<p>i'm a japanese female who moved to U.S. 4 years without knowing any english..literally.. i'm applying as an international w/o applying for financial aid. i'm planning to major in either math or applied math. with my horrible verbal scores, i don't know what to do!! help me!!!</p>
<p>GPA: 3.80(top 10%..my school doesn't rank!)
SAT1: M800, V520 (retaking!!!)
SAT2: Math1 800, math 2 800, Japanese 800, Bio(E) 660(ouch..), writing 530(retaking..probably end up with 600 ish), Chem(expecting 730 ish)
AP classes: Biology, Chemistry, Physics C, Statistics, Calculus BC, German.</p>
Mu Alpha Theta: state treasurer, historian, 1st in state convention for 2 years. 1st in Regional convention 14th in national convention etc. tutoring.
Math Team: 1st in state for Pre-Cal last year. 1st in state for another state-wide convention. and several 1st place's in other regional conventions. AIME:5
Piano study: 14 years of lessons. always get into top 10 in the state but never be any better than that. have played 40 pieces as an accompanist for school choirs outside the class.
Voice study: 3 years of lessons. member of auditioned top choir in our school for 3 years. Treas/Sec for choral department in school. member of auditioned a capella jazz choir for 2 years.
Tri-M honors society: started the club. treasurer
Red Cross Volunteer: about 200 hours in past 2 years.
Versity Swim team: 9-10 grade, and then quit
and some other clubs like NHS, German Club, German Honors Society, Science Club, Key Club etc.</p>
<p>i'm thinking about:
UC's (which ones should i apply to?)
U of Michigan, Ann Arbor
<p>are they too high for me??</p>