UMich ‘19
B.S., Physics
I am an incoming freshman to the University of Michigan. Happy to help anyone interested in my experience with the college application process!
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Hometown Chesterfield, Michigan
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)

Applied for a B.S. in Physics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
518 Words
Your disability
Every person has their own challenges in life. It is never easy to overcome them, but it forces you to become a better and stronger person. It defines your character and helps add to your life experience. When I was eleven, I received life-altering news. I had been noticing some odd symptoms, but like any other eleven year old, I was naive to the possibility of a serious illness. At a routine physical, my pediatrician referred me to a Gastroenterologist....
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
203 Words
I first learned about Brown at an informational meeting. I didn't know anything about the college, but I was immediately turned on by the speaker. Brown stood for values I hold deep within me. I knew right away that I wanted to go there. To me, Brown stands for freedom and happiness. Brown gives freedom through its unique core curriculum. When I heard that students were given the opportunity to build their own core, choose all of their own classes,...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
246 Words
The University of Michigan’s College of LSA – Biophysics - has several unique qualities which makes this curriculum perfect for me to attend. These qualities include a rigorous academics program, a diverse population of students, several extracurricular activities and a program that is well know around the world. These qualities would allow me to support my extreme interest in the field of Biophysics. The degree program for Biophysics is the program that I am intently interested in attending. I have...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
399 Words
The University of Chicago is a unique place for me to express my interests without fear of judgement. At the college, I will have an opportunity to experience a diverse culture. People coming from all different backgrounds attend the University of Chicago. Being different is encouraged, not looked down upon. In the school district I am in now, there is not a lot of diversity. It seems like people are afraid to be different because of the consequences. I want...
Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
607 Words
Whether or not we like it or not, we were all grown up surrounded by the culture we’ve created for ourselves. Culture has the potential to be a great, uplifting thing. However, our culture has recently turned into a negative thing. Tuesdays with Morrie is an inspirational novel about a man’s journey to death and his advice as he reflects on his life. This book, along with the influence of my mom in my hardships, has defined my...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
628 Words
“If you were a number on the pH scale, what would you be and why?” Hours were spent grueling over my calculator taking the negative logarithm of the Hydrogen Ion concentration in a solution. AP Chemistry was the hardest, but most rewarding, class I’ve ever taken. And acids and bases, along with pH diagrams, were at the heart of it. As I am, one single pH value can not accurately describe my personality. Rather, my personality would be best...
Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
166 Words
Throughout high school, I've learned that believing service to be a chore will prevent oneself from numerous life-changing experiences. In order to feel satisfied with life, one must be surrounded by positive, caring people. I've found that the people I meet at community events are some of the most bright, uplifting people on this planet. One school club in particular, MST Leadership, has allowed me to give back to the community on numerous occasion. Whenever is in need of assistance,...

General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
30 Words
Research the colleges of choice more thoroughly before applying...

High School Performance

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High School TypePublic
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ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring, Science Club/Team
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