shelby.martinez.182
shelby.martine,
Harvard ‘18
B.A., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, , Biology and Biological Sciences, , Molecular Biology, , Cellular Biology
Pre-Med undergrad with 3 part-time jobs and a dedication to public health and social equality
Features Included
3
Essays
4
Schools
14
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Roanoke
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I was thirteen years old when I ran away from home for the first time. I was much younger, however, when I first realized that my life was far from standard. People are either born simple, or like me. As humans, we all experience pain and suffering. Every life story involves the inevitable experiences of death and disease, but I have found my early life lessons and relationships to be rare and unexpected. By common definition, a home is a...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
4 Words
Reasoning behind medical aspirations
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Additional Essay Details
141 Words
In applying for acceptance to advance my education, I am, more importantly,advocating for the development and research of greater prosthetics and artificial organs. In a college community where the majority of students are pursuing a degree or resulting career, I am unique in my journey to solve a problem that has defined my life and the lives of millions. Utilizing cutting-edge technology and advanced research, I aspire to cultivate advances in prosthetics and artificial organs that will allow families...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
121 Words
If I could change anything about my college admissions process, I would decide to not stress as much about my chances of getting accepted in comparison to other students. While test scores and GPA are important,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
81 Words
For the summer, do programs that genuinely interest you and not programs that you think colleges will find impressive. For instance, if you want...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWrestling

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Student Council / Government, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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