uklejaj,
Duke ‘19
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, , Biology, , Chemistry
Jacob Ukleja
Features Included
5
Essays
9
Schools
19
Scores
0
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Weston, Florida
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
Other Language(s) Spoken Polish, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Duke University (Durham, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
680 Words
Place you’re content
There’s not a lot of time between points during a tennis match, yet somehow I always find time to think, more so than usual during a match point. Regrets fly everywhere as hindsight starts to take over. It doesn’t matter now because I’m not going to give up just yet. These tennis courts that I call heaven, even when match point down, are where I am perfectly content. For some reason, my brain has become perfectly synchronized...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
629 Words
There’s an AP Physics C lesson unfolding on the board, something about moment of inertia. At least, I think it’s on that; in all honesty, I’ve zoned out temporarily. My mind has “gone fishing” and will return shortly. Right now, it’s fishing for that chord. It’s a B-flat minor 7th chord. I know it; it has to be. That’s the first of three chords in Sam Smith’s song “Stay With Me.” I can...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
656 Words
Albert Einstein once said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Essentially, the world needs innovators and thinkers who will defy convention and the norm for the better. I want an environment where I am genuinely challenged to become a worldly individual; that environment is the University of Chicago. The University of Chicago possesses a tremendously varied and distinguished group of alumni. No doubt essential to this success is the diversity from...
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Supplemental Essay Explaining disciplinary action
507 Words
From a young age, the medicinal process always fascinated me with the myriad of medical dramas occupying prime time television. Likewise, with my father being a gastroenterologist, I would sit in his office some weekends and peruse old medical journals. Although I understood almost none of the big words, I eagerly read along for the sake of learning something new. I volunteered at the Cleveland Clinic Weston as soon as I was old enough; I strived to do it all....
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
773 Words
Thesis on Odd Numbers It is commonly assumed in number theory that no perfect numbers (a number where the sum of its positive divisors excluding the number itself is equal to the number) are odd. There are many established criteria required for an odd number to be considered “perfect,” but for now, the feat to this day remains unattainable. More concerning than the unobtainable standards of flawlessness is the reality that we still abide to calling half of all the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
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Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
2220
 
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Converted SAT Score1520
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details16 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band

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