Chance Me Please for Computer Science in Donald Bren School of Information Sciences
Not meant to be a sob story but this information might be useful? My father passed away from cancer when I was in the 7th grade.
First Generation College Student - Mother graduated high school but is unemployed, Father did not graduate high school but deceased.
Income Level - <25,000
Also my brother goes to Stanford U (Junior) he's a T.A.
I go to a high-school that is well known for being ghetto, but has a good advanced program (which i'm in).
GPA: 9th Grade: 4.0 UW/4.0 W
10th Grade: 3.9 UW/4.25 W
11th Grade: 3.9 UW/4.5 W
Top 1% of Class
ACT: 29 Composite (1st)
SAT: 1840 Total (1st) 700 M - 580 CR - 560 W
SAT II: Math 2: 620 - Physics: 580
10 AP Classes: AP Chem, AP World, AP US, AP Physics, AP Chinese, AP English 11, AP Lit, AP Gov/Econ, AP Bio, AP Calc AB
Community Service: Head Youth Volunteer at Local Relief Foundation - Since I was 12 so I've logged over 400 hours.
Also Volunteered as 1st-5th grade boys and girls basketball coach - 4 years - about 100 hours
Internship/Work: Summer 2013/Summer 2014 worked at Sushi Restaurant as a Waiter : 20 hrs/week - 8 weeks/year
Summer 2014 interned at Kaiser Permanente Hospital as a Youth Intern in the Pharmacy: 40 hrs/week - 8 weeks/year
Sports: Played Adult League at a local basketball gym since I was a freshman so 4 summers in a row now.
Varsity Golf Team - 4 years (Captain - 2 years) -> Won All-League Player, Won 3 League Championships, and Won Most Improved Player
Leadership: California Scholarship Federation: Junior Year = Publicist, Senior Year = President
Chinese National Honor Society: Junior Year = Vice President, Senior Year = President
Model United Nations: Junior Year = Co Founder and Vice President, Senior Year = Vice President
Local Youth Buddhist Group: Freshman Year = Treasurer, Sophomore Year = Secretary, Junior Year = Vice President, Senior Year = President
Chess Club: Senior Year = President
Also in NHS, Mesa
Awards: All League Golf Player in my Region (1 of 6) in 2014
2x winner of a Korean Engineering and Math Association - 2nd place as a sophomore, 3rd place as a junior
Most Outstanding Student Nomination in 2011 for my Advanced Program
2x winner of a Regional Essay Contest - 1st place as a freshman, 2nd place as a sophomore
Picked as 1 of 8 participants in a Vietnam War Seminar with a California Senator ( Gold Seal on Transcript )
AP Scholar Award - College Board
Extras: Played Piano up until Level 8 (Passed recital and theory tests)