Fordham ‘19
B.A., English
I'm an English major at Fordham College at Lincoln Center.
Features Included


Hometown Los Angeles, California
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Romanian, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • King's College London (London, England)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Reed College (Portland, OR)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
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Fordham University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Entangled in my blanket and tired of counting sheep, I looked at my alarm clock, eyelids half open. The digital hands read 2 A.M. in bold red letters, and I could still hear them yelling across the hall. My six year old brain could not begin to comprehend the fact that my parents could lie in bed together and still be worlds apart. Desperate to feel the comfort of well-worn paper between my fingers, I reached for the book in...
Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
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The little girl hopped through the cobbled streets of Bucharest, avoiding every other stone like it was made of lava. Her curly hair, bouncing up and down, reflected her father’s texture and her mother’s color. Her eyes, glinting green in the sunlight and brown in the shade, a mixture of both parent’s ethnic features. She paused suddenly, smelling mamaliga, and grabbed her father’s hand, pleading with him in English to buy her favorite food. Laughing, he...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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(What does Freedom mean to you?): Lines wrapped around market corners as hungry Romanians waited for hours in the freezing cold. Among them were my mother and grandmother. Pre-1989 Communist Romania was a difficult place to live, with food shortages, censorship, and public transportation so terrible that commuters hung out of open doors and the backs of buses nearly touched the ground. Though I never experienced this for myself, I know that freedom is an important word to my family,...

General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
208 Words
I ultimately chose to attend Fordham because of the location, program, and value. The location of my school is quite possibly the best location of any school in the country. I live in a huge, beautiful dorm on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a block away from Central Park. As for the program, I was admitted into the Honors College at...
My favorite course thus far, and why
72 Words
My favorite course so far is Theology. I go to a Jesuit University, so theology is a required class. I was initially...
5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Creative, Talented,...
What I’d change about my application process
77 Words
I wish I had looked more carefully into the types of schools I was applying to. I got very caught up in names...
My advice about getting recommenders
143 Words
Get a teacher who really knows you well to recommend you. Make sure that this teacher has a positive opinion of who YOU are, not just your scores. A class in which you got the highest grade but never really raised your...

High School Performance

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High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

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SAT Score Details
Converted SAT Score1570
SAT Prep
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores



ActivitiesChoir, Library Volunteer, Model Congress / Model UN, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Theater/Plays
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