chens
chens,
Willamette ‘18
B.S., Biology
I am a Biology major/Chem minor at Willamette University. I love photography, art, and food.
Features Included
2
Essays
15
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown San Francisco, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionAccepted From Waitlist
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • University of California - Merced (Merced, CA)
  • University of California - Riverside (Riverside, CA)
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)
  • Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ)
  • University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
  • Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)
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Willamette University (Salem, OR)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“SPEAK!” my first-grade teacher yelled. I glanced up at a sea of eyes. After the first syllable, I was on my way. Snickers and giggles. This was the first time I had spoken in class. As a little girl, I counted the hours until my parents came home. I listened in rapture to their tales of coming to America: my father, frantically searching for a job, passing shop after shop to no avail and my mother, rushing to pick me...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
419 Words
Before I leave to volunteer, I have a routine. Clockwork: put on bag, print out directions and check-in list, and arrive fifteen minutes early to event. I put on my lanyard and I am the leader. Last summer, I was assigned an impossible task: recruit 10 new incoming freshmen in 4 weeks. I had just been initiated into leadership. I had no connections with eighth grade graduates, but I began making flyers.I would leave the house at 9AM, commuting from libraries...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
6 Words
intelligent, fiercely...
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What I’d change about my application process
27 Words
Have different options for colleges (a reach school,...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
31 Words
Find leadership positions in activities that interest you. Quality...
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Post-college plans
13 Words
I plan on going...
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How to increase chances at my school
36 Words
Willamette is looking for people who embrace culture and diversity, while...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.2
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1850
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1320
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity Cleanup / Service, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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