PBak
PBak,
Georgetown ‘17
B.S., Chemistry
I am a third-year Chemistry student at Georgetown University. This upcoming academic year I will be studying abroad at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and after graduation I will be attending the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
9
Scores
6
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in Chemistry

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Was I about to do it? It went against everything I believed in. Never in my life had I tried kabobs from a street cart in England. It was just utterly ridiculous. Yet, I was not alone. I accompanied my brother to the kabob cart on Carnaby Street. It was a decisive moment, and I failed to hold my ground. My brother successfully convinced me to give them a try. Having spent a large portion of my summers with family...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
49 Words
I discussed specifically what activities I would be involved in on campus (i.e. research with Professor Kaveh Jorbachi and shadowing a pediatrician at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital). The more specific you can make the essay to the university, the better the essay will appear to an admissions officer.
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Additional Essay Details
410 Words
The warm summer air ruffled my hair as I took a cursory glance around. The luscious green lawn outside White Gravenor Hall was somewhere I could envision myself leaning against a tree to read a novel or participating in Georgetown Day. At Georgetown, I would be able to pursue my desire to be a connoisseur through the Bakers at Georgetown Club, where I would be learning about the edible pleasure in life with friends. I have begun to learn Russian...
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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The financial...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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I would recommend conducting research...
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What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
I conducted inorganic chemistry research at Georgetown...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Focus on...
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How I chose schools to apply to
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I chose universities...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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I wanted to continue my research...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.48
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsHockey, Lacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesScience Club/Team

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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