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Please Chance Me!

j_shirley08j_shirley08 48 replies21 threads Junior Member
High School Jr., male, white, middle class

From Oklahoma, high school sends little if any grads to top schools

Ranked #1 in class of 300
GPA: 4.0, 4.6 weighted
AP classes I've taken:APUSH(5), English Lang(4), Calc AB(3), Chem, Art History (4) and next year I'm taking English Lit, Gov't, Euro History, Calc BC

ACT- 32, plan to take once more
SAT-2050 (650 CR, 710 M, 690 W), plan to test once more to get scores up
SAT Subjects- haven't taken any yet but plan to take: Math II (800 on practice), US history, and Spanish


Boy's State delegate
Senior Class President
Business Professionals of America
Academic Team
Youth and Gov't
Model UN
Patriots against world suffering
Mu Alpha Theta

I'm a pretty good writer and I have some good essay ideas so my essays will be good.

I have a part-time job working 20-25 hours a week at a local library.

I also served on the OKC youth council which is like a gov't/leadership program for 18 kids from the whole city

I was just elected to a youth community service board in OKC. I've volunteered as a political campaign intern and at Feed the Children. I am also set up to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity this summer.

I am paging at the state capitol for the President pro-tempore over spring break.

I will be in a mentorship program my senior year in politics or business

I will have college credit for macroeconomics and calculus from OCU

I can get excellent letters of rec.

My interests include history, politics, government, humanities, literature, music, international studies, economics, business, and volunteering.

Now, can I get in, and if not, what can I do to improve my chances.
edited July 2007
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