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  1. This type I math portfolio is on infinite surds.
  2. The Free Speech Movement at UC-Berkeley: Vitalizing the Youth to Become More Socially Involved and Increasingly Defiant to the “Big Dogs”
  3. What experience in high school has mattered most to you? How do you see this experience influencing your decision-making in college?
  4. Briefly describe a situation in which you felt that you or others were treated unfairly or were not given an opportunity you felt you deserved. Why do you think this happened? How did you respond? Did the situation improve as a result of your response?
  5. Discuss your short and long-term goals. Are some of them related? Which are priorities?
  6. Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations.
  7. Discuss the subjects with which you have had difficulty. What factors do you believe contribute to your difficulties? How have dealt with them so they will not cause problems for you again? In what areas have you experienced the greatest improvement? What problem areas remain?
  8. Did anyone write "This is Sparta!" and "Why so serious?" in their IB tests with the one line strike through? Any one else do anything creative such as writing "IB examiners rock!" So far I've only remembers to use it twice. The first time was in mention of Hitler's third reich. <s>(This is sparta)</s> I can't remember how I exactly used "Why so serious?" but it was also when I was talking about Hitler.
  9. Predicted grades Hmmm... I dont know my predicted grades. Scores already received: Music 5, Spanish B 4 Other qualifications (standardized test scores etc.) SAT: 2050 (700 CR, 660 Math, 690 Writing) SAT II: Biology 710, Math II 630, Literature 650 GPA: 4.69 Class rank: 5/409 Extracurriculars: National Youth Advisory Board for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Partnerships of The Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association, Model United Nations Club Co-Founder and Vice President, International Baccalaureate Club President, Science Olympiad vice-president and Regional and State medalist, Varsity Water Polo and Swimming for three years, Students in Prevention County Peer Educator, American Cancer Society Relay-For-Life 2 Year Team Captain, Young Democrat Revolution Intern United States University of California Berkeley/Davis/Santa Cruz/San Diego accepted to all University of the Pacific accepted Dominican University of California accepted Pitzer College waitlisted (didn't accept spot on waitlist) Pomona College waitlisted (didn't accept spot on waitlist)[/ Macalester College accepted Kenyon College accepted Grinnell College accepted Washington University in St. Louis waitlisted (didn't accept spot on waitlist)[/ Vanderbilt University denied Colgate University accepted Columbia University denied Stanford University waitlisted (accepted off waitlist <- where I am going next year =D) Comments
  10. What even happened with the Y2K issue? I was too young to really pay attention to it. Wasn't it that all systems reliant on computers would crash because the computers weren't wired to roll over to 2000? Or was it that there was going to be an alien takeover? Rebirth of christ? Asteroid hitting the earth? I felt like I've heard all of those. And what is it that is making 2012 more plausible than all the other Armageddon predictions that have already come and gone?
  11. Ok then, if that is how you view it then lets go and try to stop all the infertile, sterile, and old people from marrying.
  12. Why has no one mentioned Fringe??? Fringe is awesome because it goes into a lot of experimental science and has that sci-fi abnormal mystery quality. Plus it is by the same guy who does Lost but unlike Lost you can follow the plot even if you haven't watched every other episode leading up to wherever you start.
  13. How much work does your school usually sent to be evaluated by IB for your group 4 projects? Last year the groups had to write huge lab reports for all the science sections, present the project in a presentation, and then send a picture of the visual. This year instead of presenting our projects we are presenting them in a "science fair" event where everyone just has their visual set up and the teachers can come by and ask questions. No write up is required, and the only thing sent to IB is the picture of the visual. I'm not really getting why they would send lab reports before but not this year. Is the only thing IB needs is a visual and an evaluation of "personal skills"? Because if that is the case then it doesn't sound like we really need to have complex experiments as long as we are getting along? How do other schools run their group fours?
  14. 1/2 Japanese + 1/2 Filipino
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