aforsyth
aforsyth,
UMich ‘18
B.B.A., Finance
Features Included
3
Essays
17
Schools
19
Scores
4
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Los Angeles, California
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Russian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Finance

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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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....
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
4 Words
My specific essay (Georgetown)
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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...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
112 Words
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...
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How I chose schools to apply to
105 Words
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...
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How to increase chances at my school
117 Words
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...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
59 Words
Get Involved! Seriously, go and do every extra curricular activity that you possibly can. Its so powerful to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
26
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
2340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1580
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

SportsWater Polo, Swimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHabitat for Humanity, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN, Academic Decathlon
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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