White Male from South Carolina
Weighted GPA: 4.95
ACT: 34 (Composite)
Subject Tests: US History 800, World History 800, Biology 750
Class Rank: Will be salutatorian
7 AP Classes total
Honors: Some school-wide stuff, nothing huge
Extracurriculars: Mock Trial (3 years), Model UN (3 years), School Plays (4 years), Beta Club (1), NHS (2), Environmental Club (3) current president, Chinese Classes (2), Volunteer at Humane Society (4), I went to Namibia over the summer on a full scholarship with National Geographic Student Expeditions
Teacher Recommendations: One is probably excellent, the other pretty good.
Essays: My main essay was about how growing up abroad affected my worldview. Everyone who has read it said it was engaging and well-written. I'm also very pleased with how I wrote my supplements. I think I really communicated that Rice was my first choice.
Interview: We had good conversations. She said that she could see my genuine interest in the university.