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My dream is attending USC's School of Cinematic Arts, but for now I'm just dreaming to get into this school! Let me know what you think. I'm in my senior year, so what's there now is kinda all they're gonna get. Thanks!
3.65 UW GPA 4.2 W GPA
FULL IB diploma Candidate (12 IB classes + pre-ib classes)
Ranked top 15% of my class
31 on ACT, retaking in two weeks (Hope to get a 33/34)
Senior Class President
Honors all throughout 9th grade
Dedicated to community service, 200+ hours
Continually worked at Hopelink Food Service (community service) all through senior/junior year
Key Club, Honor society since 9th grade, french club, math club
Relay for Life Captain (community service effort club)
Partners with Youth Leader for two years (a part of the YMCA, work to raise money for youth)
Varsity soccer player, played since i was 5
Senior Captain, Frshman-Senior starter, attended a USC training camp for soccer this summer
Coach a youth girls soccer team
Starting my own clothing business, website is almost complete
Won two awards for a short film, plus best in show for photography
Took IB film and IB photography (to gear toward my major)
Joined the school newspaper (selective)
Took a three week film class over the summer
Took a one week photography class at the local college over the summer
And I plan to work SUPER hard on both essays + should have excellent college letters of rec from my physics and history teachers.
Also I will have a 4.0 in full IB for my mid term report.
Ahh but I know USC is so selective. Where do I stand? USC is my dream school, so your opinions will really benefit me. Any recommendations (retaking the SAT, more clubs, etc.)?