Hi everyone. This is a bit different from other "Chance Me" threads, as I am still only a sophomore. However, I would like to reflect on my progress after reaching the halfway point in high school. I am hoping to get into the finance programs of top business schools, particularly Stern, Wharton, McIntire, Ross, Kenan-Flagler, and Tuck.
Fifteen year-old Asian male living in Iowa
GPA: 3.93 UW
Freshman year courses
AP Human Geography
AP Calculus BC
English 9 H
Spanish II H
Sophomore year courses
AP Chemistry (was a mistake, lowered my GPA, 10/10 do not recommend)
AP Physics C
AP U.S. History
English 10 H
Spanish III H
Linear Algebra H (at the University)
Calculus III H (at the University)
Planned Junior year courses
AP Econ (both macro and micro)
AP Spanish IV
British Literature H
AP U.S. Government
Statistics I & II (at the University)
Planned Senior year courses
Differential Equations (at the University)
Discrete Data Structures (at the University)
Physics (at the University, 2 semesters)
Finance (at the University, probably 2 semesters)
and probably 2 semesters of another business/finance/math class.
I got 1460 on my PSAT. I took both the SAT and ACT in 7th grade and got a 1940 and a 31, respectively.
I got a 750 and 800 on my Math I and II subject tests, respectively.
Around 140 hours of volunteering at my local VA hospital.
2 years of varsity swimming so far.
2-time qualifier for the state math championships.
I regularly attend 2 different math clubs, 2 different STEM clubs, and I did debate for a year.
I was the team leader of our school's underclassmen STEM club at nationals. We finished 7th out of around 1000 schools.