Gabriella
Gabriella,
Stony Brook ‘18
B.S., Marine Biology and Oceanography
Features Included
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Essays
7
Schools
2
Scores
4
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Pace University (New York, NY)
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY (Buffalo, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
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Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Marine Biology and Oceanography

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
364 Words
Being the second generation to be attending college in my family is a big accomplishment. I come from a Colombian background where my mother was the first generation born in the United States as well as the first to graduate from college. My father was also in the same position as my mother except his family came from Italy. Growing up in these two cultures has influenced my life in many ways. This diverse group of people each brings something...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
101 Words
When I first started out looking for schools I had no idea what I wanted. What I did was look for strong science schools, seeing as I was planning on...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
114 Words
I love how diverse my school is. I have grown as a person since I have been exposed to so many different cultures I previously had had little exposure to. The location is great. ...
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My advice about getting recommenders
114 Words
When I was choosing teachers to write my recommendation letters I considered two things: how well/long they knew me, and how their subject was related to me. I chose two teachers from my...
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How to increase chances at my school
145 Words
Go to the college fairs at your high school and write your name down on all of their lists and post cards. This shows a continued interest and will make your name show up in their databases. Visit the school, so you not...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.56
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic

Test Scores

Highest ACT
26
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1610
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1160
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoftball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesLocal Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Boy/Girl Scouts, Other Religious Affiliation

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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