rhandy
rhandy,
Stony Brook ‘18
B.S., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, , Pre-Medicine Studies
Human Evolutionary Biology/Premed Major pursuing a career in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery.
Features Included
3
Essays
9
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
21
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown Sharon Springs
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • University at New Paltz - SUNY (New Paltz, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
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Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
1347 Words
Transition to adulthood
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....
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
12 Words
I sent multiple essays depending on what school I was applying to.
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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.
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General 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2000
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1410
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball, Skiing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican 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

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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