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Rutgers ‘15
B.S., Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Recent grad taking a gap year and looking to go to med school.
Features Included
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Essays
14
Schools
7
Scores
4
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown New Milford, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Yoruba

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - Newark  (Newark, NJ)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
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Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My topic was how I was a masochist of all things. I spoke about how being one helped me push through very hard times during high school and how I enjoyed pushing myself to my absolute best to make sure that I got things done. People were surprised that I chose this but it got me into great schools.
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
142 Words
It is getting harder and harder to afford college these days, even at state schools. My whole college career was full of financial aid mishaps and deregistrations. I have been to every person where I could possibly get help. My advice is to...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
71 Words
The RU Screw...sigh. I don't even know how many times that's happened to me but don't expect to go...
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How I chose schools to apply to
212 Words
It was not hard to pick my top choices because they were goals of mine since middle school. Some of the other schools I picked were for a change of scenery (UMiami) or because they had a nice environment. Going to open houses or tours help a lot! I wasn't even going to apply to one of the schools on my list until...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
232 Words
There was a lot of drama with this decision. Out of the many schools I applied to, I ended up getting into 8 of them. Unfortunately, many of them did not give a lot of financial aid which was very important at the time. I am 1 of 5, all girls, 3 of us are similar in age at most 4 years apart. They were also getting ready to apply as well. One school...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.40
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1900
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field (Recruited), Cross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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