will7571
will7571,
Macalester ‘19
B.S., Biology
Student-athlete from a small town studying biology/pre-med at Macalester College.
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Glenwood, Minnesota
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision, Recruited for Sport
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
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Macalester College (St. Paul, MN)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Adversity comes and goes and what I have learned is to just roll with the hits and focus on one thing at a time until you are able to work yourself out of a pinch. I learned this when I had to deal with the adversity of 2 weeks of makeup school work after having been in Honduras for that time. Last February, I went to Honduras as part of a medical team to deliver medical care to a poor rural...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
621 Words
Growing up in the town I did, the closest thing I knew to a traffic jam was three cars stuck behind a tractor. When I needed to give directions, I would always give them in relation to the stoplight. No need to specify which stoplight I meant since there was only one in the county. There are people who would believe that since I come from a small, sleepy town like Glenwood, Minnesota, I would have nothing to offer the...
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Additional Essay Details
52 Words
At a college like Macalester that puts an emphasis on diversity and internationalism, being from a small local town was a disadvantage, but I demonstrated how that would still set me apart and was clear that I was open to new people and new experiences so would therefore fit in on campus.
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
55 Words
If you play a sport, don't hesitate to contact the coaches! They would love to talk to...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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You can't beat Mac's location in the twin cities. There is always something to do either on...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.22
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsFootball , Baseball, Basketball, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, National Honor Society, American Red Cross
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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