<p>Hello all! I am a senior applying to these schools:</p>
WashU St. Louis
<p>Do I have too many reaches in my list? I feel like at these universities/ colleges no admission is guaranteed... so should I cut down some schools to put in more schools where I can get merit aid/ very high likelihood of getting in? Here is my "profile":</p>
<p>6 APs taken out of a possible 11 (not including languages!) including Senior course load..
GPA: 3.8 UW but with a downward trend.. ugh. I'm hoping a 4.0 midyear report makes up for 3.67s in junior yr.
SAT: 750 CR, 680M, 720 W (2150)
SAT II Bio 710, SAT II USH 730</p>
Logistics Leader at a summer camp(300 service hours)1 summer</p>
<p>English and Math Teacher at Kumon Institute of Education 1yrs (Student for 3 years)</p>
<p>Editor + founder of Literary Magazine @ my school</p>
<p>Published on TeenInk</p>
<p>President + founder of Philosophy Club 2yrs</p>
<p>100 Community service hours at the Library and volunteered at various street fairs in my community (4 yrs)</p>
<p>UCSB Research Mentorship Program (performed research - self started project I will submit abstract.) 1 summer. attended on a full scholarship.</p>
<p>-I am also low income, but asian.
-I will be the first in my family to attend a university.</p>