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hances and Constructive Criticism

bart2385bart2385 Registered User Posts: 327 Member
edited July 2012 in Princeton University
Thanks in advance!

Male, Midwest, Caucasian, No hooks, rising senior

GPA: 3.995 Unweighted
Rank: 6/557
SAT: 2250 Single Sitting (Only time I took it) (750M, 740 CR, 760 W, 11 Essay)
SAT II: 800 US History, 740 Chem, 800 Math 2
AP Tests: APUSH (5), Euro (5), Calc BC (5), Lang/Comp (5), Stats (5)
Senior Year Courseload: Multivariable Calc., AP Econ, AP Comp Sci, AP Lit., CIS Compisition, CIS Spanish 5, AP Physics, AP Chem.
Major Awards: National Forensic League Degree of Honor, Degree of Excellencex2, ExCEL Nominee, 2 time Tri-Athlete Award, AP Scholar w/ Distinction, National Merit Commended

I go to one of the top ranked schools in the nation if that affects anything.

Cross Country (4 years): Varsity Captain, Most Improved Award, Academic All State Award, State qualifier, Section champs while captain, Conference champs, All conference, Academic State Gold Award, Academic State Silver Award, 2 time Scholar Athlete of the Year, 3 time section qualifier, three varsity letters, Nike Footlocker Regionals/National qualifying meet

Swimming (4 years): Varsity Captain, Most Improved Award, Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, 2 time Academic State Silver Award, 3 varsity letters, 3 time Section qualifier in four events, True Team section runners up, 3 time true Team Section qualifier, True Team State Qualifier

Track and Field (3 Years): Varsity Captain, All State Academic Award, Most Improved Award two years in a row, 3 Time True Team Sectional Qualifier, 2 Time Sectional Qualifier, Most Improved, Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, 2 Time Varsity Letter Award Winner, Honor Roll Time in 2 Mile-9:53 and 1 mile - 4:33, Sectional Medalist, two time Sectional runner ups (in the hardest one in the state I may add),

Girls Swim Team Manager for 1 year.

Debate (3 Years): 2 Time State Qualifier, Novice Classic Debate State Quarter Finalist, National Forensic League Member, NFL Degree of Honor, Degree of Excellence, Letter Award Winner

Student Council (3 Years): Officer, Organized various things, including running a school wide Community Cup that includes a $1000 prize and a choice of charity, and also ran initiative for healthier district school lunches, 2 letter awards

National Spanish Honor Society (2 Years)

National Honor Society (2 Years): Service Committee, Dialogues committee, Dodgeball Committee (ran a local dodgeball tourney where all proceeds go to JDRF, lots of money raised)

LINC: LINC 101 - Leadership Class, get school credit on my transcript
LINC Leadership, Leadership, do large scale leadership with Freshmen and newbies at school
LINC 301: Captains training
Other misc. Leadership conferences

Summer Activities:

Took 2 online classes via Udacity (run by Stanford so it's legit. You get a grade and everything).

Volunteer Work: 200+ total

I help run a space camp for kids (volunteer work)

Running Camp: (3 years) (400 Mile Club)

Swimming Camp: (3 years)

Star Wars Collectable Card Game Club: I played competitive star wars collectable card game. I went to states and regionals (3 years)

Triathlons: I independently train and compete in triathlons.

Some other info: I probably plan to retake the SAT again this fall. I screwed up on the math and want to improve on that (I think I can snag an 800). Also, I sucked at the multiple choice on the writing section, so I can improve there. Additionally, I am going to study vocab for reading. Hopefully I can get past the 2300 threshold. I don't know if I want to take the SAT II Chem test again, but I know I could improve drastically as I haven't taken AP Chem yet. My times are not good enough for recruitment. Please provide tips on what I could do better, also! Thanks for reading this far!
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