Hello Everyone! I understand that it is impossible to have a secret formula of achievements to build the perfect profile for admission to USNA. However, I would be very much obliged if I could get some opinion on how I could better improve my profile. I am currently a junior at one of the most competitive and academically challenging high schools in southern California. I have wanted to attend USNA since the 7th grade. My highest ACT scores stand currently as follows: Math: 31 Reading:31 Science:32 English:35 Writing:10/12 combined English/Writing: 33 GPA: 4.1 Weighted My current classes are as follows: AP Chemistry AP World History Honors European Literature (there is no alternative AP Class, but it is a challenging and weighted class) Honors Pre- Calculus (same situation as English) French 3 Classes for Next Year: AP Physics, AP Literature, AP American Goverment, AP Statistics, Orchestra My Extracuriculars are as follows: Cross Country (10,11): JV Athlete will continue next year Track (10,11): JV Athlete will continue next year Orchestra (9,10) (second highest orchestra at my school, will join again in senior year) Class Council member (10,11): Planning school events like prom and serving the school community Secretary (10) then Vice President (11) of NHS Astronomy Club ( I am a founding Board member) Link Crew Leader (11): program for helping freshman adjust into high school life Super Crew (next year): the top leaders that organize and direct Link Crew Civil Air Patrol (10,11): Currently working towards Billy Mitchell award, flight sergeant, flight commander, instructor at events, gives leadership experience CubeSat (end of this year and next year): part of the only high school team in America to be building and launching a small satellite. Volunteer Efforts: Administrative work in the Irvine Chinese Cultural Center Yearly Chinese Dance Performances at the Global Village Festival Beach Clean up Mayor campaigning NHS Astronomy Club Events Various Air Shows Volunteer at VITA's Hospice (Visiting patients weekly and administrative work during the summer) Other: Top 10 winners in a writing contest about flight out standing muscian award (9) Travel on an international orchestral tour to china (10) Awarded Overall Outstanding Candidate for my company at NASS. Please let me know of any opinons you might have when reading through this profile. Thank you so much for your time!