SAT I (breakdown): 2110, 650CR, 710 M, 750 W
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.77 Grades were terrible in freshman and sophomore year, but rose to a near 4.0 in my junior year, estimated to be more in senior year (Probably would apply ED2 to send my senior grades for a final boost)
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Top 30%
AP (place score in parenthesis): Dont know score yet, but took English Literature, Psych, and Chinese
Senior Year Course Load: AP US History, US Government, and English Language, all honors
Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Outstanding achievement by BluBlocker company, National certificate for sketching, Taekwondo black belt
Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
Helped a US sunglasses company (BluBlocker) enter the Chinese market by selling their sunglasses in the biggest mall in Shanghai. In return, we used the revenue to do cataract surgeries for the poor. (Leader, lead sales team, promotion, and did strategic plan) Did like 300+ hours one summer and changed the lives of 80 people
Worked with a friend in developing and marketing a high tech lock for a company (Did full marketing and strategic plan)
Helped furnish business plans using knowledge of the Chinese market and culture for entrepreneur friends
Took Organizational Behavior at [email protected]
, while impressing the professor with a full fledged business plan of a company (It actually could work)
Psychology and miscellaneous:
Class made a psychology website on which we post psychology articles (Editor in chief)
Volunteered at the biggest psychiatrist hospital in Shanghai and joined in a project to help adolescents fight depression and negative emotions
Arranged juniors to tutor and help the sophomores choose AP courses (Leader)
School Media Department (Director and Anchor) Increased popularity for the media department
Debate Club (We dont lose)
Varsity swimming (Intramural champion)
Internship at a college counseling company (Lol)
Essays: Deciding between a few drafts, should be great.
Teacher Recommendation: Should be great.
Counselor Rec: Should be great, she explained why there was a dip in my grades and how I improved.
Additional Rec: Should be great.
Interview: Great. Already had two, one from a senior during campus visit, and one with the Admissions Officer.
Applied for Financial Aid?: Maybe.
Intended Major: Duel major in Economics and Psychology with the Leadership Sequence. I specify in micro econ and social psych=marketing stuff.
State (if domestic applicant): Residency New York
Country (if international applicant): But I live in Shanghai
School Type: Public, one of the best in China
Income Bracket: I honestly do not know. Pretty high.
Hooks (URM, first generation college, research, etc.): Bi-cultural, had a campus visit, strong fit, well prepared for career, and did LOTS of research.
Strengths: ECs, essays, interviews, fit
Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: I dont know what will happen.
General Comments: I toured 12 schools this summer and CMC totally outshined the others with its uniqueness. I love this school and would welcome any suggestions, comments, or opinions. Thanks guys!
P.S. Please point out what are my strengths and weaknesses if possible :-)