Hi! I know these posts are not too popular with CC members and this might be a bit early but I just want a little input/opinion from other ppl.
Sorry for the long post!! I just want you guys to have all the info
I am applying to Ivys (UPenn,Cornell), Duke, NWern, U Mich Ross, Georgia Tech, etc. and applying as econ/ finance major. Here are my stats and more:
GPA: All A's (had 4 B's in Sophomore year 1st semester though)
ACT: M: 35 E: 35 R: 35 S: 29 Comp: 34
Took this when I was 15 can't retake cause of covid19
AP's: Gov, Chemistry, Biology, Lang, US history, Calculus BC, World History
All 5's, one 4
Senior year course load: (semester 1/ semester 2)
-Georgia Tech Linear Algebra/ Multivariable Calculus
-AP Physics C Mechanics/ Electricity and Magnetism
-AP microeconomics/ macroeconomics
-Georgia Tech CS 1301/ GSU Engl 1102
-AP Literature and comp
-Work Based Learning (internship)
So a total of 16 AP's/ college courses
Extracurriculars: (what I feel pretty good about since I'm applying with a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship.) PLEASE, bear in mind that my parents barely gave me any money (couple hundred bucks cumulatively) to start these ventures.
-Founded a now failed app but received $25K outside funding from local biz, managed a team, lots of business experience from that.
-Founded Non-profit that has 5-figures in donations/ advertisement/ sponsorship deals. Pretty good website/ pictures to back it up.
-Marketing Intern then promoted to Business Strategist (paid) at Georgia Tech Create-X startup. Created and managed a sales team, marketing strategies, and brought in clients.
-Own crypto investment account that is now worth $45K in value and did $857K in volume according to IRS papers last year. Had good returns but don't know if I should include specific ROI, etc. It also runs on a python-based bot that my dad and I created.
-President in Cryptocurrency at our school's investment club.
- Started an international fashion brand that sold $30K worth of merchandise in first year through social media.
-CURRENTLY: Own an EdTech company with about 4 employees (including UCLA/ Princeton grads) Our code is half finished and we haven't launched yet.
Also made a crap ton of failed businesses but prolly won't include them
Didn't calculate this exactly but 2-3 hundred hours worth of volunteering and was promoted from volunteer to co-chair of the teen board at our local hospital
Indian Male in Georgia
Applying with no financial aid
Come from pretty competitive school
Major: Business, Econ, Finance.