ACT (breakdown): 35 Math, 34 Reading, 28 English, 31 Science (32 composite) (Retaking and looking for a 34/35)
SAT I: 1470 (770 Math and 700 Verbal)
SAT II: Math 2: 800
-3.77 unweighted (5 AP's and 11 honors classes before senior year, will be taking 5 AP's senior year and 1 honors class)
-4.27 weighted before senior year
AP scores: Macroeconomics: 5, Calc AB: 5, APUSH: 4, US Gov: 4, Physics 3
Senior Year Courses: AP Calc BC, AP English Literature, AP Psychology, AP Microeconomics, AP Environmental
Major Awards: High Honors every semester, Scholarship for school, AP Scholar with Distinction, NMSQT Commended Scholar (predicting myself)
Baseball: Played every year of high school
Volunteerism: Selected as a member of two service trips, one to Camden and one to a Central American country and also have another 50+ hours
NHS-Junior and Senior Year
Lifeguard: Spent two summers before Junior and Senior Year as a lifeguard. Spent summer before senior year as a head lifeguard and managed three other lifeguards under my control (It is a really small pool. Like a private neighborhood pool).
Campus Ministry Leader at High school: Helped set up, fund raise, advertise, and lead talks about homelessness around my community, talk about world hunger, and educational issues around the world.
Campus Ministry Retreat Leader: (Senior Year) Will help to lead transformative retreats
Scholar Program: Needed to be in top 10% freshmen year to be selected to join the top echelon to further studies in humanities, arts, architecture, history, math, and science. Two and a half year program
Tile Chapter-I am looking to start a TILE chapter senior year which is a program that stands for Talks in Innovation, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship.
Teacher Recommendations: Getting them from AP Calc Teacher, and Latin Teacher. AP Calc teacher likes me and I really enjoyed the class and I would always ask questions and talked to her outside of school a bunch. Latin Teacher I have had for going on four years and he knows me really well. I've talked to him about my career goals and everything and he is chill and funny and he went to Cornell too. Will probably have great recommendations.
Counselor Rec: Knows me pretty well, will be pretty good. 9/10
Essay: Planning on working my ass off on the essay and tying in my strength in volunteering and talking about what I can do for people around the world through business. Also talking about calculus and how some of the topics I learned in that class are really exciting for me and taught me how to think about business and everything in a really different way.
State (if domestic applicant): Maryland
Intended majors: Finance
School Type: Medium private, well respected
Financial Aid-Will apply but probably won't get much.
Strengths: Volunteering?? , rigor of schedule??? (lots of APs and Honors Classes), essays might be different (and good enough hopefully) and I am going to tie in the impact of my volunteering and what i plan to do in future
Where else are you applying (feel free to chance me for these if you so choose, but you don't need to): UMD-CP, Virginia, Dartmouth, Indiana, Babson, Boston College
Please chance me for both ED and RD and tell me if there is a considerable difference in my chances! Any help, advice, and ideas are sincerely appreciated!