5 on AP World, AP US, AP Psychology, and a 2 on AP Chem (baaaad day). Ranked 1/406 in my school (in the top 500 schools in the nation). Taken 8 APs and 2 Honors classes (and many Advanced) throughout high school career, as well as a college course in Sociology in the summer (A+). Founder and President of Amnesty International, President of National Honor Society, President of Science Olympiad, Secretary of Key Club, Vice President of Spanish Club, High School Paper's Copy Editor and Staff Writer, Publications Manager of California Scholarship Federation, Assistant Director, Actress and Volunteer for my school's theater, Drama Club member, Academic Decathlon. Freshman Orientation Counselor, Volleyball Camp Counselor, BIG into volleyball fresh and soph year, Tennis Camp Assistant, Office Volunteer for local elementary school, Volunteer at Local Library, my school's Science Institute. Junior Auxiliary Member in the Pediatric Ward at a local hospital, Volunteer at Ride to Walk (therapeutic horseback riding clinic), and Volunteer at a local home for patients with Alzheimer's. Youth leader for the passing of a local measure to keep park funding. 500 Hours Community Service, likely to be 600/700ish by the end of senior year. (Keep in mind I can only put 7 of those extracurrics on the app—if you have any suggestions for which ones to choose, BIG HELP) Veterans of Foreign Wars, Essay 1st place winner, National Merit Scholar, Distinguished Community Service, American Legion Environmental Camp by essay application, President’s Academic Award, RHS Theater Assistant Director of the Year, Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen, AP Scholar. Worked in pharmacy over the summer.
Asked By: Alicia F - 10/12/2009
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Well, you already know you've done a great job. I don't know what more they could ask for, except maybe a higher SAT score (for example: more than 25% of Harvard's students scored an 800 on their English and 790 on math). It also matters if you took the hardest classes that you could have (at number 1, you probably... More
Answered By: caroline a - 10/12/2009
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Wow. Sounds like you have MORE than a good chance. Ivy League schools are made for people like you--well-rounded overachievers (not in a bad way at all!) who put real effort into everything they do. Put the extracurriculars most important to you on the application. It's completely up to you. Best of luck!:)
Answered By: coldplayislife1712 - 10/12/2009
Average chances. Apply for sure.
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