College Admissions Info

ellen2015
Case Western Reserve University ‘19
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Spanish Language and Literature, Biotechnology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 supplemental essays

Student Background

From: , Kentucky
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Duke, Case, Villanova, Xavier, Columbia, Vanderbilt, WashU, BC, BU, GA Tech, SLU, Cincinnati, Louisville, UMich
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

35
ACT
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High School Performance

4.43
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Golf, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Tutoring/Mentoring, Spanish Club, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Science Club/Team, Best Buddies, Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Political Campaign
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College Application Essays

412 Words
Running to Medicine Running is something I love to do. As my feet hit the pavement, I spend my time thinking of ways that I can increase my speed and distance with every step. To me, becoming a physician is much like my outlook on running. From my experience shadowing surgeons, neonatologists, radiologists, and internal medicine specialists, and my experience volunteering in the emergency room, I know a career in medicine is challenging, but more than anything, my experiences have...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
152 Words
Duke University- The practice of medicine is a continuous evolution of new challenges, and the profession demands the constant introduction of new technologies. My career goal is to become a global physician, but I want to study biomedical engineering in my undergraduate education. Biomedical engineering is an opportunity to challenge my intellectual curiosity, ask questions that plague the real world, and put my medical knowledge and problem solving abilities to the test while finding solutions. Specifically, Duke is the best...



Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
249 Words
A community I am a member of is the Rising Star Studios, a branch of a local organization dedicated to young adults with developmental disabilities such as autism or Down's syndrome. In 2010, I entered the Rising Star music therapy class as a volunteer in hopes of using my musical gifts to help others enjoy music. In the beginning, I was nervous around the children who often times could not communicate with me, but I was quickly put at ease when...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
573 Words
Boston University- 2. Pablo Picasso once said, “We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand.” Do you believe art is a lie? What kinds of truth may art (or if you prefer, fiction, music, or poetry) cause us to realize? Our Own Truth in Art Art is an interpretation of the world. It is the way in which the artist understands the...









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