ez5475@wayne.e
ez5475@wayne.e,
Wayne State ‘16
B.S., Biology and Biological Sciences
Part-time EMT and full-time medical student, interested in trauma/critical care surgery.
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
8
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Plymouth, Michigan
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
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Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology and Biological Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Statement on the difficulty I had in school and life after I was forced to quit my sport (figure skating) when my mother lost her job; she and I both had depression, it affected my life greatly, I had overcome it and returned to the sport later when she found another job.
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Supplemental Essay Explaining low grades/scores
33 Words
explained why I got the extremely low grade for one semester of AP US history and some of the other low grades around that time (explanation being depression and bad personal stuff happening)
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
139 Words
I don't regret applying to schools that were clearly beyond me (Harvard, Yale, etc). I would have always wondered if I hadn't applied, and it was still a good experience to fill out the applications. I was interviewed by Harvard and Duke,...
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Post-college plans
57 Words
I am taking the MCAT in two months, and I'm now researching medical schools to apply to....
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My advice about getting recommenders
740 Words
I got recommendations from my chemistry teacher, my AP calc AB teacher, and my band director. I actually got to read the band director's letter, and it seemed great at the time, but it turned out he wrote basically the same thing for everyone. I thought he might know me "personally" the best, but I don't think he really did. I liked my chem and AP calc teachers a lot, but once again, I don't think they really knew me. I'm running into the same things now as I apply to medical schools. Colleges don't want to see letters of...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.75
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1390
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1020
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, Athletics Organization, National Honor Society, Gay/Straight Alliance, Hospital Volunteer
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
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