I know many of you are going to cringe at this, but I need to be reassured I have some sort of a chance XD.
Notes: Midyear Report dropped my Unweighted from 3.87 to 3.83, and Weighted from 4.45 to 4.41.
Intended Major: Philosophy
Application: Regular Decision
Nationality: Asian, First-Generation
GPA: 4.41 (Weighted), 3.83 (Unweighted)
Weighted Yearly Breakdown: 4.25 - 4.125 - 4.57 - 4.57 - 4.28 - 4.86 - 4.33 (Excluding two summer courses in Spanish– received As)
Unweighted Yearly Breakdown: 3.875 - 3.75 - 4 - 4 - 3.43 - 4 - 3.67 (Excluding two summer courses in Spanish– received As)
Total Honors/AP Classes completed: 17
APs: AP Scholar Award, did not report scores.
SATs Subject Tests: Nope.
- National Award (Usage of External Data) in American Statistical Data Health Challenge - Opioid Crisis
- 400+ Volunteering Hours (Youth Group, Teacher's Aid, Food Pantry)
- Founded a educational network that has been incorporated into multiple high schools ; thousands of unique views and hundreds of active users. Formulated of a staff of 40+ students, parents, and outside advisors.
- 2-Week Abroad Medical Internship to a TecSalud's School of Medicine and various hospitals in Monterrey, Mexico.
- Honors Music Scholar Semi-finalist
- PADI Rescue Diver
- Founder and VP of my educational network club
- Independant Research (Same as the ASA Health Challenge, except just as a hobby)
- Average member of Marching Band, Choir, and conservatory pianist.
Common App Essay: Discussed the issue regarding fear of change in today's society such as AI and certain parts of the medical field. Also discussed my passion for philosophy and the views of thinker such as Einstein, Galileo, and the suggestion to emulate their zeal, and by the power of our great advancements, overcome the fear of change.
Supplement: Celebrate Your Curiosity.
Discussed the endless and boundless limits of philosophy and the multiple perspectives to interpret our reality (Positivism, Formalism, Solipsism, Realism, Meta-physics, and Pragmatism). Discussed my love and reasoning behind choosing philosophy and my aspirations to see it play a meaningful and practical consequence in society.