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Discus: College Search and Selection: April 2004 Archive: Schools for a kid who wants to go to med school
By Bananasrock (Bananasrock) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 12:16 pm: Edit

7th, 8th, and 9th Grade Schedule and Grades:
H Biology – A
H Algebra I – A
H Geometry – A
H Algebra II - A
H English – C (yikes!)
H History – A
AP Biology – A
AP Calculus BC – B
H Trigonometry – B
German I – A

10th Grade Schedule and Grades
AP Chemistry – B
AP Statistics – B
H English – A
H German III - A
Physical Education – B (ouch!)
Health/Drivers Ed – B (ouch!)

11th Grade Schedule and Projected Grades
AP Physics – B
AP English – B
AP American History – B
(AP Credit) MV Calculus/Differential Equations – B
AP German – B
AP Psychology – A

12th Grade Schedule
AP World History
AP English
AP Economics
AP Art History
(AP Credit) Differential Algebra
Photography

H = honors
AP = Advanced Placement
MV = multi-variable

AP Exams:
Biology – 5
Calculus BC – 4
Chemistry – 4
Statistics – 4

Assuming I achieve my projected grades this year:

GPA:
Unweighted - ~3.4
Weighted - ~4.7

Rank:
Top 5% of 750

SAT’s:
Verbal – 700
Math – 780
Composite - 1480

SAT II’s:
Biology - Ecology – 800
Math Level IIC – 780
Writing - 700

Extracurricular Activities, Clubs, Leaderships, and Honors:
-Officer in Mu Alpha Theta (9th grade)
-Vice-President in Mu Alpha Theta (10th grade)
-President of Mu Alpha Theta (11th Grade)
-Programming Competition; didn’t place (9th grade)
-Cancer Walk (9th grade)
-AIDS Walk (10th grade)
-AIDS Walk (11th grade)
-Member of The Movie Club (9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade)
-Member of the Key Club (9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade)
-Job at McDonalds; 20 hours a week (10th grade, 11th grade)
-Internship at biology laboratory; ~150 hours by the time I apply (11th grade)
-Volunteer at the Hospital; ~3 hours a week; 500 hours total by the time I apply Club (9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade)
-Honor Roll 8 out of 10 marking periods
-I’m going to take the most AP classes out of anyone in my schools history; I’ll have 15 by the time I graduate

I probably want to stay in the USA for college but would there be any good European universities that'd accept me?


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