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Chance Me for Ivies/Stanford, Brown PLME, Northwestern HPME
Hello, I am a high school sophomore (incoming junior) who lives in California
Ethnicity: Eastern Asian-American
Unweighted GPA: 4.000
Weighted GPA: 4.667 (Sports and other non-academic classes not included)
SAT II: Math 2 (800), Chemistry (800)
AP Scores: Calculus BC (5), Chemistry (5), Computer Science A (5), Music Theory (5)
PSAT(10th grade): 1490/1520 (I know PSAT doesn't count for sophomores)
SAT: Have not taken this yet, planning to take at beginning of junior year. Hopefully will get a score of 1550+
I would like to major in Biology or any related science and eventually attend medical school, possibly eventually becoming a doctor.
Algebra 2 w/ Trig: A/A
Chemistry Honors: A/A
Spanish 2: A/A
Model UN (1 semester): A
Health (1 semester): A
English 9: A/A
Biology CP (Took summer before freshman year): A/A
AP Computer Science A: A/A
AP Chemistry: A/A
AP Calculus BC: A/A
AP Music Theory: A/A
Honors Orchestra: A/A
English 10 Accelerated: A/A
Spanish 3: A/A
Predicted Junior Classes:
AP Physics C
AP US History
English 11 Honors
Predicted Senior Classes:
AP English Lit
AP Environmental Science (Maybe)
Violin is my strongest extracurricular. I have multiple state awards, including a couple 1st places at fairly well known state level competitions. In 8th grade, although this won't go on my high school resume, I won 3rd at an international violin competition, albeit the international competition was not a super big one. I have performed as a soloist with multiple orchestras in California, and I also have multiple accolades in regional violin competitions. I'm the concertmaster of a community orchestra, and I will most likely be concertmaster of the school orchestra next year.
Presidential Volunteer Service Gold Award
President of my schools Science Olympiad Team
National Honor Society
Biomedical Research over the summer
I am planning to apply to medical research related internships next summer.
Because I want to go the medicine route, what else should I do to strengthen my application in that way? So far I'm doing some minor biomedical research, and I plan to apply to more serious medical internships next summer, as I've said earlier.
Any tips specifically geared towards Brown PLME or Northwestern HPME? I would love to get into either of those programs.
Any advice is appreciated!