I couldn't really think of one at the moment, but that's not important.
I could use a little advice.
Now, I know that UC is a very good school... and very difficult to get into.
I have had my heart set on this school though.
I'm currently a junior, at a small high school in Nebraska. Our school offers no AP classes. Just your typical, run of the mill, classes. I have a 4.0 GPA (On a 4.0 scale), and have taken the hardest classes possible (and no, I'm not just saying that.. :) Anyway, I recently took the ACT for the first time, and got a 25. Not stellar, but not incredibly terrible.. however no where near what the average ACT score is at UC. I also took the writing portion, and got a 10 out of a possible 12. Writing, well, English is what I really want to go into. I really enjoy writing. I also have a bunch of extra curriculars, which I think should help. I've played varsity basketball, volleyball, and track, as well as our school's play production for two years. I was on the dance team one year, and have been in our FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) for three years. I'm on the student council, and have been all throughout high school. I'm also our junior class vice president. Certainly, these must help.
So, I'd just like to hear what anyone might think my chance of acceptance might be. And feel free to be frank, I'd hate to have my head stuck up in the clouds for too long of a time. Thanks!