Shivani Kulkar,
‘19
B.S., Anatomy, , Biology, , Biology and Biological Sciences
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..
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
5
Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Ahmednagar, Wisconsin, India
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi, Marathi, Spanish, Telugu

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
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Applied for a B.S. in Anatomy

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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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...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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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...
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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.)
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Independent, involved,...
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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...
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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...
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What set me apart from other applicants
47 Words
I think that the one thing that distinguished me from others was the fact...
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How I chose schools to apply to
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Since I want to go into Medical, I...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
27
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

Activities4-H, Choir, Hospital Volunteer, Spanish Club
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Experience & Awards

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Application Additional Materials

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