guptas
guptas,
Union ‘15
B.S., Biology
Union College (Schenectady, NY) Student. Enrolled in the Leadership in Medicine program with guaranteed admission to Albany Medical College.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
13
Scores
6
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Portland, Oregon
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Albany Medical College (Albany, NY)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
  • University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
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Union College (Schenectady, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
670 Words
Career aspirations, Reaching a goal
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...
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Wealthy, extroverted,...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
8 Words
Sports, volunteering...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
5 Words
Greek life...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
8 Words
I did...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
12 Words
For the BS/MD...
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My advice about getting recommenders
17 Words
Choose teachers in high school...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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