Deryan
Deryan,
UMich
B.S., Economics
Features Included
1
Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
2
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Rochester Hills, Michigan
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
Class of2016
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken German, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
52 Words
Athletic achievement, Chinese heritage
I chose to focus my high school resume on sports and leadership positions in clubs I participated in, such as the Asian Student Association and competitions like DECA. I think that these greatly helped my chance of admissions into Umich because I had a lower than average GPA for the school (3.5 unweighted).
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General Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
22 Words
There are so many clubs on campus...
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What set me apart from other applicants
72 Words
Because I wasn't as academically inclined, I made up for it by pushing myself in other areas. In high school, I co-founded...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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