d.nguyen96
d.nguyen96,
UMich ‘19
B.S.
Alumni of a Top 10 High School in the US and First Generation College Student attending the University of Michigan!
Features Included
4
Essays
20
Schools
8
Scores
6
Advice
9
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Sterling Heights, Michigan
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Early Action, Accepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Loyola University Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
631 Words
Embarrassing mistake, Failure experience
The one morning that I decided to actually listen to my mother was that one morning that ended up costing my family $10,000 in car damages, putting the loud BANG into the end of my junior year. One of my biggest failures in life was the morning of my first car accident on June 3, 2014. Listening to my mom, I decided not to go to McDonald's to get my daily dosage of coffee. Working at McDonald's, who could not pass up 50% off...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
533 Words
The primary UM Undergraduate school that I am applying for is the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) with a hope of also being admitted into the Ross School of Business through its preferred admission program. Both of these schools support my interests in numerous ways. LSA provides lots of flexibility in the courses that I am able to take that will fulfill my major requirements. Coming from an IB Diploma Program, many of the classes that I...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
272 Words
One of the communities that I am proud to be a part of is the community of my high school, "International Academy East". This community is not just the typical high school where students and teachers wake up at 6 AM and end the day at 3 PM. It is a community of teachers and students that go above and beyond to make the IA a safe, learning community. This community has been a large part of my life for the past...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
261 Words
Being a Vietnamese-American has been one of the hardest things that I have endured during my entire life. Always being ostracized by others for being different. I apologize to the world that I am not Chinese, or Japanese, or Korean and do not fit the stereotypical image of a typical Asian. I take my cultural roots very seriously and growing up in a community with a majority of CaucasianAmericans makes it extremely difficult to be myself. I have found myself...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
54 Words
If possible, try and take College Courses during your summer! You can get a heard start...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
Studious, Knowledgeable,...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
52 Words
I chose the University of Michigan over many other prestigious universities is because of the cost...
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My advice about getting recommenders
28 Words
Do not just ask letters of recommendations from...
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What I’d change about my application process
60 Words
Do not apply to so many schools in which you absolutely know you will not attend! I spent...
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What set me apart from other applicants
54 Words
What really set me apart from my other classmates that I had many dual enrollment credits...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Model Congress / Model UN, School Band, Yearbook, Hospital Volunteer, National Honor Society, Math Team, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Multicultural / International Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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