upennkid97
upennkid97,
UPenn ‘19
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
I am a freshman at UPenn who is really into science and science research!
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
10
Scores
2
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Larchmont, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Every morning in the laboratory I tended to my cells, much as a mother cat tends to its litter. I was trying to combine cells from the body's immune system with the body's fat cells, all within a petri dish. As an intern at Rockefeller University, I was working on obesity research, mentored by an expert in the field. I knew this would be an especially rewarding experience for me. As it would happen, my internship at Rockefeller marked my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
666 Words
I have a wide array of academic interests: from history and philosophy, to mathematics and science. With its liberal arts orientation and access to the extensive resources of the University, the College of Arts and Sciences would be the ideal environment in which to pursue my interests. I have always had a passion for science and medicine. In my high school's Science Research elective, I focused on research using biotechnology techniques to activate the body's own immune defenses against disease....
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
47 Words
Internships are a great summer activity for both high school and college students! Working...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
76 Words
I have had very different experiences interviewing at different schools. At Yale I did an on campus interview that didn't go to well....
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Science Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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