College Admissions Info

University of Connecticut, ‘20
BS, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

My name is Gifty Mensah, 19 years of age and attend UCONN.
From: Middletown , Connecticut
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
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Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 890
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High School Performance

Top 10%
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Track & Field (Recruited), Baseball
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Student Activities Committee
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UConn: Creative personal story
657 Words
Many people walk in and out of our lives, but only a few stay forever. We all have dreams we want to achieve, but become more motivated when we have a person next to us helping to fulfill them. Sometimes, that one person is the reason we truly enjoy life. My grandmother, Mrs. Florence Mintah, is the most influential person in my life. I lived with her in Ghana for 18 years and she taught me how to work hard, think...

Supplemental Essay for UConn: Diversity statement
216 Words
The concept of “Diversity” encompasses understanding that each individual is unique, and recognising our individual differences. It is about accepting each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing and celebrating the unlikely dimensions of diversity contained within each individual. Each culture provides its own special and irreplaceable contribution to our understanding of America today, and The World at large. I would be glad to participate in this program because I am an immigrant into the United States. I am...

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
121 Words
"The University of Connecticut is one of the top public research universities in the nation, with more than 30,000 students pursuing answers to critical questions in labs, lecture halls, and the community." UCONN has four regional campuses...