nikhil.kalluri
nikhil.kalluri,
UCLA ‘16
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, , Entrepreneurship
UCLA rising senior, majoring in Bioengineering with an emphasis on Entrepreneurship and Technology Management
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
12
Scores
6
Advice
1
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Jose, California
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Telugu

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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As I entered the vast, crimson Middle Earth housing complex at UC Irvine, I shuddered at the prospect of living independently on a college campus for the first time. I could hardly believe that I was heading into COSMOS, a notably prestigious summer program for students interested in math and science. I would not let my fear and incredulousness prevent me from appreciating this experience, however. Immediately, to my gratitude, I felt comfortable in the college environment. I befriended others...
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Additional Essay Details
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-talked about my interest in biomedical engineering and entrepreneurship, wanting to help people in the field of health care/ interest in volunteering
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
75 Words
UCLA offered a great balance of social and extracurricular activities with academics, deeming it an overall well-rounded school. It also has a nationally...
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How to increase chances at my school
172 Words
Make sure you have the best possible grades and standardized test scores possible, because it appears as if most accepted students have straight As/ 2200+ scores/ the closest thing to it- especially if you are in-state. Although there are exceptions, this is the trend that I have most commonly observed. Moreover, it helps...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
social, proactive,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
155 Words
Westwood, Los Angeles is a prime location- great, sunny weather, proximity to downtown LA as well as the beach/ other southern california locations, and an overall beautiful campus. The culture really supports go-getter/active type personalities and people that are willing to really pursue their interests and...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
75 Words
One thing I would encourage high school students to pursue is summer enrichment programs, such as science or medical research programs if you're...
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My advice about getting recommenders
20 Words
Get rec letters from teachers in...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2290
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAsian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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