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Which Vanderbilt merit scholarships should I apply to based on my application? (Chancellor's vs. Ingram vs. CV)
Demographics: Second gen immigrant, White, suburban, competitive hs
Stats: Perfect GPA with high SAT, SAT 2 scores, AP scores
Rank: Tied for valedictorian
Coursework: 12 APs and 2 dual enrollment, the rest honors
Awards (pretty lacking): A few essay contests, Science Olympiad medals, Rensselaer Medal, National Merit Semi-finalist (predicted), Cum Laude Society, French Honor Society
In school ECs: JSA (Co-Prez) Science Olympiad (Treasurer) Scholastic Bowl (Officer) Math Team (may be captain next year but who knows)
Out of school ECs: Substantial organizing role in political campaign, lots of political volunteering, internship with political campaign, internship with political party, staff writer for student economics publication.
Community service: Founded a program related to mental health of senior citizens during COVID-19, participated in leadership and community service centered backpacking trips and accepted as counselor for 11th summer (cancelled due to COVID-19)
Summer Programs: Study abroad in France, selective summer program related to literature