College Admissions Info

dakshc99
dakshc99
University of Chicago ‘21
BA, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a lifelong learner and your guy out in the wild :D
From: Kanpur , India
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCLA, WashU, UCSD, GA Tech
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, Spanish

Test Scores

2280
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1550
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High School Performance

4.46
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: American Heart Association, American Red Cross, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Hospital Volunteer
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UChicago, UC Berkeley, UCLA, WashU, UCSD, GA Tech, Harvard, Stanford, UPenn:
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.

Supplemental Essay for UChicago: 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...









Supplemental Essay for UChicago: “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:...









Supplemental Essay for UChicago: 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...















College 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...





What set me apart from other applicants
23 Words
My special UChicago essay and my intense...





What I’d change about my application process
10 Words
I would do...