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Thanks in advance for reading this! WashU is my top choice school, but unfortunately because of cost I cannot apply ED. I've visited the school and contacted my admissions officer on a couple occasions.
Intended Major: Psychology-Neuroscience-Philosophy
*I also plan on minoring in Speech and Hearing Science and going to grad school for Speech Pathology. Is there a place on the application where I could communicate my interest for this program to set me apart from other applicants?
SAT: 1530 (730 CR, 800 M)
Unweighted GPA: 3.95
Weighted GPA: 5.6
Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 3/700
AP (place score in parenthesis): Psychology (5), English Language (5), Chemistry (4), Calc BC (4)
College Classes: Anthropology class at nearby liberal arts college
Senior Year Course Load: AP Bio, Honors Spanish 4, APUSH, AP Stats, AP English Lit, aide in special needs PE class
-high honor roll all semesters
-selected to sing in Illinois Music Educators Association honor choir
-music excellence scholarship for community choir
-AP Scholar with Distinction
-possibly National Merit Scholar
-community theatre organization (8 years)
-community choir (9 years, served as a student leader since sophomore year)
-Circle of Friends (special needs peer group, sophomore - senior year)
-Mu Alpha Theta (math honor society, junior and senior year)
-Science National Honor Society (junior and senior)
-speech pathology summer program
Job at a restaurant since the middle of my junior year
-volunteered at youth theatre camps (150+ hours)
-math tutoring during lunch period
-Volunteer at respite and transitional care center for children with complex medical needs
-regularly volunteer at church events
I haven't written my essays yet, but I've stared brainstorming. I think my teacher recs will be very positive.
School Type: Public
Income: upper middle class