<p>Hello all! I am a white, male, rising senior from northern Mass and I attend a competitive private school that sends around 15 kids a year to Ivies and then many others to top 20/LACs, etc.</p>


<p>GPA: 4.0 unweighted, 4.6 weighted
Rank: 2-3 / 370</p>

<p>Freshman Year:</p>

<p>English 1 Honors- A+
World History1 Honors- A+
Spanish Honors- A
Algebra 1 Honors- A
Biology Honors- A
2 required CP Religion semester courses- A+
Percussion 1 Accelerated (level required) - A+</p>

<p>Sophomore Year:</p>

<p>English 2 Honors- A
World History2 Honors- A
Spanish 2 Honors- A+
Geometry /Alg2 Honors- A+
Chemistry Honors- A
2 Required CP Religion Semester Courses- A+
Percussion 2 Accelerated ("")- A+</p>

<p>Junior Year</p>

<p>AP English Language- A
AP (2 year program) United States History- A+
AP Calculus AB- A
AP Physics B- A
Race and Gender Honors- A
Spanish Honors 3- A+
2 required Accelerated Religion Courses - A+</p>

<p>Senior Year Schedule:</p>

<p>AP Biology
AP Calculus BC
AP English Literature
AP Spanish
AP US History
Ethics H
World Religions H</p>

<p>Sats: (2230)
Math- 740
Critical Reading- 740

<p>SAT subject tests:</p>

<p>760 Spanish
740 Physics</p>

<p>Extra Curricular activities:</p>

<p>-Freshman/JV division 1 soccer
-Varsity division 1 soccer (Junior/ Senior years)
-Junior/Senior Student Leader of “Beverly House” (Community service program)
-Spanish club (4 years)
-Sophomore Retreat coordinator/ leader
-Eagles Wings Freshman Orientation Planner/co-leader
-XBSS (one of six students chosen from grade to meet multiple times a week to plan new activities for to the school that will honor its charisms)
-Co-Leader of School-wide Immigration Initiative designed by XBSS
-Ecuador service trip
-Spanish exchange program
-7 years of drum lessons- 3 years of African Hand drumming (studying specifically the djembe), with multiple ensembles
-100 hours of community service for/with NHS
-Tons of little jobs around campus- i.e. filming videos for the admissions office, going to prospective student meetings at houses, blogging, etc.</p>

Summer day camp counselor, in charge of recreational activities at Camp (3 years)
Soccer referee (2 years)</p>


<p>Harvard Book Award
AP Scholar
XBSS nomination (one of six students chosen from 370 kids)
Headmasters list three years (a- average or above)
Campus Ministry Award
National Merit Commendation
National Spanish Exam Gold Medals: 2009, 2010
Academic Excellence Awards:
2008: Religious studies, English and history
2009: Religious studies, English, history, chemistry, mathematics
2010: Overall Academic Excellence (English, religion, Calculus)
National Honors Society (3 years)
Foreign Language National Honors Society (3 years)</p>


<p>2 (I hope) awesome recs
counselor rec I assume will be good, I know him decently well.</p>

<p>essay is deep, about how my experiences in Ecuador connect to my daily life</p>


<p>I think you have pretty good chances. Your SAT score is good and in range. Your GPA, extracurriculars are great. Just write amazing essays. Good luck! Hope to be your classmate - I'm also applying for fall 2011.</p>

<p>Thanks Sara! Good luck to you too!</p>