Please chance me!

<p>Hello! I am a Nevada resident who is interested in applying to University of Washington (Seattle campus) and majoring in informatics. I am a senior in a magnet program at my school.
A lot of people in my graduating class at my school are going to apply to u-dub as well; will this hurt my chances of getting in?</p>

<p>Here's a sample resume of me. Please chance me! :
unweighted GPA: 3.719
weighted GPA: 4.519
SAT score: 1850 (reading 590, math 690, and writing 570)
AP classes and scores: world history (did not receive score...), lang & comp (4), us history (5), biology (did not take)
I am taking AP calculus ab, statistics, psychology, us gov & politics, and lit & comp this year.</p>

<p>extra curricular activities:
NJROTC (4 years, with many leadership position; also in drill and academic team)
bible club (4 years)
school orchestra (4 years)
key club (2 years)
health occupations students of america (2 years)
future educators of america (1 year)
girls' golf team (1 year)</p>

<p>Do I put these on my resume?:
I am also very active within my church; I help out for programs and other events that they hold.
Tutors brother and cousins.
Self-taught piano.
Speaks a foreign language at home.
Attended a leadership academy for a week through NJROTC.</p>

<p>I'm also considering doing ROTC to pay for college......</p>

<p>Raise your SAT to 2000 or higher and you are a sure admit. As it stands right now you already have very good chances.</p>

<p>what if i get a score of like 1900? i’m taking the sat again this november, and with all the schoolwork i have, i’m not sure if i’ll be able to study enough to raise it all the way to 2000…</p>

<p>i also heard that the personal statement is really important for out of state applicants, but i’m having a hard time writing mine :(</p>

<p>i also heard that it is hard for asian minorities to get into schools because they have to compete with other asians to get into the minority pool for the school. is this true?</p>

<p>UW doesn’t look at race, so no, it won’t impact you.</p>

<p>UW wants you to be in touch with your culture and they have a “diversity” element to the decision, but they cannot discriminate on race. It’s state law.</p>

<p>really? thats a relief ^^</p>

<p>how important is the personal statement in the admissions process? i heard that its reallly important for out of state applicants</p>

<p>Essays are definitely one of the most important parts of your application. Take your time on them, write well and have some teachers and friends help you look over them.</p>

<p>A lot of people in my graduating class at my school are going to apply to u-dub as well; will this hurt my chances of getting in?</p>



<p>Note that you can put up to 5 extra curricular activities in your application. You can kind of group them together, if you want. Music = piano + orchestra. Religion = church + bible club, etc… make sure you can link them together and aren’t just trying to stuff everything into your application, though. :)</p>


<p>What Eskimokels says about the essays is true. Make it really count! It can make or break an application.</p>