College Admissions Info

Claremont (CMC)142581
Claremont McKenna College, ‘17
BA, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 7 advice topics

Student Background

I am a Junior at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont California Majoring in Science and Management with an emphasis in biotechnology
From: Batavia , Illinois
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: St. Olaf, Pepperdine, Macalester, ColoradoC, AC, Denison, Occidental, Rollins, Elon, Grinnell, Centre, Wake Forest, Sarah Lawrence, Claremont (CMC), Pitzer
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2030
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Baseball (Recruited), Basketball (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: After School Sports Coach, American Cancer Society, Athletics Organization, Charity Drive Organizing, National Honor Society, Film
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
280 Words
For the Athenaeum Speaker Series I would invite two Oxford University academics: Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael Osborne, who co-authored a recently published study titled “THE FUTURE OF EMPLOYMENT: HOW SUSCEPTIBLE ARE JOBS TO COMPUTERISATION?” In their study Frey and Osborne estimate that 47 percent of the total U.S. employment could be automated in the next twenty years. The paper gives a fascinating account of the history of technological revolutions and its effect on employment. In addition to chronicling the ...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
71 Words
Make sure you go out and try to connect with people. Have a plan of action, join greek life, clubs, do...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
65 Words
Sports are huge. Also a large percentage of the population works an on campus job at one of the research...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
97 Words
I interviewed at Elon, Claremont McKenna College, Duke, McAlister, St. Olaf and Wake Forest. I interviewed with both admissions councilors and alumni through various methods including phone, skype and...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
7 Words
Smart, Social,...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
44 Words
I would work with the administration to change our meal plan system. Our...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
34 Words
I love the weather and landscape of southern California. Coming...

What I’d change about my application process
80 Words
I had no idea what I wanted from my college experience and as a result I applied to almost 30 different schools. In retrospect, I...