Class Rank: Top 10% out of 200 at a very competitive high school
EC: 4 Years Class Committee, Indoor Soccer Club, 12 years of Piano (Participant of Guild), 2 Years JV Baseball, 2 Years JV Soccer (state champions), and 2 Years Varsity Tennis, Bright Lights Broadway (theater camp), Tutoring in Biology, Member of YIA (Youth In Action, community service organization directed by my school), Member of Relay for Life (Raising donations for cancer).
Volunteering: 50+ Hours-building houses for poor families in local communities (also with Habitat for Humanity), babysitting neighbors, volunteering at a local hospital/job shadows (worked with geriatric patients).
Leadership: Leadership course, Captain of Varsity Tennis
Hooks: My father got his post-doc at Dartmouth.
Recommendations: My teachers will write great recommendations. Plus, I have an extra option to ask the woman I job shadowed at the local hospital.