OKay guys, so I applied to University of Chicago EA Program and I am thinking about applhying to Caltech, although I am a realist and I seriously dont know my chances... i'm sure its is almost impossible for me, but it will all depend on how I will portray myself.
GPA: 4 (UW), 4.5 (W)
SAT II's: Math IIc: 710, Physics: 760, Bio: purrfect 800
SAT I: 2080, Math: 800, C.R.: 580
(... W: 700
AP's: Will graduate with about 10..
AP US HIstory: 5... AP BIology: 5
This is basically my academic resume.. really typical, yes, but I do this all while;
-Captain, 1st singles (Top Varsity) of my Tennis team (lettered multiple times)... Strong regional rankings
-Varsity Track (had to quit bec/ of my commitment to tennis..)
-Co-captain of Academic Quiz bowl team
-Rep. for School's Student advisory Board...
-Vice President of National Honor Society..
-and other minor chit.. Asian Club
Juggernauts (academic quiz bowl)
Student Advisory Board
Waklsman Students Scholar program
Math tutoring (I tutor science and other subjects out of my own time aswell)
Tennis (varsity; first singles)
Track & Field
National Honor Society (and SHS, it isnt organized yet for spring)
Science Research (completed 2 physics project in my own time since I do not have the class)
My passion is tutoring, I tutor heavily
NHS tutoring.. ELementar general studies.. Spanish Tutoring.. Senior mentor program.. HSPA senior tutor.. Distinguish Math Tutor.. Science tutoring, I tutor a lot, and i will try to portray that
I also work heavily:
Tennis instructor, free private tennis lessons..
Supervisor of Local Clubhouse (I kinda own in.. party xD)
Physics Teacher: Named me the most highly self-motivated student and most intelligent student he has ever taught in his 35 years of high school and community college teaching experience
US History: Blah.
Supplemental recommendation: Chair of Applied Physics at Rutgers University and Head of RCEM at Rutgers, a very strong recommendation from him.
Regional placement (2nd) for two consecutive years .. Science fair, Category Physics...
Distinction of National US Physics talent...
other crap to do with science (gifted and talented program ...)
Faculty level work study/research at Rutgers University, ground breaking research, great experience, (500+ hours).
My supplement will include abstracts for 2 original research project..
-One has intense practical appoication and will change our insulations we use at home ;-)
-Other, through rutgers (my own tho), is a way to shape memory and extensive memory storage in nano-checkerboards.. yessir...
Should I even bother?