althree
althree,
Princeton ‘14
B.A., Molecular Biology, , Neuroscience
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
12
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Greenville, South Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Cantonese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
373 Words
Interest in med/sci/math, Family background
My commitment to volunteering for the Greenville County Hospital System has truly made me proud, and my hard work is made worthwhile in the smiles of patients and staff workers who appreciate the extra help. Through my active involvement volunteering at the most vital center of any community—the hospital—I’m able to benefit the people in my community through the joy that I bring regarding my ever persistent enthusiasm, sincerity, optimism, and even piano-playing. My active participation in...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
689 Words
What book inspired you and why? A New Approach to the World In Chinua Achebe’s novel, Things Fall Apart, Obierika mournfully remarked, “He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart.” Obierika noted the remarkable sadness that ensued from the white men’s colonial ventures into the heart of the Lower Nigerian villages. Indeed, this quote sparks a revelation for all of mankind. Change happens. Perceptions shift. Forever fails. I was...
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General Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
315 Words
I can give ample advice about what it is like to be pre-med at Princeton University. Yes, the prerequisites are hard like at any other school, but the level of resources at Princeton are astounding to seek any help that you might need. Grade deflation is one aspect of Princeton that has often been worrisome to pre-meds, and I admit that I was initially worried too. But honestly--the grade deflation affects humanities courses much more than science, which always operate at bell curves. Even in "grade inflated" schools like Yale, their departmental quota for As in science courses are very...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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