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Chance ME *Important*

isaac1112isaac1112 Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
edited July 2011 in Vanderbilt University
Hello, I’m going to be a senior this fall. And I need all the help I can get to get into this college PLEASE HELP! I am pretty passionate about music (cello), dance (break-dancing), sports (soccer and track) and studying... I just like doing everything that's fun... Enjoy meeting new people...Parents didn't go to college so I really want to (first-generation to go to college) I want to take pre-med courses...I am almost certain and determined to go to Medical school after undergrad.

* State (if domestic applicant): Minnesota
* High School: Small private school 140 in my class? Top 5% for sure
* Ethnicity: Asian/Korean
* Gender: Male
* Income Bracket: <50 K
*Bilingual in Korean and English around the same level, working on French (6th year!)
*Moved to American when I was 8 and now an American Citizen…so pretty much Korean-American


AP/Honors Classes- AP World History, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP English 11, AP Calculus 1, and Honor’s French 4

Going to take this fall (Senior Year)-AP Calculus 2, College Credited French 5, College Credited Anatomy and Physiology, AP English 12, AP Economy...
So graduating with 8 AP courses and 2 college courses (4+4=8 college credits for sure).

GPA Unweighted= 3.96/ Weighted=4.246
SAT- R=600 +W=690 +M=790= 2080 AIMING FOR 2100=2200
SAT 2- Chemistry=650, Math 2=800
ACT=29? Retake????
Extracurricular
MUSIC
-Machphail Music School Privet Lesson (10 Years)/Various Orchestra (6 Years)/Group/Buddy Program (help work with younger musicians (2 Years)
-Tri-Metro Orchestra Participant (9, 10, 11)
-All-State Solo/Ensemble Contest...Superior ratings for all solos (Highest) (9, 10, and 11)…7 sites for woodwinds, vocal, band, strings, etc… BEST in site (only 1) solo at the strings site
-All-State Orchestra (12 WOOO!)
-Small Church Cellist (6, 7, 8) Every Sunday
-Church (5000 in congregation few events) Orchestra Principle Cellist= 200+ hrs (11)
-Orchestra Board/Principle cellist position at school (Plan, lead, and organize parties and musicians
-Lettered in Orchestra (9, 10, 11...12)
-Bunch of small music awards and academic recognition awards

SPORTS and ACTIVITIES
-Track and Field (10, 11) (Lettered 10, 11) (Sections individually 10, 11) (Most Improved) (TRACK CAPTAIN!! (12))(Seeing into recruitment)
-Soccer (9, 10, 11...12) (best offense and MVP)
-Break-dancing=6 years, (shows, events, and competitively in competitions with crews) (I want to show colleges dancing in a more passionate and meaningful way, but not sure how)

VOLUNTEERING
-Elementary School Teacher Assistant/Personal ESL helper/One-on-One= 120+ hrs (9, 10, 11)
-Hospital in patient discharge, rooms, and gift shops = 300+ (9, 10, 11)
-All the church music (cello)

OTHERS
-Minnesota State High School Mathematics League= Top Score Certificate (11)
-Science Olympiad (10, 11, 12)
-French Club (9, 10, 11, 12 French Club PRESIDENT!!(12))
-National Honors Society (12, probably will get in)
-Academic Honors Award (9, 10, 11 lettered academically)
-National Merit Achievement (Commended at least for PSAT, will be notified in the fall if I moved further into the National Merit Scholarship)

-Probably Good Recommendations and Essays for next year

ACT?
College suggestions?
Other recommendations on increasing my chances? PLEASE
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