I am asking the same question that everyone asks. I am a high school junior. - took six APs in sophomore year - got 5 in AP Bio, 4 in Calc BC, 3 in rest. - took SAT average score 1450 - my SAT II scores are average 750 in math, 680 in BIO 570 in writing - taking 3 more APs - Physics B and C, Statistics - taking mutlvariate calculus and linear algebra this year. - have taken tough courses, but GPA is 3.3 out of 4 important - did a research project six months as a freshman in - brain tumor - effect of chemotherapy on immunocompetent patients - serving as a full-time (every afternoon 3-7 PM) as a lab assistant in plasma engineering lab, helping the doctorates - might have a chance to co-author in one experiment, by October - hoping to publish one or two more science research paper on my own - leader in two clubs started the club - tutor kids in school at the teaching assistance center everyday - helping blind/disabled senior in the area for two years - have one more year but do not know how best to make use of it I want to major in physics/material science. Will I get into good Ivy schools - what schools should I apply for? I am losing sleep and am stressed. Appreciate your advice and help.