How can I get into UIUC? What can I do to increase my chances?
Whenever I do apply, Im applying to become a Physics major.
I am only at the beginning of my Sophmore Year. My UW GPA is 3.87, W GPA is 4.1. I am taking the most rigorous courses my school has to offer.
(EC's for freshman and beginning of Sophmore Year):
Chorus Ensemble (Mezzo Soprano section leader)
Talent Show (performer and coach)
Key Club (many volunteer hours)
Science Club (leadership role)
thINc (Science Competition) (team leader)
Math and Science tutor (school)
I also am a math and science tutor for unfortunate kids at my Church every week
Won Major Science award for Powerpoint on the properties of Oil
Cross Country Runner
Track and Field Runner (Varsity, regional team)
Church Youth Group
Praise team (Praise Band)
I also have many service hours with my church as well as my school.
I also plan on joining The National Honors Society as well as the National Science Honors Society. And I also hope to accomplish bigger things with the ECs listed above. How do you think I can improve my chances for admission at UUIC. Am I off to a good start?