College Admissions Info

SigniorXia
Boston University ‘19
BA, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Energetic and outgoing with a dash of intelligence and diligence
From: Carlsbad , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Wesleyan, Grinnell, UCSD, DePauw, BU, UCSB
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Gan Chinese

Test Scores

2200
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.21
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Chess, American Red Cross, Model Congress / Model UN
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family member’s disability
663 Words
As a child I often wondered how great towers like the ones in Shanghai and Dubai could stand tall amidst the wind and weather. As I grew older, I learned that underneath their beautiful glass exteriors were steel structures and pillars. But when I was a boy I didn't know that I'd have to be a pillar myself. Growing up, my family was the opposite of a great tower, crumbling and falling apart. My mother and father were always fighting,...









College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
53 Words
Be yourself. Honestly, when a college is reading your application, all they will care about is...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
64 Words
My family paid for a counselor. He was pretty good, and edited my essays a lot. But I believe...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
34 Words
Don't dabble. Just try to be really good at a...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
37 Words
Internships, volunteering, and research opportunties are great things to add to...





My advice about getting recommenders
27 Words
Always be nice to your teachers and talk...