happy_6523,
UT Arlington ‘19
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
I was born in the United States, Texas, and raised in Hong Kong. I am a junior transfer student.
Features Included
4
Essays
7
Schools
4
Scores
6
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Hong Kong, Hong Kong
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese, Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Texas - Arlington (Arlington, TX)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of Texas - Arlington (Arlington, TX)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Please provide a statement that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve. You can type directly into the box, or you can paste text from another source. (250-650 words) ‘We are the champions, never fall!” My schoolmates and I wearing school uniform stood on the bleacher, holding pompon, and shouting cheering slogans; the cheering banner was hung on the wall. The inter-school swimming competition was one of the most popular annual events for high schools....
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Supplemental Essay: Other
135 Words
If you could only do one of the activities you have listed in the Activities section of your Common Application, which one would you keep doing? Why? (Required for all applicants. Approximately 100 words) I would keep joining debate competitions. Debate is exciting and I learned critical thinking skills. A successful debater must have a clear logical flow. During the debate, I need to find out the logical fallacies of opposing team and against them. Critical thinking is important in the...
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Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
299 Words
Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place within it. In June 2014, the National People's Congress Law Committee announced the rules of universal suffrage. They allowed the China government to screen out the candidates they did not want, which was not a genuine universal suffrage. It...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
339 Words
Describe the unique qualities that attract you to the specific undergraduate College or School to which you are applying at the University of Michigan. How would that curriculum support your interests? While the University of Michigan includes numerous renowned undergraduate colleges, my focus of interest is the College of Pharmacy. I believe transferring to UM would give me access to lots of academic resources. As I want to be pharmaceutical scientist, the pharmaceutical science program offered by UM can prepare...
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
26 Words
Penn State is rolling admission, so make sure...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
75 Words
Commuter - most of the students leave the campus after classes, so the campus is like a ghost town at night...
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How to approach transferring schools
105 Words
The transfer process is exhausting because you are going to fight alone. The schools focus on your high school stats if you are a sophomore transfer. Therefore,you can apply transfer during...
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My advice about getting recommenders
112 Words
In college, it is hard to get good connections with professors because the classes are very large, so I would suggest going to professors' office during office hour more often. I joined the Chinese...
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What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
I believe my college essays set me...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
14 Words
I did not use...
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High School Performance

GPA
2
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Bottom Half
 
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
25
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1540
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1120
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Library Volunteer, Choir, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring, Community Cleanup / Service

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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