<p>Schools that I want to apply to... </p>
*George Washington University
New York University
<li>- These are the ones that I am really concerned about</li>
<p>-Rising senior at a competitive public high school in NJ
<p>-Rank: Top 15% -18% I am not sure, but somewhere in there.
-SAT: 1800 (I plan on retaking in the Fall. I have been getting 2000s on practice tests consistently so hopefully I can boost it to that range).
-GPA: 3.55 UW/4.0 W</p>
<p>-Course load: I took mainly honors and a few AP classes because my school does not offer many APs (14 in total including my senior year).</p>
<p>-Senior Course load: AP Euro, Calculus, Honors Anatomy/Physiology, Ceramics, College English, AP Spanish.</p>
<p>AP US History Exam: 4</p>
<p>I will be self-studying for the AP Microeconomics and AP Macroeconomics test.</p>
*Established a profitable Search Engine Optimization business.
*Worked for a marketing/research company in NJ (3 years).
*FBLA regional and state competitor for Cyber Security
*Volunteered at a Veterans Affair Hospital (300+ hours, 3 years).
*Volunteered at my school store (100+ hours, 2 years).
<p>Rec's teacher: Very good/excellent
Rec's guidance counselor: Good</p>
<p>Essay: Very good/excellent</p>
<p>I am also wondering if having very few ECs is going to hurt my chances. Running my business and working has taken up a lot of my time, so I was not very involved in school. On this forum I see people with dozens of awards and ECs, so I am a little worried about that.</p>