Hi, I'm looking for my chances at getting into the University of Miami. I am applying Early Action. I also want to know if there is any chance I would qualify for Merit aid.
Hook: Straight A's 2nd semester Sophomore year and all of Junior year, grades improved A LOT since freshman year.
SAT I: 1370 (CR/W:680 M:690)
Highest SAT Essay: 19/24
SAT II: N/A
UW GPA: 3.69/4
W GPA: 4.25
Rank: School does not rank
AP Tests: AP Govt. (5) AP Language and comp. (5) AP Psychology (5) AP Comperative Govt. (4)
Total AP's: 7
Junior year course load: AP Language, Pre calculus, Law, AP Psychology, AP Comperative Govt., Honors Forensics, Honors World History
Senior Year course load: AP Stat, AP Micro, Honors Anatomy, Global Issues, Honors English 12, (Dual enrollment through local community college)
Awards and Achievement: AP scholar with honors, National Merit Honors society, Straight A student award, Honor roll.
Extracurriculars: President of Business and Investment club, Model UN, Maryland Youth and Government club, Play on Winter recreational basketball team.
Work experience: Basketball referee on weekends, Basketball scorekeeper on weekends, YMCA camp counselor over summer.
Volunteer Work: Volunteer at local elementary school (~75 hours), Worked Basketball clinics (~30 hours), 130 total volunteer hours, Wrote articles for local county newspaper. (~35 hours)
Intended Major: Business, Finance
Income: <$200 k