LiRui
LiRui,
UNC ‘17
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
I am currently a student at UNC-Chapel HIll pursuing a BS in Biochemistry.
Features Included
4
Essays
8
Schools
6
Scores
0
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Candler, North Carolina
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My mother has and still is an important role model in my life. It started when my parents came to America. My father was an MD in China and came to America to pursue his dream of getting a PhD, which he did in 1998. My mother on the other hand had to start all over because she could not use her education from China in America. She became a full-time student and had a part-time job as a waitress, all...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
504 Words
First trimester my junior I took Developmental Biology as my first science class at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. This was the first year my school has ever offered and taught this class. I took the class because it was certainly different and unique from other biology classes. I also wanted to take it because it is career related (medicine) and learning where organisms originate and how they grow would greatly increase my understanding in biology. When...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
457 Words
A significant experience as well as a risk I have taken is applying to become a Student Ambassador at my school. This was a position that I really wanted to have at my school. I volunteered at open houses working along with current Student Ambassadors and I found that I really enjoyed what they did. I really enjoyed giving families tours of our school, answering their questions and publicizing our school. In general I enjoyed the constant social contact Student...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
301 Words
I am what they call an ABC, American born Chinese. I am 100% Chinese, yet I was born and raised in the USA. I am safe to say I am culturally American, but my mother has made a great effort to preserve the Chinese culture that will be forever part of me. Now that I am older I realize the importance of being multicultural and having a diverse way of thinking, so I now constantly try to combine the American culture...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2040
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Martial Arts

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHospital Volunteer, Marching Band, Philosophy Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Band

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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