tawe141
tawe141,
Emory ‘17
B.S., Chemistry
All things chemistry
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Essays
14
Schools
14
Scores
0
Advice
3
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Saratoga, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
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Emory University (Atlanta, GA)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemistry

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The philosophical question of “what is life?” really has a simple answer. Life is the precise control of genes through biological and chemical processes that must occur at an exact time and location. I turned to the chemistry behind genetics, where I hoped to find the link between slight changes in the chemical structure of DNA and the resulting phenotypic consequences at an organismal level. In doing so, I focused on molecular genetics and experiencing the research process so that...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Brown University built my foundations as a geneticist through a three week course teaching the protocols for genetic manipulation in a laboratory environment. The research program at the University of California in Santa Barbara granted me the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience on the research process, from developing an idea to writing the paper and presenting the results. I bring to Emory my interdisciplinary grasp of molecular genetics, evolutionary genetics, and ecology as well as my aptitude in all...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
224 Words
One of the classes I had always hoped to take was one that taught how to teach. The techniques in clearly explaining an idea seem so obscure. How is a teacher so flexible that she can immediately analyze a student’s learning personality and adapt by changing her way of teaching? As I tutored, I always felt that I stumble far too often. It was not that I forgot some crucial detail in how polymerase chain reaction works. Rather, I...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHospital Volunteer, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring
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