Please chance for Cornell/UCs/Tufts/UPenn

<p>I'm applying to Tufts, UPenn, UCLA, UC Berkeley, UCSD, and UC Davis (been to these schools and really like them.) Recently been looking at Cornell, not sure about the fit though.</p>

<p>SAT: 2020; CR - 710, W - 650, M - 660 (scores from my second time taking it)
SAT Subject: U.S. History - 740, Literature - 700, Math II - 600
ACT: 31; English - 35, Math - 26, Reading - 36, Science - 25, Writing - 10/12</p>

<p>Unweighted GPA: 3.9, Weighted GPA: 4.5
Rank: 4th out of about 230</p>

<ul>
<li><p>Freshman Year -
Honors English - A
Honors Geometry - A
Honors Biology - A
Health & Geography - A
Spanish I - A
String Orchestra - A
Track & Field - A</p></li>
<li><p>Sophomore Year -
Honors English - A
Honors World History - A
Honors Algebra II - B
Chemistry - A
Journalism - A
Track & Field/Cross Country - A
Spanish II (taken at community college) - A</p></li>
<li><p>Junior Year -
Honors Trig/Pre-Calc - B
Honors Physiology - A
AP U.S. History - A, 5 on exam
AP English Comp. - A, 5 on exam
Journalism - A
Spanish III (taken at community college) - A</p></li>
<li><p>Senior Year -
AP English Lit.
AP Gov. & Econ
AP Calculus AB
Journalism
BioEthics</p></li>
<li><p>Leadership - </p></li>
<li><p>Founding member of, and two year Editor in Chief of, nationally award-winning online newspaper The Foothill Dragon Press.</p></li>
<li><p>One of twelve students selected nationally to serve on press rights commission, 45words, to help student journalists to fight censorship and raise awareness about the First Amendment.</p></li>
<li><p>Treasurer of Speech & Debate, managing all the cost and cash for tournaments.</p></li>
<li><p>Co-President of Political Awareness club</p></li>
<li><p>President & founder of Chess club</p></li>
<li><p>Representative for Key club</p></li>
<li><p>Community Service - </p></li>
<li><p>Helping elderly with house and yard work through Caregivers. 30 hours</p></li>
<li><p>I started a program to help at-risk middle school students with their writing skills. 40 hours</p></li>
<li><p>As their communications intern, I wrote & designed a book for local Make-A-Wish chapter featuring children they have helped. 20 hours</p></li>
<li><p>Relay for Life participant - 30 hours</p></li>
<li><p>Awards - </p></li>
<li><p>Top 10 News Stories of 2011 from National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA)</p></li>
<li><p>Best News Story 2011 Quill & Scroll Award</p></li>
<li><p>Honorable Mention for News writing at National Journalism Convention (JEA).</p></li>
<li><p>Awarded Best News Story and 2nd Place for Best Series by county newspaper</p></li>
<li><p>Semifinalist in debate at Fullerton University's invitational tournament.</p></li>
<li><p>Finalist in interpretation at " "</p></li>
<li><p>Semifinalist in debate at California Lutheran's invitational tournament.</p></li>
<li><p>First place in interpretation at " "</p></li>
<li><p>First place in debate at state qualifying tournament</p></li>
<li><p>Top 20 Public Forum debate teams at California state tournament.</p></li>
</ul>

<p>Random: I've been playing the violin for the past 6 years.</p>

<p>Thank you in advance, any advice/information/help will be appreciated!</p>

<p>...anybody? Please?</p>