gogosarty
gogosarty,
Grinnell ‘14
B.A., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
I am currently a student in an MD/PhD joint program at the University of Illinois-Chicago. My undergraduate institution was Grinnell College, to which I applied early decision.
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Advice
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Background

Hometown Lincoln
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Greek, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
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Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)

Applied for a B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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In Greece they say “Η περιέργεια είναι η αρχή της σοφίας”, curiosity is the beginning of knowledge. I sat inside the elementary building with Ardelle drawing a diagram of the pistils and stamens in a flower. Our teacher quietly called the two of us to the door and hurriedly told us to follow. As we neared the woods, a small rat was lifelessly sprawled across the path. Looking back, the dissection of a deceased, and probably diseased, rodent was decidedly not the best idea to present two...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
383 Words
Please share with us how you first learned about Grinnell College: In 1969, my 11-year-old father left Anthiro, a secluded village in the Greek Pindus Mountains where radios were still foreign, the cafe held the communal phone, and a singular truck arrived biweekly to deliver goods. He was put onto a bus headed to Thessaloniki, Greece where he tested into Anatolia College and the plethora of opportunities which it presented. Anatolia was originally founded in Turkey by American Congregationalists but in...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2160
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Cross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Debate Club/Team, Student Council / Government, Political Campaign, French Club
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Experience & Awards

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