ChapHill2018
ChapHill2018,
UNC ‘18
B.S., Environmental and Marine Sciences
Hi. I'm a closeted romantic that loves books and math.
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
5
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Sanford, North Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

Applied for a B.S. in Environmental and Marine Sciences

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
659 Words
Family background
The world was replete with happiness and serenity. Nothing was better than going down the slide, playing “house”, or rushing to my mother's comforting arms. Of course, I was eight. How else could I have viewed the world? No life-­changing event had ever occurred in my life... It was a typical December morning: cold. The house was pervaded by the cold of the early frosty morning. Then, a knock on the back door. It took most of us aback....
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
491 Words
"What are the three types of rocks?" asked my teacher, waiting for us to respond. "Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock!" The voices in unison resonated in the classroom. Ah, childhood. The time where one creates completely new worlds from nothing, where one gets scraped and it does not hurt... where one finds complete happiness in discovering new things. As a child I underwent a phase where I enjoyed gathering rocks, whether they were big, small, red, or white. It didn't...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
138 Words
I have calluses on my finger tips, but these calluses represent dedication; I'm a self- taught guitar player. When I told my dad I wanted to learn how to play, he told me to grab a guitar, and watch. It was an arduous task to learn by observing, but worthwhile, because playing the guitar has given me a way to escape my bubble, to be expressive. When I feel doleful, I play my favorite solemn chords: an F variation with...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
86 Words
Getting university-sponsored scholarships is hard. At UNC, about 150 of the 8000 (2% aprox) of the admitted class was invited to compete for a Carolina scholarship during my incoming...
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What I’d change about my application process
7 Words
My essays....
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What set me apart from other applicants
4 Words
I'm...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
29 Words
Chapel Hill isn't a large Atlanta-type city. I'm not...
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My advice about getting recommenders
14 Words
Make sure they know...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.97
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2030
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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