<p>First things first, I go to the top public school in the top school district in California. It's ranked 86th in the nation by Newsweek. (Campolindo if you want to look it up.) They don't tell students their rank, and I have no idea what mine is. That being said, I have a low(ish) GPA for someone considering top national universities: 3.5 UW 3.86 W, 4.0 W w/o Freshman year. However, the average GPA / SAT scores for people accepted into UC Berkeley from my school last year were 3.81 W (as opposed to 4.1 state-wide) and 1303 respectively, if that gives you an idea of how much students from my school are weighted by the fact they went here. I took Alg 2/Trig/Pre-calc Honors Freshman Year; AP Euro and AP Calc AB Sophomore year; and AP U.S., AP Calc BC, AP Physics, AP EnvirSci, and French 4 Honors Junior year. I'm taking six more AP's Senior year. </p>
<p>As for standardized testing, I got a 2310 SAT I (is it worth retaking?), 800 Math II, 780 Physics, 780 U.S. History, and 5's on all of my AP exams (see above.)</p>
<p>EC's aplenty have I: 4 years Lettered Men's Varsity Volleyball, Club since 2003 (Junior Olympics twice, last year we placed 15th in North America.) Orchestra and priate violin lessons since 4th grade, including some leadership positions and awards. I also picked up piano the summer before junior year. UC Berkeley Academic Talent Development Program (Summer 2003-2007.) Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (Summer 2008.) Acalanes Union High School District Gifted and Talented Education (Spring 2010.) Last Summer I took 2 College Science classes at UC Berkeley which can be used for credits if I attend.
This Summer I'm living in San Francisco and volunteering at UCSF Cardiology Department, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, AIDS Research Center, and SFGH (San Francisco General Hospital,) 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. (I have some good connections at UCSF.)</p>
<p>I'm looking for a school with a good pre-med program where I can get a strong science education. MIT would be my top choice, but I know its a very long shot. Where should I apply / What are my chances of getting in?</p>