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McGill56935,
McGill ‘19
B.S., Biology
Nerd alert! I love playing video games and watching anime, but I still stay on top of my grades :)
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
12
Scores
1
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Westford, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
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McGill University (Montreal, Canada)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
660 Words
Childhood memory, Chinese heritage, Death of a loved one
To some, what remains of a deceased’s belongings may only serve as a bitter reminder of death that must be stashed away, but I have come to view these belongings as a form of release. Within an owner’s possessions are memories of the owner themselves, and these memories allow those who have passed to live on. When my grandmother passed away at the ripe age of eighty-nine, my parents began to talk of cleaning out my grandmother’s...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
31 Words
I wrote about how incredible this universe is, and how when it comes down to it, attempts at categorizing people using personality traits and habits overlooks how unique each person is.
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Additional Essay Details
139 Words
For my personal statement, I touched upon a subject that has impacted me very deeply, which helped in making my descriptions more vivid in order to evoke empathy from the reader. My mistake was that in rashly choosing an emotional experience, I had neglected to formulate exactly what kind of a point I wanted to make clear to the reader. Don't make that mistake; have a thesis in mind first, then build your statement around it. If you happen to...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
40 Words
Go out of your comfort zone! You only get around four years...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.12
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2330
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1570
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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