I'm a 4.7 GPA, ranked in the top 6% of my class, and a student in the IB program, however, this last semester of my junior year i received a 79 in Spanish 3 honors. I was one point away from a B, but all my other grades are A's and one B and that one C.
I won't know my SAT scores till mid June ( I'm taking in in 3 days) but I'm aiming for at least 2100. Also plan on 800's for subject tests in October and November for early decision.
I think my extracurricular's and awards are pretty good along with my summer experiences.
- Volunteer of the Year of the Red Cross (A.V chapter)
- 2nd place in the Law Day speech contest among receiving a $500.00 scholarship
-Scholar Athlete award for Cross Country and Track
-4.0 GPA awards all throughout high school.
Scuba Diver Certified
First Aid/CPR Certified
Founder and President of Junior State of America Club at my high school
Vice President of the Antelope Valley Red Cross Youth Corps (junior year)
President of the Antelope Valley Red Cross Youth Corps( this upcoming senior year)
Petty Officer 3rd class in the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps
Attended Petty Officer Leadership Academy
Trained a platoon of 33 recruits for 2 weeks at USMCB Camp Pendleton
As for other EC's
California Scholarship Federation
Participate as a juror in Youth Court at Lancaster City Hall
Guest Ambassador for Antelope Valley Hospital
JV Cross Country and Track & Field
Clarinet player for marching band
As for this summer I'm already registered to/plan to
- Study AP government and politics at Stanford through JSA summer school
- Attend Youth Leadership Academy at San Diego State University
- Red Cross Leadership Development Camp
- (possibly) attend a Hispanic leadership conference if I get accepted
If my recommendations are pretty strong, and I get the SAT scores I aim for, is that one C (79) Spanish 3 Honors going to affect my chances of getting into Princeton severely even if I'm taking the most rigorous educational program offered at my school? I will also be taking the 4th year of Spanish next year ( IB Spanish) .