justinlee256
justinlee256,
Carleton
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, , Physics
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
8
Scores
0
Advice
7
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Portsmouth, Rhode Island
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian, Black / African American, Native American, White Non-Hispanic
Class of2019
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • Bates College (Lewiston, ME)
  • Union College (Schenectady, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
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Carleton College (Northfield, MN)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
652 Words
Love of outdoors, Place you’re content
The sounds of the jungle reverberated around me, the birds and insects roared relentlessly in the background. I heard the snap of a twig somewhere off to the left and saw my uncle's hand reach slowly for his gun. We waited a moment in silence, heard nothing else, so we resumed walking. Despite being only about one hundred and fifty feet inland from the banks of the Essequibo River, we still had to stay vigilant for jungle predators. I felt...
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Supplemental Essay Explaining low grades/scores
646 Words
At the age of thirteen, I was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, a developmental and learning disorder on the autism spectrum. Despite my unusually late diagnosis, I have struggled with the symptoms of the disorder all my life. While the cause of the "disability" as some call it, is not known, its effects include delays in the development of several basic skills, most notably social and communicative skills. Additionally, the disorder manifests itself in a myriad of other ways, including, behavioral...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.40
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf, Football, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, Math Team, Science Club/Team, National Honor Society, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Science Club/Team, Biking/Cycling
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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