Please chance me for the University of South Carolina (Not Southern California lol) Honors College!
Computer Science Major (possibly a double major in CS and Math)
-ACT: 32 Composite (35E, 30M, 31R, 30S, 8W) // 33 Composite (35E, 30M, 32R, 36S)
-SAT I: 1920 (1350 CR + M)
-SAT II: none
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.88
Weighted GPA: 4.59
Rank: Top 6% out of 239
AP Scores: United States History (4), English Language and Composition (4) // Signed up for Chemistry, Literature, and Calculus my senior year.
Senior Year Course Load: 3 AP courses and one fine arts class (My school does block semester scheduling [four classes a semester] and AP classes are year long so that is all I could fit)
Extracurricular activities: National Honors Society and National Technical Honors Society Member, Piano lessons 5+ years
Volunteer/Community service: 100+ hours for NHS
Summer Activities: Two online classes (Government CP and Economics CP) my school doesn’t let us take the AP or honors version of these courses.
Essays (rating 1-10, details): I would say 6-8. I am going to have three teachers and a close friend who is really good at English read over them.
School Type: Public
Income Bracket: $95,000 annually (But I am paying for a lot of college myself due to issues with money because of parents divorce)
Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): First Generation College - my dad completed high school and my mom barely did any school (immigrated from an Asian country)
Strengths: Test Scores and Teacher Recommendations
Weaknesses: I have barely any ECs
USC’s Honors College is my dream school! Please let me know my chances of getting in and what kind of scholarships I might get.
I also want to know of any schools that are a good match for my stats. I need pretty amazing merit scholarships though!