TheNotoriousPhD
TheNotoriousPh,
UNC ‘18
B.S., Computer Science
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!
Features Included
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Essays
11
Schools
12
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Mooresville, North Carolina
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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

GPA
3.71
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2090
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1460
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTable Tennis (Ping Pong)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, Tutoring/Mentoring, Chess, Community Cleanup / Service, Science Club/Team, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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