I also plan on applying EA for most of these that have that available if not EA than RD, applying for financial aid, and scholarships
Major: Political science (also maybe history)
Demographics: White Male first-gen immigrant (not sure if I’m a first gen student cuz my dad went to college in europe and my mom didn’t go to college and some websites say first gen students are people who have no parents who went to college in US but clarification would be cool)
Hook/personal essays: My family is Albanian, they won the immigration lottery during the Albanian Civil War in 1997, my whole life is based on the luck of immigration. I want to work in politics and make life easier and more achievable for immigrants. Make the American Dream my family got by luck, able to be gotten by more people. (Not to be so preachy lol)
GPA: 3.87 unweighted 4.47 weighted
Most recent SAT Practice with Khan Academy: 1400 (680 math 720 reading)
AP test scores so far: AP Human Geo 5, AP World History 4 dual-credit:
Dualcredit Spanish at Eastern Illinois University, honors classes every class available for core classes, along with some electives
Freshman Year: 3.83 UW/4.25 W Honors Written and Oral Communication A A Honors Geometry B B Honors Biology A A AP Human Geography A A required art course Graphic Design A A Spanish 2 1st semester A Moved up to honors spanish 3 second semester A (All available APs and honors for my grade level)
Sophomore Year: 1st semester 3.71 UW/ 4.14 W 2nd semester 3.85 UW/4.31 W AP Seminar A A Honors Algebra II C B Honors Chemistry A A AP World History A A Criminal and Civil Law A A Personal finance semester 1 A Personal auto semester 2 A Health Class A A Second Semester in Summer micro internship A (All available APs and honors for my grade level)
Junior Year 1st semester 4.0 UW/4.92 W AP Lang A Honors Precalc A AP Physics A AP US History A AP Government A Dual Credit College Spanish A (All available APs honors and college classes for my grade level). Same second semester for now.
Senior Year (subject to change) College Speech and Composition AP Calc AB Advanced Space science 1st sem Food Science 2nd sem AP Euro AP Psyche AP Spanish (All available APs honors and college classes for my grade level)
I hope my math progression helps also, I got a C as my math teacher in sophomore year had a personal grudge against me but got it to a B 2nd semester with a different teacher, and got an A now in Junior year
Jewel Osco Courtesy Clerk
Debate team: 9-10 (also foreign affairs research chair for 10th grade).
Speech team 9-11.
Scholastic Bowl 9-11.
Student Principal Advisory Council member 9-10
National Honor Society
All of the following 2020-2021 political experience (don’t get political this is for democrats all around but just want a chanceme)
Field director and political director for a senate primary in Iowa
Head Field Organizer (only paid one) for a congressional primary in Wisconsin,
Field intern for a congressional race in Illinois (received school credit for this) and did it for several more hours,
Field organizing intern (paid) for a state party in Iowa,
High-ranking member of a major up and coming Political Organization (20k followers on twitter and shoutouts from big people like Congresspeoples and former Presidential Candidates (Illinois State Director)
Any questions let me know! Thanks!