rebecca_win,
UConn ‘18
B.S., Biology
Features Included
1
Essays
7
Schools
10
Scores
10
Advice
8
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Windsor, Connecticut
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University at Geneseo - SUNY (Geneseo, NY)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
41 Words
Place you’re content
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.
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General 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...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Kind, outgoing,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Why I declined other schools
51 Words
I got into Emory and SUNY Geneseo, and I declined both because they didn't offer...
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Post-college plans
34 Words
I want to get a masters in Public Health, or...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.87
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, School Jazz / Orchestra, Athletics Organization, Church, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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