Hi! If anyone could offer me help with finding match and/or safety schools that would be great. I have PLENTY of reach schools on my current list but I don’t really know what kinds of schools would be a safety or a match for me.
ACT Composite: 28
Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): ~3.90
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): N/A
AP (place score in parenthesis): Comparative Government (5), World History (5)
Senior Year Course Load: AP Comparative Government, AP World History, Honors English Literature, Honors Psychology, Spanish, French, Statistics
Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
-Dance (ballet and modern) minimum 10 hours a week (however it is always more due to rehearsals)
-Piano (1 year)
-Guitar (6 years)
-Assistant in archival research: Organizing and interpreting personal primary documents and maintaining a database for a year so far, still working there. ~20 hours/week
-120 + hours volunteering at a local farmers market helping mothers that are a part of the WIC program cash in their checks as well as giving them extra money (as part of the market’s double dollars program) to spend on healthy foods/sustainably grown vegetables
-Volunteering for two weeks (~20 hours) in Nicaragua as an elementary school teacher’s assistant
-Working with low-income/homeless children in DC, helping them with homework and extracurricular activities
Intended Major: International Studies/Relations or Political Science, also thinking about majoring in a language
State (if domestic applicant): Maryland
Country (if international applicant): USA
School Type: Homeschool
Ethnicity (Hispanic Y/N/not reported): Not Hispanic
Race(s) (AI/AN, Asian, AA, NH/PI, White, not reported): Black and White
Hooks/tips (URM, athlete, legacy, 1st gen, etc.): URM
I am conversational in Spanish, getting to be conversational and French, and am an intermediate beginner in Mandarin Chinese.
I am also about to take a gap year where I will be travelling in South America, volunteering in both Colombia and Peru for many hours a week.