College Admissions Info

Amherst College, ‘21
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

Hello! I will be attending Amherst College in Massachusetts as a Biochemistry major!
From: Tempe , Arizona
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic, Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
Accepted At: UCLA, USC, Pomona, UMich, Hamilton, Arizona State, Case
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

Top 5%
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Amherst, USC, Pomona, UMich, Hamilton, Case, UChicago, Brown, Columbia, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Dartmouth, UPenn, UC Berkeley, Duke, Vanderbilt, Stanford: Death of a loved one
663 Words
When lightning stri- The music stopped. In that moment, the constant stream of sound in my head, just, stopped. Sound has been deeply embedded in me for as long as I can remember. It began during my toddler years as I attempted to express myself through song, but produced inexplicable sounds. My parents assumed something was wrong and brought me to Phoenix Children’s Hospital to visit a hearing specialist, but still, I produced no words--just sounds. As I entered...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
46 Words
The idea of college didn't "click" in my head until the 2nd semester of...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
54 Words
I participated in 2 summer programs: One was the ASU Barrett Summer Scholars and the other was...

My advice about getting recommenders
72 Words
Choose recommenders that you are VERY close with! One of my recommenders was my science teCher for both freshman and sophomore year,...

What set me apart from other applicants
32 Words
Make sure to be true to yourself in ALL your...