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34 english 34 math 34 reading 35 science
GPA-UW/W: 93.5 we don't weight
AP/IB classes: AP Language and Composition (5) AP Comparative Gov & Politics (3, but scored highest in school and was the only junior to take the senior class) taking AP Lit and AP Biology next year. We were not allowed to take AP until Junior year.
Teacher Recs: great
Counselor Rec: even better
-National Art Honors Society
-Multiple individual awards for outstanding achievement in visual arts
-100+ hours of service
-3 published poems
-4 years french club
-freshman & sophomore year Varsity Cheerleading
-Won an award for outstanding journalist (Newspaper's version of an MVP award)
-attending a class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and earning college credit for it
-Was nominated to take a leadership course and got the opportunity to lead/teach a gym class at my high school.
-2 jobs. Barista from August 2011 to present and Hostess since June 2012
- not sure if i should include this on my application but every year i join 2 clubs I never have participated in before and try them out for the year. Freshman year I did soccer and French club, sophomore year I did anime and girls lacrosse, junior year i did choir and musical. My goal was never to reach perfection in the particular activity but to get involved and meet new people.
State or Country: IL
School Type: ~1000 kids, Catholic College Prep
Other Factors, hook?:
-I have suffered from mental health issues (depression, anxiety, ADHD) and overcome many struggles throughout high school. I have a very interesting story about my personal growth and maturity. Freshman and soph year i got low 90's but junior year I finally got myself together and found a way to handle my troubles, resulting in high 90's. I made a drastic improvement through school which is visible in my records.