Percentages(10th grade final exams were cancelled, scoring pattern not yet disclosed):
10th half-semester: 87.3% (horrible, result of online classes)
- ACT/SAT Scores: Gave one in 10th casually, 1380 score
Will retake this year seriously after schools open, aiming for a high 1400 to mid 1500 score
School doesn’t offer APs, planning to self study AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science A, AP Physics C: Mechanics and probably AP English Literature and Composition. Taken MOOCs on Introduction to CS. About to pursue Machine Learning courses.
International Benchmark Test- High Distinction- Science, English(9th grade)
Winner- school creative writing competition.
Won a lot more things before 9th but people tell me not to mention those.
Participating in some more this year.
Working as content head of school’s philosophy society. (200+ members)
On Content Team of an online female support organization. (reach of about 1000+)
Content Team of a political awareness organization(write articles)(reach of about 1500+)
Write blogs for a blogging community(200+ reach)
Content Researcher at a Youth awareness society(500+ reach).
Currently building a website/blog for the youth awareness society.
Participated in two hackathons till now, about to pursue more in the future. Working on a productivity app with a team.
Hope to pursue personal ML/NLP projects in the future.
Currently working with a small/new trust to conduct a human rights survey(current size-220 participants).
Wish to work on open source contribution on Github, currently looking at resources for getting started.
Cost Constraints / Budget
Family’s annual income- approx. 21,000$
Scholarship- full aid needed
I know that my activities are not much or that worthful even and most people start working on Computer Science projects at a younger age but I started only a few months ago(2-3 months of “real experience” with coding). Many of the things listed are in-process or things I will pursue this year. I haven’t also spent time doing anything in 10th grade(was in a really bad mental state last year), my activities are much more recent and I haven’t dedicated 2-3 years to them like other people I see, but I work hard and I give my best. I wished that was enough even though it isn’t : (