College Admissions Info

TheNotoriousPhD
TheNotoriousPh
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, ‘18
BS, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

First Year student at UNC Chapel Hill hoping to major in Computer Science and complete a PrePharmacy/Medicine program if possible! My interests include piano, tae kwon do, reading, food, table tennis, and sight-seeing. I look forward to working with you!
From: Mooresville , North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: UNC, Purdue, Illinois, NYU, Wake Forest, NC State, William & Mary
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

2090
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1460
Highest SAT: 2090
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High School Performance

3.71
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Table Tennis (Ping Pong)
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, Tutoring/Mentoring, Chess, Community Cleanup / Service, Science Club/Team, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

My natural habitat is where tater tots are consumed, homework questions are discussed, essays are proofread, the economic and political repercussions of the Death Star debated, and fashion suggestions are as common as snow in New England. These seemingly unrelated activities come together in one place in my life: the twenty-five minutes before class when a group known as The BottomFeeders ritually assembles everyday in Linda Pirek’s classroom. What started out as a simple relationship between teacher and student...









College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
163 Words
Sometimes a school will require that you take the SAT II, but even if they don’t, you should still consider taking one or two, especially if you can do well on them and even more so it they relate to your anticipated major. Extracurricular activities are also important...





Why I declined other schools
117 Words
I declined my other schools because I didn’t receive much financial aid. Chapel Hill offered me in-state tuition and it ranked quite highly in my eyes for quality of education. It also offered me...





What I’d change about my application process
39 Words
I would have done my financial aid forms more carefully in order...





My advice about getting recommenders
90 Words
I had my Bio-Med teacher and my Pre-Calculus teacher write my letters during my Junior Year since I applied early for all of my schools. I recommend...