awhimsicalreverie
awhimsicalreve,
Mercyhurst U ‘18
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, , Forensic Science
I'm 19 years old and I am going to school for Biochemistry
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
8
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Erie, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
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Mercyhurst University (Erie, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My name is Amber as stated on my application. I am interested in the Honors Program because I have been subject to higher placement learning for almost my entire school career. I entered the Erie School District's Gifted Program in 3rd grade, when at the time it was hosted on Mercyhurst's Campus in the basement of Zurn. I was in the Honor's Program at Harding and now attend Collegiate Academy. At Collegiate Academy, I am active in many student activities. ...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
592 Words
The Final Frontier To many, the jarring transition from childhood to adulthood; high school to college can be overwhelming. It's true, college may come too fast for some. It was just yesterday that I was made to ask to go to the bathroom; how am I supposed to make decisions about my future life? College is by far one of the most terrifying experiences a high school student must go through; more so than the first lunch in freshman year...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
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Additional Essay Details
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My personal statement was one that I had to send in with my application to the Mercyhurst Honors Program. They asked me to tell them why I deserved to be admitted into the Honors Preparatory Year and to discuss my achievements in high school that made me stand out from my peers. I was accepted into the honors program with this personal statement. The supplemental essay was for a scholarship that asked me how I am handling the upcoming transition...
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
109 Words
The more AP credits that you get to transfer over to your college the better because they take the place of Gen Ed classes and free up space in your schedule to allow...
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My advice about getting recommenders
112 Words
Make sure you select a teacher that you have had recently that had you in a class in which you stood out from the rest of your peers. I had to get 3 professor recommendations...
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Why I declined other schools
129 Words
I plan on going to medical school after my undergraduate education so it was really important for me to save as much money as possible for my undergraduate degree so I had more the spend for my post-graduate degree. ...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
111 Words
I applied to as many scholarships as possible and still do so even though I am in college currently. It is amazing how many scholarship opportunities there are out there. Not all scholarship...
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Post-college plans
119 Words
I plan on going to medical school after I complete my undergraduate degree in Forensic Science and Biochemistry. I'm not sure where I want to go yet but for other aspiring medical students I suggest really...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1940
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1370
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Dance
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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