clintonkunhardt
clintonkunhard,
Macalester ‘19
B.S.
I'm a Renaissance Man of sorts -- middle brained and multi-faceted, I'm currently studying Physics, Creative Writing, and Theatre.
Features Included
2
Essays
13
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Waccabuc, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Bates College (Lewiston, ME)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
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Macalester College (St. Paul, MN)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
562 Words
Challenged a belief
I hate the start of hikes. The feeling of plodding foot after foot, grinding my heels raw against the back of my ill-fitting boots (why haven’t I replaced those yet?), not knowing how close to my destination I am other than an arbitrary mileage that always seems to dilate in practice… at the beginning of a long hike, these feelings of frustration and impatience can easily aggravate me in a disappointingly consuming way. But for some reason, time and...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
581 Words
Towards the end of the January of 2013, I moved out of the stagnant bubble of my suburban hometown to embark on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Early one morning, I awoke in my soft, safe bed, knowing little about the world, let alone myself. That day, I traveled across the country, ending in the high desert of southern Utah, curled up in a thick sleeping bag under the stars, surrounded by a group of guys my age. I spent thirteen...
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
81 Words
I did *not* work closely with a private counselor -- instead, I read both of the major guides (Princeton Review and Fiske) cover to...
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Why I declined other schools
83 Words
As important as academics were for me, I wanted first and foremost a school that I would be happy at. For me, academic rigor went...
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How I chose schools to apply to
76 Words
I'll copy and paste from above: I read both of the major guides (Princeton Review and Fiske) cover to cover, noting each of...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
134 Words
We're in the middle of a major metropolitan area! I'm in a Theatre course at the moment where a large part of the course is going out on our own accord and watching/reviewing local plays at theaters around the...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
111 Words
Honestly, the interview is one of most underutilized and valuable parts of the admissions process. It's a chance to sit down with someone who has a really good sense of who would fit...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.85
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChoir, Equestrian, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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