College Admissions Info

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, ‘19
BS, Chemistry

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 supplemental essays
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

From: Chesterfield , Michigan
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: UMich
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: High at first but got worse
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
634 Words
Roughly four years ago, my life changed, and I was unaware of it at the time. I was introduced to something that would eventually become a large part of who I am. On the 5th of December, 2010, I was almost half-way through the 8th grade. It was on this day that I received my first guitar. Throughout that month of December, I learned that my presumption that I was going to just pick up the guitar and play was not...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
501 Words
There are several unique qualities that attract me to the College of Engineering. One such quality is the emphasis on being a high-achiever. For example, in the engineering section of the University of Michigan’s website, there are repeated mentions of the work and research taking place making an "impact on the world". Another quality that attracts me to the College of Engineering is the ability to prove that one is a "high-achiever". This is culminated in the ability to...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
318 Words
Everyone belongs to many different communities and/or groups defined by (among other things) shared geography, religion, ethnicity, income, cuisine, interest, race, ideology, or intellectual heritage. Choose one of the communities to which you belong, and describe that community and your place within it. One of the communities to which I belong is the International Academy of Macomb (IAM) community, the high school that I attend. This community is very diverse. Students here come from a multitude of different backgrounds,...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
132 Words
If you could only do one of the activities you have listed in the Activities section of your Common Application, which one would you keep doing? Why? (Required for all applicants. Approximately 100 words) I would continue to do something related to music because music is a favorite hobby of mine. Playing publicly on a stage would be nice because I already have experience doing so in my school's annual talent show. Also, performing informally in a band with fellow peers ...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
74 Words
Make sure to choose teachers whom you like and who like you. If you have a favorite subject, make sure the teacher...