Demographics- Male, Asian, NJ, semi-competitive public school, neither of my parents attended college in the US (they went to college in Korea), mom makes $40k, and dad lives in Korea.
Intended major- Political Science
ACT/SAT II- 36 C (36, 35, 36, 36); US History- 760
GPA- 3.88 UW / 4.73 W. Class rank: 5/240.
Maxed out APs every year, which includes AP: US History (4), World History (5), Government & Politics (5), Psychology (4), Physics I (4), Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Art History, Calc AB, Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Statistics (13- most offered).
Every other class I took was an honors class. I had a couple of B’s freshman year, but I’ve never gotten below an A- on any class sophomore or junior year.
West Point Leadership Award (only one person in the school receives this award every year)
Business State Leadership Conference 5th place
National US History Bee
Bronze medal Spanish STAMP test
Presidential Volunteer Service Award
National Honor Society
Varsity athlete for cross country, winter track, and spring track
Captain of cross country
Vice president of student council
Officer of 2 clubs (1 organizes volunteer activities)
Selected to a leadership program by a teacher
1 out of 3 letters of recommendations are really good, the other two are just average.