My chances for Ivy League?
The schools I'm aiming for are (not all Ivy League): 1) University of Pennsylvania 2) University of Columbia 3) UC: Berkley 4) New York University Of course I'll also be sending to HYP (harvard yale princeton) but HYP is of course... HYP lol. I am Asian, born in Korea, came to Canada when I was 4 years old. IB student SAT: 2250 CR: 750 Writing: 780 Math: 720 Unweighted GPA: 3.86 2 AP Classes: Economics: 4 US History: 5 SAT II's: Math II: 720 US History: 790 Chemistry: 740 Korean: 720 French: 740 Going for IB Diploma Extracurriculars: - Nationally ranked debater (27th), late rounds in several of the most competitive tournaments in North America - Basketball 4 years (1 Final, 2 Semi Final Regional finishes) + (MVP 1 year) - Concert Band 3 years (2nd place at junior nationals) Volunteer: - Overseas volunteering in Kenya (Me to We foundation) - Assistant at lawyer's office 2 years (lawyer is UPenn alum lol) - Debate coach at elementary school 2 years - Church Orchestra 4 years - Hoops 4 Heart (charity basketball tournament) organizer 2 years - Basketball Rep. Club referee Total over 600 hours Jobs: - Kumon assistant teacher 3 years Misc.: - Penn Pre-College Program (studied economics and world history) - President of debate club - Most Outstanding Achievement Award 3 years (most prestigious award available at school) - Numerous Subject Distinction Awards (highest grade in the course)
Asked By: Kyle - 9/11/2010
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Wow, you have great attributes. The only thing which is a bit weak is your GPA, though even that is great. You're a lock for NYU, UC-Berkeley, and probably U Penn. The others (Columbia, and HYP) you have a good chance to get into but you aren't a lock, no one is these days for the premier Ivy Leagues. Either way I... More
Answered By: MS - 9/11/2010
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Well. I certainly feel minuscule next to you... More
Answered By: Claire Keraudren - 9/11/2010
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