pmadel1ne,
UT Austin ‘24
B.S., Neuroscience
Hardworking natural sciences student.
Features Included
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Essays
3
Schools
10
Scores
3
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Arlington, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
The lessons that we learn from hard work are often the most valuable result of that work. Accomplishments after long periods of striving are admirable, but what is learned from those efforts helps people mature and realize their strengths and faults. I am well acquainted with challenges and goals, mostly in an academic context. When my teachers marked me as “gifted” at a young age, I embarked on a lifelong path of challenging classes and high expectations. Junior year has...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
35 Words
Set a strict timeline for yourself to finish your essays. This...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
53 Words
As someone who hasn't really struggled in life, I felt that I would have nothing to...
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My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
49 Words
AP courses are a great way to show colleges that you're ready for advanced coursework....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.70
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1480
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, National Honor Society, Help Save Our Environment, Foreign Language, Science Club/Team, Other Club/Activity
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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