Anna Gustafson
Features Included
4
Essays
14
Schools
0
Scores
9
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Atlanta, Georgia
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University College London (London, England)
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Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Common App. Essay: While the other girls in my sixth grade class were dressing up American Girl dolls, I was folding my family's laundry. While they did cartwheels on their front lawns, I sat in stiff hospital chairs. While their mothers painted their nails, my mom went through radiation treatments. The month I started middle school, my mother told me and my younger sister that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and would soon have a mastectomy. She was...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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BOSTON UNIVERSITY -admitted I am looking for a school with strong academic programs in global studies and broadcast journalism. Boston University is one of few schools that fits that criteria. My goal is to be a foreign correspondent, committed to producing excellent and timely stories for my news outlet. My aspirations are reflected at Boston University. I must learn to tell seemingly complicated stories of foreign cultures in concise broadcasts for viewers. The College of Communications has a reputation for...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
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DUKE - admited If you'd like to share a perspective you bring or experiences you've had to help us understand you better-perhaps related to a community you belong to, your sexual orientation or gender identity, or your family or cultural background-we encourage you to do so. It was first day of freshman orientation. “Everyone group by eye color!” said the administrator. Okay, I thought--blue eyes, blue eyes. “Time is running out!” she said. I cannot find the blues; I don't...
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Additional Essay Details
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British Personal Statement for the British UCAS System: My fascination with history began with curiosity about myself in the middle years program of my International Baccalaureate curriculum. I wondered about my ancestry, so I explored Swedish history, culture, and government. I was then lucky enough to retrace the steps of my great grandfather back to Sweden. I visited museums and engaged in history from the early settlements of Stockholm, to the crowning of the current monarch, Carl XVI Gustaf. As...
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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rowing, Student...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
48 Words
"The Chinese Cultural Revolution": it's a great course because my teacher literally lived under...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
18 Words
curious, fun (not everyone studies...
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What I’d change about my application process
35 Words
Do NOT apply to 14 schools! Choose 6-8 max and really focus...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
115 Words
I interviewed in person for Princeton University and on Skype for The University of Hong Kong. I had a really good experience with both. My biggest piece of advise would be drive to the location...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
37 Words
- Travle to a foreign country and take language classes -...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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I visited and...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
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I was initially differed at Princeton and so...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Focus not the international...
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High School Performance

Test Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBroadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Charity Drive Organizing, Church, Film, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
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