College Admissions Info

aforsyth
aforsyth
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ‘18
BBA, Finance

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

From: Los Angeles , California
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Yale, Cornell, UMich, UChicago, CMU, Rice, UCLA, MIT, Notre Dame, USC, Duke, UC Berkeley, UVA, Amherst
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian

Test Scores

2340
SAT
26
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Water Polo, Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Habitat for Humanity, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN, Academic Decathlon
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College Application Essays

I felt like I was going to burst as torrents of adrenaline gushed through my body, contorting my insides as though they were trapped in a ringer. A feverish panic flooded me as I watched throngs of students pour into the tiny classroom. I, a gawky sophomore, was responsible for the onslaught. Ever since I first read Nicholas Whapshot’s Keynes-Hayek, I have been enamored with economics. Inundated by unpredictable chaos, I have found solace in its sanity and rationality....









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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My specific essay (Georgetown)

Additional Essay Details:
520 Words
I envision myself leaving Professor Reena Aggarwal’s course, FINC-211 Business Financial Management, feeling happier than Hayek in a deregulated economy. After just an hour of speaking with Professor Aggarwal, who recently published a paper on the differences between the governance practices of various international firms, I have gained a firsthand understanding of the wreckage governments can inflict by attempting to steer corporate problems. Her crystal clear methods, paired with the fact that we both recognize the power of her...









College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Dont go for the big scholarships!!!!! The easiest way of taking in huge amounts of money is to go to local schools' college and career centers and ask if they have a list of...





How I chose schools to apply to
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At the start of my college process, I wanted to apply to only 4-5 schools, but as I was looking at the essay questions, they all pretty much looked the same. I...





How to increase chances at my school
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Within your essays, make sure you reference VERY DETAILED SPECIFICS about each school. Like, when I was applying to Georgetown (I got in but didn't go), I referenced myself eating at a special type of...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Get Involved! Seriously, go and do every extra curricular activity that you possibly can. Its so powerful to...