Getting into my Dream College
Is there even a chance for me to get into Colombia university with a major in Computer Science as an 11th grade? Is there any way too boost my chances or make myself stand out besides SAT and GPA? Any advice?
Columbia's admissions process is holistic, meaning they will consider all aspects of your application. They want to see that you are more then test scores and grades; they want to see
I am not sure what you mean by "as an 11th grade." Are you asking if you can apply early? Columbia does have an Early Decision option: https://undergrad.admissions.columbia.edu/apply/firstyear/early-decision
You may find it helpful to review the 2021-2022 Columbia-specific application questions. These may not be the questions you need to answer when it's time for you to apply, but they will help you gauge if you are doing the reading and thinking expected from Columbia. https://undergrad.admissions.columbia.edu/apply/process/columbia-questions
There's also a lot of helpful information on Columbia's FAQ page: https://undergrad.admissions.columbia.edu/faq
When you read the Columbia-specific questions, if you realize you do not have thoughtful answers for them, hold off on Early Decision and use the extra time to make sure you have developed the reading, writing, and thinking habits needed for college. Keeping a metacognitive journal would be a great activity for you to start as soon as possible. This site is written for teachers, but you can learn about metacognitive journaling here and there are also questions you can use to begin this practice:
Best of luck to you!