RileyS
RileyS,
BC ‘18
B.B.A.
I'm a student @ Boston College and a Co-Founder of Campus Insights. I love spending my free time pioneering projects and ventures. I aim to learn as much as I can from everything & everyone around me – through listening, asking questions, & testing ideas
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
1
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Altos, California
GenderMale
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
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Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Applied for a B.B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
680 Words
Place you’re content
I am an exhibitor of talent. My passion is showcasing the gifts of others–I love creating “stages” for teenagers and giving them the opportunity to shine in front of their peers. This is what I do best. Tonight I’m hosting a house concert for my best friend, Nick Johnson, who’s an aspiring singer-songwriter. I’ve worked hard to organize everything so Nick can just focus on his setlist. I’ve hand-selected the guests, coordinated the speaker system,...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
1665 Words
Every night when I go to bed, I keep my phone on and leave it underneath my pillow. I always want to be reachable whenever someone needs to talk about something. I serve others through conversations. I like to ask, “Hey how’s it going?” to the outcast boy who’s sitting alone after school. But the classic “I’m fine” is never a sufficient response. I sit down next to people so they know I want to hear their...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
34 Words
Focus on something you're passionate about. I felt like I...
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What set me apart from other applicants
29 Words
Make sure your achievements are tangible. For example, I...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Lacrosse

Extracurriculars

Activities

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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