SigniorXia,
BU ‘19
B.A., Biology
Energetic and outgoing with a dash of intelligence and diligence
Features Included
1
Essays
9
Schools
14
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Carlsbad, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Gan Chinese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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Boston University (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
663 Words
Family member’s disability
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,...
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General 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...
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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...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
34 Words
Don't dabble. Just try to be really good at a...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
37 Words
Internships, volunteering, and research opportunties are great things to add to...
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My advice about getting recommenders
27 Words
Always be nice to your teachers and talk...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.21
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2200
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChess, American Red Cross, Model Congress / Model UN

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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