I applied SCEA, but chance threads tend to help my nerves
Thank you all!
Male from NY
First Generation College Student
White (not Asian-you'll see why later)
Public High school, competitive and does well with admissions (one year each ivy accepted 1-2 different people. another year, apparently 5 people got into Brown, but that's hearsay).
UW GPA (School doesn't do UW, but it's around a 3.8-9ish)
W GPA. almost 4.7 out of a possible 5.2 I believe.
Rank 23/500ish (will this hurt?)
Senior Year Classes:
AP Calc BC
AP Physics C
AP English Lit
World History 5
English Lang 5
Sat Subject Tests
World History: 740
Japanese with Listening: 790
Math Level 2: 760
-National Honor Society
-National German Honor Society
-Outstanding achievement in German award
-99th percentile on american association of teachers of german test
-passed level 3 of the japanese language proficiency test
-Area all state orchestra (hard to get into) participant 11-12 grade
-German Club 9-12. Have been Sec, Vice and Prez. We have an ongoing exchange program with a school in Hamburg. But when we're not doing that, we spread german culture through oktoberfests, cabarets, etc.
-Varsity Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field 9-12 (not good enough to be recruited but still an active member of the team)
-I also act as a teaching assistant for my after school Japanese teacher with 2 of her other classes
-Over 300 hours of community service at a nature center 9-12
-Am in school's honors string ensemble for best 20 string players in the school (I play viola). We play at bookstores, rehab centers, private clubs, etc throughout the area.
-model UN club 11-12. We only got a model UN 11th grade, that's why I didn't join sooner. I'm going to be a future delegate come our first conference.
-Lifeguard at a lake this past summer
-Went to Japan as part of the Experiment in International Living (EIL) for a month. Included a 10 day homestay.
recs from German and math teachers should be really good
guidance counselor rec should be good
Everyone I showed my essay(s) too really liked them.
Thanks for reading through all of this!