filoteia19
filoteia19,
Rhodes ‘19
B.S., Biology, , Neuroscience
I am a freshman at Rhodes College double majoring in Neuroscience and Biology with a minor in Spanish on a Pre-Med Health track.
Features Included
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Essays
6
Schools
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Scores
11
Advice
9
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Goodlettsvlle, Tennessee
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Romanian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Belmont University (Nashville, TN)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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Rhodes College (Memphis, TN)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
656 Words
Place you’re content
As we approached the gray Smoky Mountains, they appeared cold, unwelcoming, and void of life. The morning itself was gray and surrounding us was the curling fog that blurred color and shape. Shadows of vague familiarity, the Smoky Mountains before us were a stark contrast from the captivating mountains portrayed in the brochures that my senior class had anticipated seeing. Regardless of this disillusionment, I was thrilled to begin the hike towards Clingmans Dome. As I looked upon the trail...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
656 Words
With nothing else but four suitcases stuffed with clothes, documents, and memorabilia, my family and I left Romania for the fabled country of America. Here, our beautiful, old home was replaced by a semi-truck, one that my father, mother, sister, and I lived in for our first two years until my father, a truck driver, had saved enough money to buy our current home in Tennessee. Years later, I asked my parents what possibly could have been worth all the...
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Additional Essay Details
26 Words
I had to write the supplemental essay in addition to the common application essay when I applied to the Honors Program at University of Tennessee Knoxville.
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Smart, Open-Minded,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
50 Words
Make sure you find a mentor who truly knows you not only as a student...
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How to increase chances at my school
57 Words
Be involved in community service and have a high academic standing. Additionally, join as many clubs as...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
38 Words
Start applying early for scholarships! Use free search engines to find...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
47 Words
Rhodes is a small, private, liberal arts school in a big city. There is...
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How I chose schools to apply to
144 Words
Knowing I wanted to pursue a Pre-Med track during college, I searched for schools that would provide me with the best education that would allow me to feel prepared to take the MCAT and continue on to Medical School. I also believe that...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
70 Words
For a Pre-Med student, Rhodes is the perfect choice. The school offers so many opportunities for research and internships especially due...
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Post-college plans
50 Words
After I graduate from Rhodes College, I plan on continuing my education at Medical School...
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What I’d change about my application process
98 Words
I wish I did not overwhelm myself by applying to so many schools and not concentrating enough on applying for private scholarships. I underestimated myself and did not need...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
58 Words
Get yourself involved in community service and volunteer anywhere and everywhere. If you are thinking about going...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
37 Words
There are over 100 different clubs to choose from. Over 50% of the...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.94
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420
Other SAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Community Cleanup / Service, Student Council / Government, Science Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Multicultural / International Club, Library Volunteer, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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