Am I on the RIGHT track to Amherst? Advice?

<p>Hey all,</p>

<p>I’m an Asian American attending an international school abroad. I’m a junior this year. </p>

<p>What would my chances be for Amherst, and if what can I do from now until the app proccess to make them better? I know my GPA is low, so I will be working on that as hard as I can.</p>

<p>I have a large passion for art and writing. I also plan to submit portfolios including extra material.</p>

<p>RANK: Unknown
GPA: 3.55 UW
PLANNED MAJOR: English</p>

93rd percentile (Sophomore year)</p>

<p>SAT I:
Projected at 2200</p>

<p>SAT II:
I am planning on taking US History (700?) and Math IIC (720?)</p>

<p>I took Honors Chemistry, Honors Biology, AP European History (5 on exam) in my Freshman and Sophomore years. </p>

<p>In the summer, I’ve attended Art Center of Design, studying illustration, and the Young Writer’s Workshop at U of Iowa, studying creative writing.</p>

AP US History, AP Art History, AP English Language, Honors Precalculus, Astronomy, 2D Art Studio, Mandarin VII</p>

AP English Lit, AP Art Studio, AP Calculus BC, AP US Government, Honors Physics, Russian Literature, Creative Online Writing, Mandarin VIII</p>

Summer internship with yU+cO. (HK) (Film Design company based in Hollwood)
Commercial work for Fanta Co. and Netvigator Co. (Internet Broadband Service)
Design work for Dirty Shirty (casual clothing company)
Graphic design for (English learning site)
Head of Recording (HK) and CD Outreach Project (HK) for
Children’s Orphanage Volunteer Work in Ulaan Batar, Mongolia
Children’s Orphanage Volunteer Work in Calcutta, India
English Language Center student teacher</p>

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<p>Thanks for looking,