annie.gao98
annie.gao98,
Arizona ‘20
B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A college freshman looking into the medical field, with an inappropriate and rather dry sense of humor.
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
17
Scores
1
Advice
6
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Gilbert, Arizona
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)

Applied for a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific 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....
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Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
482 Words
"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...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
337 Words
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...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, American Red Cross, Community Cleanup / Service, Library Volunteer, Math Team, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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