College Admissions Info

Shivani Kulkar
BS, Anatomy, Biology, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hello, everyone! My name is Shivani and I'm looking forward to get into Medical school! I really want to specialize in cardiology and this has been my dream since I was in 3rd grade..
From: Ahmednagar , Wisconsin , India
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Marquette, Wisconsin, U of Minnesota
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, Marathi, Spanish, Telugu

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: 4-H, Choir, Hospital Volunteer, Spanish Club
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College Application Essays

Fail-ee-er Urgh! Just thinking about that word makes me wince. Alas, I experience failure every day in my life. There is not a single experience that I can recount as a failure because I have experienced so many that giving preference to one over another seems unmerited. All my failed attempts at succeeding have taught me something or another and not one life lesson learned from these experiences is better. What people consider the humdrum undertakings, I consider opportunities. What...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
419 Words
During the summer vacation of 2014, I visited University of Wisconsin Madison. I had previously visited many others schools and held them into consideration, but none seemed to quite satisfy me. Sure, they were all great schools with major academic and extracurricular achievements but none of them seemed up to par with my expectations. During the tour, I found myself envisioning roaming down the halls of Madison, participating in the wide array of activities held in the arena, and volunteering at...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
502 Words
Step into the long corridors of Homestead, stop a hustling student and simply question if they know me. Most likely, the answer is yes. They wouldn’t know me due to my academic performance, athletic records or the circling school gossip. However, the one thing that they would admittedly distinguish me through is my stature. Weighing just over hundred pounds and standing 5 feet tall, I am what people would consider abnormal, or odd. Normally, oddity is automatically associated to being...

Additional Essay Details:
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University of Chicago: Prompt: What's so odd about odd numbers? (Inspired by Mario Rosasco, Class of 2009.)

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Independent, involved,...

What I’d change about my application process
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If I had to change one thing about my application process, I would definitely tell myself...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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If you are going into Medical, then I would recommend to do some type of...

What set me apart from other applicants
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I think that the one thing that distinguished me from others was the fact...

How I chose schools to apply to
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Since I want to go into Medical, I...