Intended Major: ECE/Mech
Demographics: Indian Male,Straight
Aid: EFC about 20-30k/year.
Finances: After taxes, parents earn about 65k/year. But loans(20k remaining), sister’s college(10k/year), dad lives in another city.(We have significant real estate tho-i’d say about 200k worth)
GPA: School doesn’t do GPA
9th : 96%
10th: 97.6% (>99.9 percentile in my country)
11th: 93% in the midterms, 92.4% for the entire year
12th: 95 midterms, Predicted 98
Rank: Stayed at the top of my class, unofficial
Course Rigor: School doesn’t offer advanced courses.
SAT: 1590(800EBRW+790M)(4+5+7 Essay , not that it matters) ----- up from a 1540(770+770)
SAT Subj: 800 Phys, 800 Math 2, 800 Chem.
AP: 5s in Calc BC, AP Phys C both, AP Chem (self studied)
Research under a renowned professor at the University of Delhi and wrote a research report about it.(About Lithium Ion Batteries)
Interned as website and blog manager at an NGO focused on positive psychology among children, created UI designs and got website revamped working with a team of 5. Managed transactions of over 35k INR for a course they ran.
Avid German Learner and completed higher levels of German than my school offers.(B2)
I write scripts for and direct short films( Made about 7)
Started a freelance filmmaking group with 5 of my friends(now we have about 16 members). The youtube channel of my group has over 16k views)
Organizing the annual tech-fest in my school(with over 500 total participants)
Two week research internship at the at the Department of Chem, University of Delhi, wrote a report summarising my methodologies and findings
I am the academic secretary in the student council.
Online courses on edX
Won a language course and an Internship under a tech startup in Germany(travel, accomodation, meals fully paid for)(2 week course+1 week internship)(among 35 selected from the world)—postponed to summer 2021 due to coronavirus
Won a language course in Germany(Duration was 3 weeks, everything was paid by the German government) and got the chance to meet Ms. Angela Merkel(Chancellor, basically the president)
Won the international german filmmaking competition(with over 500 entries) - 2nd and 5th positions
My film was in the top 50 for the India Film Project(make a short film in 50 hours) with over 1700 entries from 14 countries.
Participated in the NASA cinespace filmmaking competition.
My team won the national mobile filmmaking competition(2nd place) and was awarded by the Defense Minister of India.
Essay: Essays are coming along well(6-7/1-/
LOR: 7-9/10(coming from my Phys, math, and chem teachers)
Misc: Although the requirement for 11th grades is to take 5 subjects, I have taken a 6th because I am really interested in it.