Hello everyone, I want to know if I have a shot at being accepted into Boston University. I would pusue a double major in environmental science and business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship. My grades are average as you can see, but I want you to take a close look at my extra curriculars, because that’s where I really shine.
GPA - 5.35 out of 6 (weighted)
SAT - 1250
APs - 4 (Chemistry (3), Biology (4), AP Statistics (?), AP Physics (?))
Honors - All my other classes
NHS - Senior Year
Cross Country - 3 years (had to resign due to medical condition)
Outdoor Track and Field - 2 years (had to resign due to medical condition)
Indoor Track and Field - 2 years (had to resign due to medical condition)
Local Science Fair - 1st place engineering, 3rd place overall
Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair - 3rd place award, William K. Richardson Patent Award ($11,000 dollars of legal patenting services for my environmental research project) only two projects recieved this. I will have a patent pending on my environmental technology by the time applications are due.
CEO of Sea Blue Company Incorporated - Jobs posting and e-commerce website for maritime businesses. Expected to have anywhere between 10 to 25 vendors posting jobs and products on the website.
International RYSE Youth Council (Rising Youth for a Sustainable Earth) - I hold one of 20 spots on the international council and am helping facilitate the Earth Guardians environmental movement through the perspective of a scientist and entrepreneur. I have some really cool info about a major philanthropic action I am doing that combines efforts from Sea Blue Company and Earth Guardians for anyone who is interested.
Ban the Plastic Bag Initiative - Worked with the team who banned single use plastic check out bags from 6 of the 7 towns in my community. Established a successful bylaw. All this work was done under a volunteering basis, which totals to over 150 hours.
Internship with Trustees of Reservations - The trustees is the largest statewide conservation group, and is the oldest in the entire country. I have a major interest in the environment.
A bunch of other small stuff that a lot of other high school students have. Clubs, community service, etc.