Not applying for aid. Hook
Country: India Schools:
Amherst,Uchicago,Berkeley,USC,Gtech,Cornell,Columbia,Upenn,Dartmouth,Brown,Princeton,Yale(SCEA),Harvard,Stanford,UTAustin, UIUC, Umich,UWaterloo,UBC,UToronto,Purdue,UCLA Intended major(s) in order of preference:
computer science, cs with Econ, Cs with stats, applied math SAT: 1470 (retaking in December after Early Action; Currently scoring 1530-1550 in Practice tests) Grades:(Straight A student)(Most rigorous course in one of the most competitive schools in India) 9th Grade
, 89% in school exams (placed top 3% in the class of 347 boys) 10th Grade
, 95% in ICSE exam (placed 9/347 boys top 2-3%) 11th Grade
, 92% in school exams (placed top 5% in the class of 420 children) 12th Grade
, 96% Predicted (ISC) Awards (Not that good):
**PRMO qualifier (**Pre Regional Mathematics Olympiad )
from my state by securing a rank of top 300 out of the potential 10k+ test takers. 5 times Golf Junior Champion Winner. 4 times Golf Junior Runner Up Winner.
Winner of a Hackathon with 100+ teams.
AP Scholar: By securing the 3+ on APCSA,AP Phy C(Mech),AP Calc AB.
Will not list my individual AP scores as I f***ed up CSA even though I knew I did 100% correct.
Various School highest marks certificates. ECs:
Developed a First-Person Multiplayer Shooter
- Game Developer (11th-12th grade,10-15 hwk, 10-15 wk/yr)
using Unity Game Engine and C#. Launched the game along with updates by myself. 22000+ views on the game trailers & music tracks across multiple platforms. 50+ Active members in the ingame community. 250+ downloads from 20+ countries. Developed a simple box adventure game called “Boxy” using Unity Game Engine with C#.
Created a non-profit along with a friend that aims to provide jobs to those who lost their jobs during the Covid-19 crisis.
- Founder, Non-Profit (12th grade, 3-4hwk, 10wk/yr)
It also helps people source workers without venturing out of their homes during this crisis by creating a simple platform between those looking for an employee and those looking for work. 51 people successfully provided jobs. Around 250 job opportunities provided. Expanded to another city.
- Graphic Designer (3-12th grade,1-2 hwk, 30-40wk/yr)
Worked as a freelance graphic designer
for various clients
during the summer of 2019. Sole graphic designer for my new school, handling all the invites, posters, and advertising media for competitions and events
.Head of Graphic Design for my school MUN team. Designed various advertising media for my personal projects as well as for friends. One of my clients was a YouTuber with 2.75 Million Subscribers. Portfolio on https://www.behance.net/herossofcp
Founded the computer science club of my school
- Founder + President, CS Club (11-12th grade, 1-2hwk ,20wk/yr)
, currently acting as the President
. I use this club to teach Graphic Design and Game Development
(Unity+C#) to other students. Organized various events with the club viz. Code Jams, Game Jams, and Web Jams. 125 members in the club from middle to high school.
- Web Developer (3-12th grade,1-2 hwk 4-5wk/yr)
Developed my first website at the age of 12 using the WordPress API and various small sites along the way. Currently working as the head web developer at a non-profit education platform using WordPress API with custom CSS&HTML.”
Created my own portifolio website (Under Development) using CSS, HTML,JS,PHP
Designed a non-profit website using Wix API w/o coding.
Interned at a software company in my city for 2 months where we worked on a WordPress API based website.
Built my own portfolio: https://www.saarthshah.cf/
- Golfer (Nursery(4yrs of age) - 12th grade,5-6 hwk, 30-40wk/yr)
5 times Junior Champion Winner. 4 times Junior Runner Up Winner.
The youngest golfer to be offered membership at my city's prestigious golf course.
- Computer Science (Hobbyist) (9-12th grade,1-2 hwk,20 wk/yr)
Hobbyist coder who knows Java, Html, CSS, Js, PHP, and C#
Fluent with various software like Audacity(Audio Editing), After Effects, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Adobe XD, Cinema 4D, and Blender
Participated in a few Code Jams requiring Java.
- Community Service (9-11th grade,2-3 hwk, 20-30wk/yr)
Around 200 hrs of community service
in partnership with my local golf course and other organizations planting trees and helping others.
- HelpeOrganiser at Vintage Car and Motorcycle Club (1-2 weeks/yr and 5-6 hours/week)
I help organize Vintage Car Rallies in Lucknow by assisting my dad. Over 200+ participants each year and thousands of people come to see the display. Essays and LORs:
I think my Essays are coming off pretty decent.
My LOR's are expected to be very good. Cannot say whether they will be "glowing"
I need a Fair Chance ME