I'm a rising Senior....just got done with Junior year
GPA: ~3.5 unweighted, ~4.0 weighted, these will hopefully be a bit higher by the end of first semester Senior year.
PSAT: 130 on Math and Verbal overall, 66 on verbal, 64 on math (This was kind of rushed though, only taken for AP Lang as an assignment)
ACT: Take this saturday...
SAT: Took yesterday...
Classes this year:
AP Psychology (A's)
AP US History (A's)
AP English Language & Comp. (A's)
Precalculus Honors (C 1st Sem., brought it up to a B for 2nd sem.)
Physics Honors (B 1st Sem., brought it up to an A for 2nd sem.)
Debate VI Honors (A's)
Government Honors (A's)
Debate Team (~325 NFL Points...for those who know what those are), this is my passion, I've competed in 5 different event categories as well, and placed in 3 of them (Student Congres, Oral Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Public Forum, Policy)
President of Debate
VP of Law Club
Mock Trial Team
Social Studies Honor Society
Community Service: Look to be a Counselor at local summer camp, should get ~100 Hours
Work: Public Library (20 Hours/Week)
Background: Single-Parent Home, Dad pays no child support, etc. Roman Catholic, Irish-Italian, Public School in Florida
Looking to major: Poli. Sci., Government, Political Media
Courses for Senior year:
AP US Gov
Independent Study (AP World History)
Debate VIII Honors
What do you think? Could I get any merit-aid? Also, how long do I have to be there to claim residency and get reduced tuition?