AlexMorano
AlexMorano,
Arizona ‘18
B.S., Molecular Biology, , Veterinary Medicine
Undergraduate at the University of Arizona, full tuition scholarship due to National Merit Scholar award
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
19
Scores
3
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Houston, Arizona
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
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University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)

Applied for a B.S. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
664 Words
Diversity statement
"I'm a gay person so I don't live in a free country." -ANONYMOUS The world, for me, was always made of glass, spun perfection that my very presence marred. It had been created for me, fermented in its culture, matured, solidified into an immutable form, the precision-placement of every atom reminding me constantly that I did not belong. I was incongruous with the pre-determined balance, California born but transported to southeast Texas at the tender age of four, the child...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
25 Words
Sent as a supplemental essay, written for the main prompt of where I felt safe but applicable to a specific question posed by the school
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Additional Essay Details
649 Words
Not a Watchmaker, an Architect In the beginning, I was entrusted with a world. Minecraft’s big bang was the click of a button and the game out of its endless permutations created a vast ecosystem, a frontier to challenge the grandeur of that which inspired idealistic immigrants of the Gilded Age. Here, I am Aeneas come to the Italian peninsula, refugee of real-world responsibilities as demanding as the Trojan War; the year is 753 B.C. and as I gaze...
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
146 Words
You should always take classes on things you really enjoy. I loved AP Chemistry in high school even though it was challenging so I was excited for Organic Chemistry in college. It has been my favorite course so far and I enjoyed it more...
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What I’d change about my application process
187 Words
I made a lot of mistakes during my application process that could've been avoided had I been more proactive. First, I didn't study for either the ACT or SAT, and I only took each test once. If I had studied and taken the tests again I would've gotten even better grades and stood a better chance...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
221 Words
I got accepted to 1 of my 3 top choices schools, Cornell University, but I did not receive any scholarship money or financial aid from them and if I had chosen to go to Cornell, I would be neck-deep in student loans. However, as a National Merit Scholar, i was awarded a full tuition scholarship to the University of Arizona. Because my future career path doesn't require an...
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High School Performance

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

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2210
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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