SAT Subject tests: Literature- 670 Math II- 540 (I'm retaking this, I was off by one question number on over half the test and thought I fixed it but I guess not) US history- 560 (Same deal, also retaking)
Jazz Band 9th grade, 12th grade (first chair tenor saxophone.
Varsity Golf- Junior year, Senior year
Varsity Soccer- Sophomore year
National Honor Society Member
Journalism/Publications for two years, and continuing senior year and throughout college. High school online newspaper won the NSPA national Pacemaker award for high school newspapers while I was a staff writer. Pacemaker finalist my junior year. Featured on the High School Journalism "National Edition" junior year for a published article (meaning I have an article published on a national medium, and many published pieces of writing on my high school's online and print edition newspapers). One of my articles recieved Honorable Mention at the NSPA competition.
Opinions Editor of above mentioned award-winning high school newspaper
Excellent refs from English teacher and councilor stating that "my GPA in no way reflects by academic ability."
Essay: Very good essay
If you have any other suggestions for schools in California, Boston, or NYC (Manhattan), please suggest.
I already have my State University safety schools in order. NYU is my first choice.