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Please Chance me at Georgetown SFS!

SquadraAzzurriSquadraAzzurri Registered User Posts: 21 New Member
edited December 2016 in Georgetown University
Please chance me at Georgetown University. I am applying to the School of Foreign Service and I plan to major in International Politics.

-SAT I (breakdown): 2010 on old SAT (670 Reading, 690 Math, 650 Writing)

-ACT (breakdown): 31 composite (32 English, 32 Math, 31 Reading, 30 Science)

-SAT II: Chem, US History, Literature

-Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.7? estimate

-Weighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.12

-Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Top 5%

-AP Exams Taken:
AP US History
AP Chemistry
AP Language & Composition
AP Computer Science

-Senior Year Course Load:
AP Literature & Composition
AP BC Calculus
AP Physics 1
AP Statistics
Honors Engineering
Honors Symphonic Band

I have taken every AP course that is offered at my school except for AP Spanish due to a scheduling conflict.

Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology
Berklee College of Music High School Jazz Festival Judges' Choice Award
Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education Outstanding Musicianship Award (have received 7)
1st Place at 2016 High School Science Fair
2nd Place at 2016 South Shore Regional Science Fair
U.S. Naval Science Award for 2016 Science Fair Project


-Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
Class Office (Vice President)
National Honor Society (Secretary)
Model UN (Founder and President)
Junior Statesmen of America (President)
High School Science Fair
Regional Science Fair
State Science Fair
Math Team
Varsity Tennis
JV Ice Hockey
JV Track
Marching Band (section leader 10, drum major 11, 12)
Jazz Band (Top band at my school. First chair saxophone 10, 11, 12)
Jazz Combo (Leader)
A Cappella group
Pit Orchestra
All State Auditionee
District Jazz Band (audition-based honor band)
SEMSBA (audition-based honor band)
Private saxophone lessons for 6 years
Played saxophone for 8 years.

-Job/Work Experience:
Lifeguard at a summer camp (teaching swim lessons; summers of 2015 and 2016)

-Volunteer/Community service:
Relay For Life (team captain and event coordinator for our town's first Relay -- most successful first-year Relay in New England!)
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (breast cancer walk in Boston; 2010-2016)
My Brother's Keeper (volunteer 2013-2015)
Christmas in the City (volunteer 2015)
Leadership Training Program at a summer camp (summers of 2013 and 2014).

-Summer Activities:
Previously mentioned Leadership Training Program and Lifeguarding
Drum Major Academy at UMass Amherst (2015-2016)

-Teacher Recommendations:
#1: AP Chem teacher. Good relationship (8/10)
#2: AP English teacher (9/10)

-Counselor Rec: Not available to read until after I graduate. Expecting to be strong. We have a very good relationship.

-Additional Rec:
#1: Class adviser (10/10)
#2: Director of Fine Arts (9.5/10)

Applying for Financial Aid?: Yes
State (if domestic applicant): MA
Country (if international applicant): N/A
School Type: Public
Ethnicity: White
Gender: M
Income Bracket: ~$130,000
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): First Gen.
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