Chance me for these schools: Cornell, UC Berkeley, NYU (probably my reach/targets?) What colleges should I look into? Any tips on improving my chances? Thanks so much for your help!!
Intended Major: Business Management/Economics/Computer Science
HS Graduation: June 2023
SAT - N/A (what should I aim for?)
Grade: 95 average by the end of high school? I currently have a 94 but my grades are upward trends
Race: Asian, Women
Likely applying for a full scholarship
Income: ~17K, 4 family members, no real estate/investments
The Global Youth Economics Forum (September 2020-Present)
Arrange weekly events to connect students with professionals/undergraduates in business, finance, economics, marketing, and college admissions
Use Instagram and Email to promote the Global Youth Economics Forum, primarily aiming to attract students from disadvantaged backgrounds who don’t have access to these opportunities
Boosted this year’s enrollment from 80 to 225 students representing 6 continents, 100+ schools
Partnered with 20 different firms and 20 different colleges to connect high schoolers and hone student’s networking and interview skills
Manage the recruitment of speakers for all events, with most coming from top firms and universities in the USA
Manage and oversee all projects being undertaken such as a podcast, college mentorship program, and ambassador program
K-8 Tutoring (August 2020-Present)
Developed English/Math curricula that have raised students’ grades – as much as two letter grades - boosted student’s confidence and participation in class!
So thrilled to spark intellectual curiosity in my students that I have increased my commitment to them every year!
MHSHS Key Club (October 2020-Present)
Facilitate various community service opportunities, and incentives for members to stay engaged!
Recruited 70+ members this year, mainly underclassmen who could participate for multiple years and members have currently completed ~1500 hours so far!
Organize friendly competitions to maintain a sense of community despite COVID
Organize webinars with undergraduates from top universities to share their tips and experiences for college admissions
AP World History Study Sessions (January 2021-Present)
- Teaching Assistant
Help students gain a better understanding of course content and testing standards by creating supplemental resources, quizzes, and study guides
Explain unit 1-5 material thoroughly in study sessions with key points and alignment with AP testing skills and standards in which the teacher will not discuss in class
Summer 2021: planning to do 2 research internships, one about CS with NYU professor & one about economics with Hunter professor
Also: planning to intern at an education-related startup & marketing officer for a CS/Econ organization
Awards: None really
Coursework: My school doesn’t really offer much APs. Planning to take 3 out of 4 APs offered. No scores yet
- Financial Empowerment (elective, for seniors in my school but I managed to take it, only sophomore/underclassmen taking this)
- ECON1401 (spring 2021 course - community college, microeconomics)
- CSN100 (summer 2020 course - community college, introduction to cybersecurity)