College Admissions Info

University of Arizona, ‘20
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A college freshman looking into the medical field, with an inappropriate and rather dry sense of humor.
From: Gilbert , Arizona
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Arizona State, NAU, RU, UCLA, UCSD
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, American Red Cross, Community Cleanup / Service, Library Volunteer, Math Team, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
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College Application Essays

Writing is my form of expression. While words do not tumble out of my mouth very easily, they do out of my mind. Thoughts that pile and pile during the day will all spill through my fingers or flow through my pencil onto the keyboard or journal at night. It is my expression of confusion: if I have doubts, I will write them down. Reading through my own thoughts can suddenly clear the jumbled mess in my head into understanding....

Supplemental Essay for Arizona: Strong beliefs/principles
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"Strive for perfection knowing you won't get there, and instead settle for excellence. If you strive for excellence, you'll settle for good--if you strive for good, you'll settle for fair, and if you strive for fair, you'll settle for poor--and so on." -Mr. Hardina, my Biomed teacher I am constantly pushing to be better than I am, whether that's socially, academically, or personally. I want to have more friends, and I also want to have straight A's, and I also...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
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Recommendation letters make or break an application. A recommendation letter tells the school about you as an individual, and what a professional's personal thoughts are about you. Schools get to have a firsthand experience of knowing you as a person without ever talking to you directly--and while certainly there are interviews for some schools for you to make a further lasting impression, their very first impression of you is through a recommendation letter. You might compare it to something we're all familiar with, whether we like it or not--talking about other people. This could be good, this could be bad--it...