Elyse922
Elyse922,
Columbia ‘16
B.A., History, , Business Management
Features Included
0
Essays
12
Schools
17
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Lower Gwynedd
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
133 Words
I chose to attend Columbia University because I knew I could never turn it down. It was the first school I ever visited, at the ripe old age of 13. My older sister was beginning her college search, so we stopped...
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My advice about getting recommenders
240 Words
I would advise you to get a recommendation from the teacher in your intended field of study, a recommendation from a class you enjoyed or in which you excelled, and a supplemental recommendation from a teacher or mentor who has worked with you in an extracurricular activity. I asked for recommendation letters from my Junior year Precalculus and English teachers. I asked my English teacher because I was planning on majoring...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
267 Words
The full name of the university is Columbia University in the City of New York. They know they're in New York City. They know you know that too. Since everybody knows where Columbia is located, I'd advise you to skip over the vague "I want to go to Columbia because I love New York." We're notorious for lacking a student cohesion, so telling the admissions officers that you're more interested in what's happening outside the gates than in the classroom...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2400
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1600
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Theater/Plays, French Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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