College Admissions Info

LiRui
LiRui
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill ‘17
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a student at UNC-Chapel HIll pursuing a BS in Biochemistry.
From: Candler , North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Wake Forest, UNC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2040
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Martial Arts
Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, Marching Band, Philosophy Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Band
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College Application Essays

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...







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...







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...







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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