dakshc99
dakshc99,
UChicago ‘21
B.A., Biology and Biological Sciences
I am a lifelong learner and your guy out in the wild :D
Features Included
4
Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
3
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Kanpur, India
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Applied for a B.A. in Biology and Biological Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
25 Words
Basically wrote about a personal trauma and how it led me towards medicine and research so I could prevent it from happening to anyone else.
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
594 Words
Past essay Prompt So where is Waldo, really? –Inspired by Robin Ye, admitted student Class of 2016 My eyes beheld chaos: colorful cardboard pieces spread everywhere, and I had to arrange them into a beautiful image I had never seen before. I was stumped by the challenge, but at the same time I didn’t want to give up. My mother, who was sitting next to me, had never seen that kind of passion and energy on her six-year-old’s face...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
609 Words
Prompt How does the University of Chicago, as you know it now, satisfy your desire for a particular kind of learning, community, and future? Please address with some specificity your own wishes and how they relate to UChicago. Oreos and milk. Peanut butter and jelly. Protons and electrons. Why exactly are such pairs so good together? Because together, they complete each other and their sum is always greater than each of their individual parts. I propose a similarly compatible pair:...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
1082 Words
Prompt Share with us a few of your favorite books, poems, authors, films, plays, pieces of music, musicians, performers, paintings, artists, blogs, magazines, or newspapers. Feel free to touch on one, some, or all of the categories listed, or add a category of your own. Favorite films • Jurassic Park (1993): I first watched Jurassic Park when I was six years old. I was fascinated by how the dinosaurs in the film were running amok and wanted to understand the cloning technique...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
52 Words
Have a recommender who would not only write you a good recommendation but also corroborate your...
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What set me apart from other applicants
23 Words
My special UChicago essay and my intense...
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What I’d change about my application process
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I would do...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.46
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Heart Association, American Red Cross, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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