College Admissions Info

guptas
guptas
Union College , Albany Medical College ‘15
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 6 advice topics

Student Background

Union College (Schenectady, NY) Student. Enrolled in the Leadership in Medicine program with guaranteed admission to Albany Medical College.
From: Portland , Oregon
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, Cornell, Oregon State, U Oregon, Union, Washington
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi

Test Scores

2120
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2120
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Chess
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Career aspirations, Reaching a goal
670 Words
My Best Summer Camp The human race has become very advanced; we are doing things that we would never have imagined possible centuries back. In spite of our advancements, we have failed to fully control one thing plaguing human kind- disease. Recently Paul Allen, the owner of the Portland Trail Blazers NBA team and one of the world’s richest people, was diagnosed with cancer. I was terrified that even someone so wealthy was helpless in the face of such...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
135 Words
Union’s approach in interdisciplinary study works particularly well for me because it helps broaden my horizon concerning a particular field. Many topics would be neglected being studied solely by themselves because we wouldn’t be able to see the connections they possess with other topics. For example, in terms of biomedical engineering, it wouldn’t be as practical to teach what a prosthetic is and how the human body accepts foreign substances separately; it would make more sense to...



College Admissions Advice

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





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
8 Words
Sports, volunteering...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
5 Words
Greek life...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
8 Words
I did...





Why I ultimately chose my school
12 Words
For the BS/MD...





My advice about getting recommenders
17 Words
Choose teachers in high school...





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