adrianne.o
adrianne.o,
Yale ‘20
B.A., International Studies
I am an incoming student at Yale from Arkansas who is passionate about music, theater, history, and women's rights!
Features Included
4
Essays
11
Schools
16
Scores
2
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Little Rock, Arkansas
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.A. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
684 Words
Death of a loved one, Interest in fine arts
Allow me to preface this by explaining that I have grown up in the theater. I have been hit with pangs of tragic reality and swept away by fantastical tales in black boxes more times than I can count. I love stepping out of my own mind for a short hour and a half or so to be immersed in the complex stories of other personalities and perspectives to work out my own inquiries about the human experience. When I...
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Supplemental Essay
769 Words
My name is Adrianne Owings. Your first inclination may be to make a Rocky reference—trust me, it’s not original. Or maybe, because you adhere to more intellectual instincts, you’re going to start waxing poetic with the likes of Adrienne Rich. I hate to inform you that, in both situations, you’re still several letters off. My name has never been spelled correctly—neither first nor last. Over the years, my family has lovingly referred to me as ...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
101 Words
After an explanation to my father about the meaning of Lux et veritas, we walked out of the visitor's center down Elm, gave a nod to Harkness, and enjoyed the cool air of New Haven in the fall. The students, one group engrossed in a debate about the merits of technology, stood in stark contrast to the quaint charm of Old Campus. Suddenly, I saw myself, black tea in hand, humming a tune from the last Out of the Blue...
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Additional Essay Details
35 Words
Please have several eyes on your essay before you click submit! Other people caught things that I never would've seen. Get to the point where most people generally give your essay(s) a thumbs up.
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
72 Words
I was originally deferred from Yale's Early Action pool, and I decided to visit my admissions counselor in February to make my...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
107 Words
I interviewed with most of my schools (Yale, Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Brown, UPenn especially), and the best advice I can give is not to stress and to be yourself. These interviews can...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.42
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details9 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCommunity or summer theater/plays, Debate Club/Team, French Club, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, School Choir, School Theater/Plays
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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