College Admissions Info

Vanderbilt University, ‘18
BA, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Currently a student at Vanderbilt University focusing on Pre-Medical studies.
From: Carson City , Nevada
Gender: Male
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Vanderbilt, UN-Reno, Santa Clara
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, Student Council / Government, Church
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College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
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After being waitlisted (I wasn't deferred so I can't give advice on that), it's really important to communicate with the college and show interest, and also to provide the college with any updates to your application that could work in your favor. This can be anything you forgot to include in the first place, or something...

How to increase chances at my school
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Vanderbilt seems to look for well rounded applicants who show a variety of interests. I know that might sound cliche, but I think it's important in that some colleges do seem more prone to latching on to people with great talent in one particular thing, but without particular strengths in other things. At Vanderbilt, on the...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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I think it's really good and important to have a regular activity that conveys your sense of responsibility and emotional maturity. I suppose the two types of activities that do this best are jobs and volunteering activities. Clubs and sports etc. are very good too, but I feel...