<p>Hey everyone! I've looked at a thousand of these over the last 3 years, so it's really ironic that I'm finally making one...Anyway, I would really appreciate if you could take the chance to help a fellow CC-er out :)
Potential Schools: Barnard College, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon, University of Chicago, Columbia, Cornell (ILR), Dartmouth, GW, Georgetown, Harvard, Northwestern, Princeton, Tufts, Vassar, Washington University in St. Louis, Yale</p>
<p>SAT: 2310 (in one taking) M: 760, CR: 800, W: 750 (got one q wrong and essay score of 9; thinking of retaking to boost to 800)
SAT II: taking 3 (Biology, U.S. History, Math Level 2) in two weeks but as of now-
Bio M: 710, Chem: 650 (don't know what happened)
GPA: (as of 3rd quarter): UW- 94.23, W-96.56 (will go up next year)
AP: 10- European History-5
11- English Language, U.S. History, Biology- projected 5's on all
Senior Schedule: AP: Literature, French Language, Government (We the People Team), Econ, Art History, Psych, Calc AB, Orchestra. Possibly self-studying Comparative Govt., French Literature, and Human Geo. </p>
<p>Undergrad. Focus: Pre-law, International Affairs, Government/Politics.
I am a white, jewish junior from a competitive public school in Long Island, NY that doesn't rank.</p>
-Youth to Youth Teaching (9,10)- helped organize a district-wide environmental initiative (recycling program)
-Pit orchestra (10-12)- possibly conducting next year's show
-Law Team (10-12)- mock trial-witness for 2 years, lawyer and club organizer next year
-Speech and Debate (9-12)- various awards from competitions. Congress state- qualifier this year, LD and Extemporaneous work for two years, deprived of position :( ...ranked as 18th in state for Impromptu Speaking.
-French Culture Club and Honor Society (9-12)- Advertising Executive (11), Co-President (12)
-Science Explorers (9-12)- Secretary (10), Vice President (11,12)
-Orchestra Vice Pres. in 12th grade
-Model UN (12)-restarting club (discontinued), Co-president
-Cross-Country Team (9-12) Varsity
-Amnesty International (11-12)
-Student Government- did homecoming skit in 9th and 10th grade, will be grade advisor in 12th grade
-Homework Helpers (11-12)- tutoring about 15 hours in 11th grade, more to come in 12th grade
-Volunteering- various piano concerts and performances in Nursing home since I was little and volunteering at Hebrew School next year.
-Music (will send in a supplement)- Piano since 6 years old (classically trained), Violin since 8 years old, LISFA and SCMEA when younger but nothing in high school; in Gemini Youth Orchestra for 3 years (including next year, will receive a scholarship) as a violinist. District-wide special piano concert in 9th and 11th grade.
-Summers: 2008 Penn State classes, 2009 college courses at Harvard (B+ and A-), 2010 figuring out internship and job.</p>
<p>Recommendations will all be great (2 favorite teachers and great relationship with guidance counselor).
Please, please chance me and I will do what I can to help you in return! Also, feel free to make suggestions on how I can improve my recs and community service!</p>