College Admissions Info

University of Miami, ‘17
BS, Public Health, Microbiology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 8 advice topics

Student Background

From: Baltimore , Maryland
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Miami, Purdue, UMBC, UMD, Colgate, Drexel, Howard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
13 Words
What life circumstances have you experienced that make cultural awareness important to you?

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
13 Words
What are your academic goals and how do you plan to achieve them?

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
65 Words
As a microbiology/immunology major, my favorite course thus far has to be intro to microbiology. The microbiology advisor is...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
56 Words
Do activities that relate to what you want to do in the future. Internships are the best...

What set me apart from other applicants
128 Words
What set me apart from other students are the variety of experiences I had in my life. Looking at my profile, you might just think I got into these schools because of my race but if you get...

Why I declined other schools
68 Words
I declined schools like Purdue and Colgate because of one simple fact. I hate the cold. It helped that Miami...

Post-college plans
60 Words
After college I plan to apply to MD/PhD programs throughout the country. While at University of Miami,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
89 Words
I ultimately chose Miami because I got a full tuition scholarchip, the environment is beautiful, and it had everything else I wanted (academics, social life, fun). Palm...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
57 Words
Miami is like a dream or a resort. Palm trees, hammocks, and smiles on everyone’s face...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
70 Words
The only thing I can say about paying for school is apply for as many scholarships as possible. I got a...