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Not too academically strong but CHANCES please...

gman6855gman6855 Registered User Posts: 123 Junior Member
edited September 2007 in Brown University
Gender: Male
High School: Public
Cumulative GPA (9-12): W 3.913
(I know, really low, but our valedictorian only has a 4.22)
we only offer 6 AP courses: Spanish, French, Biology, Calculus AB, Eng. Language, and Eng. Literature. Also, you cannot take AP classes (except Spanish) until you are a junior/senior

Class Rank: 8/365 (Top 2%)
Ethnicity: Mexican American

High School Courses with Letter Grades (even the unimportant ones):
9th Grade:
Geometry A
*IC3 (computer class) A
Physics B
AVID I A
*Driver’s Ed A
*PE 9 A
Honors English 9 B
French I A
*required by all freshmen

10th Grade:
Algebra II A
French II A
Chemistry B
AVID II A
PE 10 A
Honors English 10 B
World History A
Speech/Debate A

11th Grade
US History A
Art I A
Biology A
AVID III A
AP Biology B
AP Eng. Literature B
French III A

12th Grade:
Government/Eco.
AVID IV
Mexican American Heritage
Senior Projects
AP Eng. Language
AP French

Community College Classes Taken:
Spring 2007
General Psychology (3 college units) A

Summer 2007:
Trigonometry (4 college units) A
Intro to Sociology (3 college units) A

Fall 2007:
Calculus (4 units) Hoping to get an A
American Minority Groups (3 college units) Pretty sure I could get an A

***My College GPA is a 4.0 so far. I will have about 18 college units once I am done with high school

SAT: 1540/2400
(horrible scores, I know don’t remind me, I took these last year in Nov. for the first time so I should receive a higher grade this Oct. since I have taken more challenging classes since last year. I also plan on taking some practice tests as well.)

AP:
Spanish 4
Biology 3


Clubs/Extracurricular:
*AVID
-2005 Freshmen President
-2006 Executive Council
-2006 Delegate to Regional Leadership Conference
-2006 Student Spirit Award
-2007 President
-2007 Student Inspiration Award
-2007 Student of the Year

*M.E.Ch.A
-2006 Delegate to UC Davis Chicano Youth State Conference
-2007 Delegate to Cal Poly Chicano Youth State Conference

*Key Club
- Over 250 hours of community service in Key Club alone

*Students for Cultural Enrichment
-2007 President

*California Scholarship Federation
-Life Member
-2006 Vice-President

*Mu Alpha Theta
-2007 President

*Church Altar Server
-2005, 2006 Group Captain
-2005 Diocese of Fresno Serra Club Altar Server Award

*Church Lector
-Youngest/Only teenage lector

*A.C.C.E.P.T. (Academic, Community, and Cultural Enrichment Program for Triumph, it emphasizes going to college, doing community service and becoming culturally enriched)
-Founder
-2007 Chairperson

*Camp Royal (state wide rotary leadership camp)
-one of two of our high school delegates

*ASB 2007-2008
- Student Rep. to the School Board

*Hispanic Youth Symposium
-Youth Ventue Issues to Action Finalist
-Earned 1 college unit.

I REALLY ENJOY GETTING INVOLVED AND DOING COMMUNITY SERVICE, IT IS ONE OF MY PASSIONS

Employment:
Sept. 2006-June 2007 Tutor for Third Grader
June 2007-Aug. 2007 Tutor for Fourth Grader
June 2007-Aug. 2007 Tutor for Fifth Grader


I ALSO ENJOY ENCOURAGING KIDS TO GO TO COLLEGE, THEY ARE NEVER TO YOUNG TO LEARN ABOUT THE POWER OF EDUCATION, AND I LOVE WORKING WITH THEM.

In conclusion…
I love Social Sciences therefore, I am planning to go into Political Science, and later becoming a well-known, respected and respectable, noble Politician (might sound hard to imagine) in the future. The main thing on my agenda will be Education, and try to get members of communities who usually do not attend a four year institution, into one.

I may not be academically strong compared to many of other applicants, but my passion is doing unconditional community service to others. I am inspired to serve, to inspire others, (I don’t know if that makes sense to anyone).

Any feedback, both positive and negative, would be awesome.
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