College Admissions Info

abusicescu
abusicescu
Washington University in St. Louis ‘20
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Knowledge is power -- and I am a superhero.
From: Las Vegas , Nevada
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, Washington, CLU, UN-Reno, UNLV, Hofstra, Willamette
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Romanian, French

Test Scores

2320
SAT
31
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1570
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High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, National Honor Society, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Model Congress / Model UN, School Jazz / Orchestra, Science Club/Team, World/Global Affairs Club
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College Application Essays

643 Words
Sweat gleamed on my forehead. Rosin escaped my bow in puffs. Nervously wiping my hands against my gown, my mind flashed to the months of rehearsals that rested upon this one performance, this one hour of beauty in vibrations. As the conductor finally raised his arms, the orchestra became a single being, and with a unison breath, the stage became electrified. As long as I can remember, my parents have been cramming mathematical formulas into my brain. Physics phenomena. Chemical...









Supplemental Essay for UC Berkeley, UCLA, Cornell, Brown, Yale, Harvard, UChicago, UPenn: Diversity statement
652 Words
Inhaling deeply, I watched in the mirror as my mother spun around me and tightened the waistline of my traditional Romanian folk costume. The intricate embroidery in the blouse was delicate to my touch, and as I ran my fingers along the designs, I could feel a reverence blooming in my chest. Stepping into the living room, I laughed as my collection of relatives exclaimed, “Look at our little American.” However, as I smiled in response, there was nothing but...









College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
352 Words
It's difficult to decide where you're going to attend after having been accepted to multiple schools. However, if I'm being honest, I was not accepted to the schools that I really wanted to attend. As a result, I felt kind of cheated once I had to commit to one. I spent a lot of time sulking because I wasn't as successful as I expected -- DON'T DO THIS. I found that once I got out of my little storm cloud and I started to focus on all of the good things that I had going for me instead of the...