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Note: I am an Asian-American. Thank you so much for your time.
I currently attend Troy High School, CA, an extremely rigorous and competitive STEM and a semi-magnet school that attracts people from seven or eight counties. Our Tech/IB/AP program is compatible to those of Whitney, Oxford, and Uni. High, which are some of the top schools in the nation.
- 3.4 unweighted GPA, 3.7 weighted GPA
- 2050 SAT score (660 CR, 680 Math, 710 Writing)
-9th grade: English 1, Latin 1, Geometry Honors, Biology, Swim team, World History, Leadership Tech (ASB/Student Govt.).
-10th grade: English 2, Latin 2, Algebra 2, Chemistry, Bowling, AP-European History, Leadership Tech.
-11th grade: Advance Composition/Novel, Latin 3-IB SL, Pre-Calculus, AP-Psychology, AP-Environmental Science, AP-U.S. History, Leadership Tech.
-12th grade: World Literature/British Literature, AP-Latin, Math Analysis Honors, AP Macroeconomics/AP Government, Human Anatomy/Physiology, Leadership Tech.
-California Scholarship Federation (4 years)
-Honor Roll (4 years)
-Homecoming King (added, just because? haha)
-Most Spirited at Troy High School (results pending)
-Freshman year President (9th grade)
-Sophomore year Vice-President (10th grade)
-ASB (school) Media Coordinator (11th grade)
-ASB (school) Vice President (12th grade)
-Korean Club (4 years, 11th grade - Vice-President)
-Invisible Children Club (4 years)
-Troy Pre-Law Club (3 years)
-Academic Decathlon (1 year)
-History Bowl (2 years)
-Club Swim (7 years, 1 year in school)
-Intern for Congressman Ed Royce
-Member of Young Republicans
-Volunteer at Children's Hospital of Orange County (4 years)
-Volunteer at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (4 years)
-Meals on Wheels (2 years) (Food Delivery system for the elderly)
-Participant in Stocks Exchange Game (currently going on)
Going in as undecided, but have a definite pull towards business, pre-law, and social sciences.
Thank you again so much for your time. Honest/Frank opinions appreciated!