I was wondering if I had a chance at Duke RD. It is one of my top choices but not a clear cut favorite to do ED on. I'm the first in my family to go to college and am Indian.
I go to an average high school in IL( high low income population and minority population and about 30% go to local community colleges) Some students every year though get accepted to top notch colleges and universities.
GPA: 3.88/4.0 unweighted 4.16/4.0 weighted (my school actually goes on a 5 point scale)
Rank: 11/540 (weighted rank)
Courses: 1 AP (World History) in soph (4)
1 AP(US) in jun (5)
I'm taking 6 AP's (CALC AB, Phys, Gov, Stats, English, Spanish)
currently during senior year.
I have taken all honors/AP subjects I could except for electives and graduation requirements (such as Art and Introduction to Business)
Basketball (9,10) (intramural 11,12)
Volleyball (Intramurals 11,12)
DECA (11, vice president 12)
Harvard Model Congress West Wing Member (11,12)
SHADES (international club) (9,10)
Job (at least 10 hrs a week for past 3 yrs)
Writing Tutor (12)
Volunteering in a Gift Shop at Hospital: ~250 hrs
(promoted to new volunteer helper and supervisor for last few months)
12 Term High Honor Roll
National Merit Finalist
Math: 740 Writing: 710 Reading: 700 (I never retook them)