Boston U supplement-2

Boston U supplement-2 - to expand my studies on the topics...

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Students consider many different factors when applying to college. Briefly discuss who or what influenced your decision to apply to Boston University: There are two main characteristics that I look for in a college. First, I look for a college with strong science departments. If the academics are a match, the next important factor is student life. I decided to apply to Boston University because I love science- related research and I found that Boston University is renowned for its research and science– so it is a great match for me. As I searched through Boston University’s top majors, I found that it has a strong astronomy department. Recently, I enrolled in an astronomy class at my local community college because my high school did not offer the course. I learned the basics of cosmology, which is something that has interested me all my life. The astronomy department at Boston University seems like a perfect opportunity
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Unformatted text preview: to expand my studies on the topics of astronomy and cosmology. Since the academics at Boston University met my first criteria, I next looked at the student life. I am interested in a large school in an urban location with many extra-curricular activities. After research through countless college review guides, I found that the campus life at Boston University is a perfect fit for my personality. I found that the students at Boston University are active and have a sport-oriented lifestyle. Im interested in playing club sports in college, specifically Ultimate Frisbee and golf. In summary, with its unique academic and social environment, I am very excited about the possibility of attending Boston University and feel it would offer me the best opportunity to excel both academically and socially....
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2010 for the course EEB 4 taught by Professor Satcowix during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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