jra005
jra005,
Columbia ‘19
B.S., Neuroscience
Neuroscience. Ambitious. Eccentric. Compassionate. Intellectual. Volleyball. Avid Reader. Roar Lion Roar!
Features Included
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Essays
20
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Scores
1
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Hemet, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Reed College (Portland, OR)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Sometimes squeezing my jaw tightly shut and holding onto my cheek was the only way to bear the pain without pain killers. I understood that we couldn't afford to go to the dentist, but having those relentless moments of excruciating pain become a normal part of my life was difficult to get used to. I remember being grateful for the times when my nerves went dormant, but those were always temporary. It wasn't until this past April that,...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
302 Words
Ask employees at Microsoft what ‘LCD’ means, and they will most likely give the simple answer that it is an acronym for liquid crystal display. I, however, have transformed the significance of this technological term in this short essay to represent the basis of what I find most appealing about Columbia University: Location, Core and Diversity. Beginning as an economic hallmark of the Dutch Overseas Empire, New York City remains a world-class city in contemporary society. The opportunities are unbounded...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
802 Words
I’d like to view the world as one huge test tube with a solution distilled into different layers of acidity. Every person fits into a layer, at the most acidic layer close to 0 are the most extroverted people and at the most basic layer near 14 are the most introverted people. Although I am instructed to not be neutral, I must admit that after a thorough reflection of my behavior, I have decided to place myself accordingly in this figurative...
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Additional Essay Details
1304 Words
I am aware that some of my family members sell drugs for supplemental income and a family party is never party unless there is alcohol. I joined Friday Night Live last year because of its commitment to providing teenagers with healthy and fun alternatives to drugs and alcohol. Through this club, I had the opportunity of attending an active youth leadership conference where I learned of the stories and livelihood of many other students that contributed to my evolving perspective...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.25
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details12 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, Yearbook, National Honor Society, Volunteer Coach, Debate Club/Team
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