College Admissions Info

UMichWolverine
UMichWolverine
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ‘18
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Psychology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I'm Polish, outgoing, happy to meet new people. Always trying to innovate and help out wherever I am.
From: Arlington Heights
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: UMich, Loyola U Chicago, Marquette, U Illinois, Case
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Polish, German, Russian

Test Scores

34
ACT
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.40
GPA
N/A
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring, German Club, Community Cleanup / Service, Marching Band, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
511 Words
A rush of energy courses through me while I push on the metal plate that opens a set of double doors with a satisfying "click". The words "########## Hospital" break apart to let me pass from the exhaust saturated parking garage into the sterile-white passage leading to the main hospital. Having just suffered through a menacing incident the past few days involving a phone number in the wrong hands, a heap of text messages, plus a sliver of now-depleted hope and...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
240 Words
Trotting down the sidewalk, grasping my mother’s finger, I look up at a beige building engulfing the horizon. Little could my 3-year- old mind comprehend that this building would serve as a community that would surpass every other one I would take part in. Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is where I am part of a community like no other. Although the time I spent here as a child was comprised mostly of me sitting in the nurse’s lounge...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
423 Words
I have been told that ever since I was a child, I have preferred wires over any toy that I could get my hands on. When most kids would cling to their blanky, I clung on to my favorite yellow extension cord with the force of an olympic water polo player. A decade and a half later, I no longer give mothers a scare by playing on the swings with an extension cord in my once tiny hands. Instead, I...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
498 Words
For Honor's College at UIC: Sitting in my Honors Physics class, observing my teacher explain tangent velocity for the umpteenth time, I was overcome with frustration. Not because I was suffering from ennui, or felt my time would be better served elsewhere, but because some of my peers were ailing. Physics is a discipline that you either get or you don’t, and I was one of the lucky few who did. Even though I could have sailed passively the...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
486 Words
I will always attribute my pursuit of a career in surgery to a man who I worked with early in my junior year while volunteering at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in the Patient Care Equipment Department. Sitting next to the shelf of SCD machines, waiting for the printer to spit out a request for another life-saving device, Joel told me his dreams of becoming a physical therapist and his struggle with helping his wife finally immigrate to the US from...







College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
15 Words
I did not use a...





How to increase chances at my school
9 Words
Apply early action,...





What I’d change about my application process
25 Words
I believe I applied to much too many...





Why I ultimately chose my school
60 Words
I visited UMich and felt that the atmosphere was what I needed to feel alive and happy during...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
104 Words
High school students should be very involved before heading off to college. For me, I was involved in my school's swim team and water polo team, and continued to do so...