College Admissions Info

rhandy
rhandy
Stony Brook University - SUNY, ‘18
BS, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Pre-Medicine Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Human Evolutionary Biology/Premed Major pursuing a career in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery.
From: Sharon Springs
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Stony Brook, SUNY New Paltz, Binghamton, Rochester, Marist, UMass, Syracuse, McGill
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2000
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Skiing
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Athletics Organization, Boy/Girl Scouts, Yearbook, Choir, Drama Production Crew, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Hospital Volunteer, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Prom Committee, School Band, School Choir, School Jazz / Orchestra, Science Club/Team, Spanish Club, Student Council / Government, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Transition to adulthood
1347 Words
Welcome, Class of 2014, family, friends, and teachers. Our time in high school, our time as kids, has now come to an end. We can’t fight it anymore guys, let’s face it… we aren’t getting any younger. All of my life, like many of my classmates I am sure, I just wanted to grow up; however, now that I’ve seen my childhood, and especially my senior year, fly by so quickly, I wish I had more time....



















Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
12 Words
I sent multiple essays depending on what school I was applying to.

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
22 Words
My college essay that was uniformly sent to all schools was about my Aunt who passed away and inspired and motivated me.

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
47 Words
I would change the amount of activities on campus and how they are advertised...





What I’d change about my application process
78 Words
Although it was rewarding to apply to and then be accepted into my dream schools, it was hard to choose because I knew...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
51 Words
Generally, interviewers just want to know that you're involved in different clubs and activities at...





What set me apart from other applicants
142 Words
I was part of a medical program my senior year. I sacrificed a lot by being in the program because I was away from my home school and classmates every day while working in the hospital. It was advanced placement and I wasn't...





Why I ultimately chose my school
92 Words
I chose my school because their biology program was very strong (I originally came in as a biology major). I also loved the school because it was in...