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## Main Question or Discussion Point

So, I am a sophomore at a Math/Science Magnet school and I am considering applying to colleges a year early and relinquishing my right to obtain a high school diploma. I scored 2300+ on the SAT I. I also have 800s on the necessary SAT IIs, so the standardized testing crap is out of the way. I would be applying after my next year of high school.

My reasons for wanting to do this are fairly simple. I will effectively run out of math and science courses to take and will thus waste a year (academically) in terms of those subjects. I am currently in Calculus II, and independently studying Multi-variable Calculus through the University of Texas - Austin. I have taken/ am taking Honors Chemistry, Honors Biology, and Honors Physics. Next year (11th grade), my schedule will appear as so:

English III

US History II

Fitness

Java/3d Modeling

Independent Study math -they give me a free period and tell me to learn on my own

AP Physics C - Mechanics (know most of it already from studying on my own)

AP Physics C - E&M

AP Chemistry

That leaves no rigorous sciences or maths left to take senior year, only classes in Humanities, which many students at my school often call "nap classes".

I also play two sports for a local high school, lacrosse and wrestling, I would like to pursue these at a D3 level in college. I have competed in math contests and physics contests, and will likely (hopefully) make USAMO and be a USAPHO semifinalist in 11th grade.

I plan on applying to Caltech and MIT. Any input would be very appreciated.

My reasons for wanting to do this are fairly simple. I will effectively run out of math and science courses to take and will thus waste a year (academically) in terms of those subjects. I am currently in Calculus II, and independently studying Multi-variable Calculus through the University of Texas - Austin. I have taken/ am taking Honors Chemistry, Honors Biology, and Honors Physics. Next year (11th grade), my schedule will appear as so:

English III

US History II

Fitness

Java/3d Modeling

Independent Study math -they give me a free period and tell me to learn on my own

AP Physics C - Mechanics (know most of it already from studying on my own)

AP Physics C - E&M

AP Chemistry

That leaves no rigorous sciences or maths left to take senior year, only classes in Humanities, which many students at my school often call "nap classes".

I also play two sports for a local high school, lacrosse and wrestling, I would like to pursue these at a D3 level in college. I have competed in math contests and physics contests, and will likely (hopefully) make USAMO and be a USAPHO semifinalist in 11th grade.

I plan on applying to Caltech and MIT. Any input would be very appreciated.