<p>i want to major in neuroscience ( or biology with a concentration in neuroscience) and do pre-med. i'm looking for a college that provides good internships, research opportunities, study abroad opportunities, etc anything that would increase my chances to get into a good med school.
here are the colleges i've been checking out so far:</p>
<p>university of pittsburgh
johns hopkins (i'm planning on applying ED, in which the acceptance rate is greatly increased for JHU)
university of michigan @ ann arbor
case western reserve university
indiana university @ bloomington (i live in indiana). </p>
<p>here are my stats: </p>
<p>HS graduation year: 2011
UW GPA: 3.5
SAT Composite: 1940 (math + cr: 1320. i'll take the ACT this september & i'll re-take the SAT this october)
Took all AP & honors classes offered at my school. i also took a class at a local university for college credit.</p>
Played JV tennis for 2 years, varsity tennis my senior year
Academic Spell Bowl team -- state finalists all 4 years, regional champions 3 years
Math team - regional champions 1 year. state champions 1 year.
National Finalist for 2 years in a row in a neuroscience competition
National Finalist for 2 years in a row in a public speaking competition
National Finalist for 2 years in a row in a essay writing competition
Marching Band State Runner up -- freshman year
Speech team - central indiana champions 1 year.
National Society of High School Scholars
National Honors Society
FIRST Robotics team for 3 years -- won a regional championship in 2009 (had leadership position)
VEX Robotics team for 2 years -- won a regional championship in 2009
Vice President of Chess Club
Played violin for 6 years, performed at various concerts</p>
<p>Volunteer Activities: (total = slightly over 100 hrs)
Assisted my tennis coach in coaching small children
Assisted my tennis coach in his adult tennis classes
Volunteered at a local hospital
Assisted the Salvation Army </p>
<p>which of the colleges do you think i can get into? also, which of the colleges i've listed would you say provides great opportunities for undergrads in life science? money's not an issue.
feel free to suggest other colleges if you wish.</p>