chipotleburrito
chipotleburrit,
Amherst ‘19
B.S., Biology
Hi! My name is Asia and I'm currently a biology major on pre med track at Amherst College. I play tennis and the baritone saxophone!
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Essays
8
Schools
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Scores
5
Advice
7
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Boston, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Amherst College (Amherst, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
603 Words
Place you’re content
This was one of several essays that I wrote for college applications. Although Amherst College never read this particular essay, I got into many colleges with this as my common app essay. There are endless reasons why I should hate riding on airplanes. There is never enough quality food, the seats aren't comfortable, there's a complete lack of personal space, and I have to pay if I want to use the wi-fi. Ironically, even with all of the...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
75 Words
If given a chance to repeat the application process, I would have told myself to stop obsessing over school with popular names and...
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My advice about getting recommenders
151 Words
Choose teachers that you had Junior year because those are the teachers that will remember you the best. If you've had the teacher for more than one year, that is even better. Don't necessarily gravitate toward teachers that gave you A's. Instead, choose the teacher...
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How to increase chances at my school
153 Words
Research the school, visit the school, fall in love with the school, eat, sleep, and breathe the school. Ok, maybe I'm exaggerating a little, but make sure you know as much as you can about the school. Don't just fawn over a big name school (I'll...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
55 Words
The only advice I can give for how to spend your summer is just to spend it...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
46 Words
Out of the schools I was accepted to, Amherst College was going to give...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.14
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
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
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1910
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Band, School Choir, School Theater/Plays, National Honor Society, French Club

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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