Do you think I am a strong candidate? I am applying for the Marine Option NROTC program at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and the University of Michigan. I am also applying to the USNA, my end goal is to become a Marine Corps Officer. Basics Female, Caucasian, Michigan Resident, Major = Applied Mathematics Academics: -3.91 Unweighted GPA, 4.39 Weighted -34 Composite ACT (34 English, 33 Math, 36 Reading, 33 Science, 12 Writing) -Honor's Classes: English (9/10), Biology, Geometry, Chemistry, Physics, Precalculus, Spanish -AP Classes: Economics, US Government and Politics, Language/Composition -Planned Senior Year Schedule: AP Calculus BC, AP Calculus Based Physics, AP Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, Lifetime Fitness (advanced gym), Advanced Jewelry -Awards/Honors: National Merit Semifinalist (high PSAT scores), Honor Roll, National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, Michigan Council on Economic Education Economics State Championships Qualifier, National Council of Teachers of English Writing Awards Nominee Athletics: I play on a women's travel ice hockey team (tier 2) equitable to varsity level, but since it is a travel club sport, no varsity letters are awarded. We have no captains, but I am a defensive starter which is equitable to defensive co-captain. I have won the following awards during HS: -National Championship Quarterfinalist -State Champion -State Runners Up (2 times) -League Playoff Champions (2 times) -League Playoff Runners Up -Division Champions (3 times) -5+ tournament wins Work Experience: I have worked since sophomore year for around 20 hours per week in food service jobs with responsibilities ranging from store closer to staff supervisor. Additionally I have worked as a math tutor for a special needs student. Community Achievement Awards: -400+ hours per year of community service on a school, local, state, and national level, mostly relating to anti-bullying and LGBT inclusive diversity initiatives -State Farm Youth Advisory Board Grant Winner ($28,044) for directing a youth-led service learning initiative -President’s Volunteer Service Award -Selected as the Huffington Post “Greatest Person of the Day” for Youth Advocacy Efforts -Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: Local Honoree of Wylie E Groves High School and State Distinguished Finalist -GLSEN (The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network) Student Advocate of the Year Finalist -Discus Awards All-Around Student Scholarship Winner -Superintendant’s Commended Student for Youth Advocacy Efforts -Local Youth Assistance Youth In Service Appreciation Awards Honoree -Recipient of Certificates/Commendations for Community Service From: Congressman Gary Peters, Michigan Community Service Commission, Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard, Oakland County Board of Commissioners, State Representative Chuck Moss, the State of Michigan (Special Tribute), State Senator John Pappageorge, State Senator Vincent Gregory, and the City of Birmingham PFT Scores This is what I am worried about, I am wondering if solid academics and extracurriculars will compensate! (I am a female) -Crunches: 100 (100 pts) -Flexed Arm Hang: 58 secs (76 pts) -3 Mile Run: 25 mins 20 secs (74 pts) -Total: 250 pts Thoughts?