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Chances for Carleton?

nj2012nj2012 Posts: 10Registered User New Member
edited January 2012 in Carleton College
I go to a small, competitive public high school in NJ.

Classes

Freshman Year:
World History Honors
Geometry Honors
Spanish 1 Honors
English 1 Honors
Biology Lab Honors
Intro to Anatomy and Physiology
Computer Applications (Mac)

Sophomore Year:
US History 1 Honors
Algebra 2 Honors
Spanish 2 Honors
English 2 Honors
Chemistry Lab Honors
Anatomy and Physiology 1
Computer Applications (Windows)

Junior Year:
US History 2 Honors
Pre-Calculus Honors
Spanish 3 Honors
English 3 Honors
Physics Lab Honors
Anatomy and Physiology 2
Art Therapy
Intro to Forensics

Senior Year:
AP Calculus AB
English 4 Honors
Ethics and Public Policy
Cell and Molecular Biology Honors
Advanced Chemistry Honors
EMT Certification
Nutrition
Senior Mentorship (see below)

My overall GPA is a 91.68/100 unweighted.

Calculus is the only AP offered at my school.

SAT Scores
CR: 760
M: 660
W: 710

SAT II Scores
Math 2: 650
Bio M: 690

Extracurriculars
Global Affairs Forum: 9,10,11,12 (President senior year)
Gay Straight Alliance: 10,11 (Founding Member) (Club only lasted 2 years)
Church Handbell Choir: 9,10,11,12 (Practice 4 hr/wk, tour during summer)
Model UN: 11,12
Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters : 12
Hospital Volunteering: 9,10,11,12 (About 300 hours)
Job: Filing and Charts at a local pediatrician's office (10-15 hrs/wk)
Vacation Bible School Volunteer
Piano Study - I've been playing since 2nd grade
Physics and Engineering Camp for Girls: summer 2010


Mentorship
Every senior at my school gets the chance to shadow a doctor and learn what it's like to work in a particular specialty. I've been completing my mentorship at the laboratory of the local hospital (I hope to become a pathologist one day).

I hope to become a doctor, so I'll be taking pre-med classes, but I hope to major in either German or Political Science. I'm currently studying German on my own time.

Thanks for your opinions!
Post edited by nj2012 on

Replies to: Chances for Carleton?

  • PootiePootie Posts: 256Registered User Junior Member
    Sounds like you are a great student and an engaged volunteer. Keep up your grades and polish your essay--show them the assets you can offer the Carleton "community". Good luck to you.
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