College Admissions Info

a.oh29
a.oh29
Washington University in St. Louis ‘20
BS, Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I honestly didn't get into WashU for my test scores.
From: Bothell , Washington
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2200
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
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High School Performance

3.87
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Multicultural / International Club, After School Sports Coach, Community Cleanup / Service, Church
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College Application Essays

When I was six years old, I loved to lie down on a grassy hillside by my house and stare at the clouds, anticipating what animal or object I might be able to discern in the white, wispy wonderland. My mind swirled with these breathtaking figures; they were astronomical. As a rebellious child, I sought cloud-watching to escape my seemingly monotonous home life. Even now, I will never become bored from just staring at the blue yonder. One day, Jake,...









College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
39 Words
ALWAYS APPLY FOR MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS THAT YOU QUALIFY FOR. I cannot stress...





What set me apart from other applicants
142 Words
During the application process, I realized that schools want unique and diverse people that can contribute to their campus. And, I mean, me being an asian male, standing out to the admissions committee would require a little something extra. I took a...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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Wash U: The interview is very casual, and it's more for yourself than for the school. This is your chance to ask questions about the school, and actually have a conversation with a person...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Down-to-Earth - WashU kids are really unique and have their own quirks that make the campus life really fun and interesting. Smart - I mean, these kids are smart. They can have fun whenever, but their knowledge got them into the...





Why I ultimately chose my school
70 Words
I found Wash U to be my final choice, because of the great academics, diverse campus, friendly students, and the overall...