College Admissions Info

Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, ‘15
BS, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

Recent grad taking a gap year and looking to go to med school.
From: New Milford , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Barnard, NYU, Miami, BU, Rutgers, Rutgers, Drexel, UConn, College of NJ, Binghamton
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Yoruba

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field (Recruited), Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Choir
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College Application Essays

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.

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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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...

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...

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...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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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...