College Admissions Info

chuck88cf
chuck88cf
University of Connecticut ‘15
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 3 supplemental essays
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

From: Stonington , Connecticut
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: UConn, UNH
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1890
SAT
30
ACT
Highest SAT: 1890
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High School Performance

3.20
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Sailing
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
425 Words
Biology to me is like a faucet that leaks and creates ripples in a pool. When I first learn that DNA has a sequence that is important to something on a molecular level I understand it on that level. Next I can look at how cells multiply and relate the DNA’s sequence to it’s self replication. This is important to how the tissue that DNA came from is created and how it functions, which is dependent on how...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
284 Words
Charles Fayal Pea Plants! The work that had the most impact on me is a paper written by a monk. “Versuche uber Pflanzehybriden” by Gregor Mendel. I learned how a man made observations that have changed the study of biology. He looked at patterns in pea plant flowers. Pea plants! He then calculated and described “genetics” mathematically. Actually, he invented a new branch of biology. Biology is like a pool. A single drop ripples through the surface and transforms every...





Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
820 Words
Charles Fayal Misfortunes are Fortunate “Johns Hopkins is a second tier school!”. This may have only been said once in all of history, possibly twice, truthfully I can’t remember how many times my mother belittled my siblings schools. She came from the hoods of Philadelphia and worked herself into both Harvard and Dartmouth, so my siblings and I had quite the quota to fill. However, I always felt like she had a motivation that I never had. She was...











College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
20 Words
I honestly wish I took more AP classes in high school, it gives you so much more flexibility in college!

How to increase chances at my school
30 Words
UConn is becoming a huge research and STEM (science, technology and math) school. If you are into those subjects then really express it in your application, they will love it!