<p>First of all, thanks a ton to whoever chances me. I'm a white male in the Chicago suburbs. Right now I'm a rising senior so I'll be applying soon. I'm either majoring in English, Communications, or Journalism.</p>
<p>Unweighted GPA: 4.97 (5.0 scale)
Weighted GPA: 5.58 (5.0 scale)
Class Rank: 4 of about 430
ACT score: 34 (35 English, 36 Math, 34 Reading, 32 Science)</p>
Newspaper (Editor-in-Chief for 2 years) - 10, 11, 12
Yearbook (Associate Editor of Copy) - 11, 12
Literary Magazine (Editor-in-Chief) - 10, 11, 12
Peer Tutor - 11, 12
National Honors Society - 11, 12
Talent Development Program - 9, 10, 11, 12
Relay for Life - 10, 11, 12
Work on a local fire department's newsletter - 11</p>
World History - 4
English Language - 4
Calculus BC - 5
US History - 5</p>
<p>AP next year:
Two-time qualifier for IHSA State journalism competition.
My school's newspaper is consistently in the state's top 3 and the nation's top 10 for our # of pages.
I've won several awards from journalism associations like JEA, NISPA, NSPA.
I've taken all honors/AP classes outside of electives.
National Merit Commended.</p>
I know for sure I'll have awesome recs. One will be from my newspaper adviser and one will be from my AP Calc teacher who is an NU alum.</p>