College Admissions Info

University of Connecticut, ‘18
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Windsor , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UConn, Emory, SUNY Geneseo
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, School Jazz / Orchestra, Athletics Organization, Church, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
41 Words
I talked about libraries and how reading has been an important part of my life because it allows me to escape bad situations in my life, learn how to handle difficult issues, and become more aware of the diversities of humanity.

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
69 Words
My favorite course so far has been Creative Writing, despite the fact that I'm a Biology major (and I really do...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Kind, outgoing,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
51 Words
There are so many people who don't party every weekend and get drunk- I thought...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
44 Words
I would make club sports more open to normal, athletic students- since the...

What I’d change about my application process
65 Words
I applied to schools based on what I expected to receive in financial aid, since I'd have to take loans...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
52 Words
I think that getting a job before college and/or in the summer after freshman year...

Why I declined other schools
51 Words
I got into Emory and SUNY Geneseo, and I declined both because they didn't offer...

Post-college plans
34 Words
I want to get a masters in Public Health, or...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
61 Words
Just apply to every single free scholarship application you're eligible for. Seriously. Every single one. During winter break...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
108 Words
I chose my extracurriculars based on what sounded interesting, which had cool members, and what was appropriate for my career interests. There's a big involvement fair every semester at UConn where you...