attila67
attila67,
Tufts ‘17
B.A., International Relations and National Security Studies, , Chinese Language and Literature
Features Included
4
Essays
2
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown New York City, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
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Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations and National Security Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
544 Words
Summer experience, Study/travel abroad
Seven pairs of eyes bore into me, so that I felt simultaneously like a celebrity and an alien. I ducked under the red paper lanterns dangling over the doorway. “Xie xie,” I said too many times, eager to dispel whatever negative preconceptions the family might have about American teenagers. I was the waiguoren, the foreigner. My host family served a simple dinner of rice, steamed buns, and fresh green vegetables piled onto a Lazy Susan so that everyone could help...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
213 Words
When I visited Tufts this fall, I could not wipe the smile off of my face because I knew that I had found “the place.” The gorgeous campus combines with passionate students and professors to create a community that is both eccentric and irresistible. Everything I saw at Tufts made my smile wider. Tufts and I share a passion for languages and globalism. The ExCollege is an incredible way for students to learn from professionals about their fields. The friendly...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
348 Words
I grew up in a small apartment with big windows that gave me a fondness for natural light. I was raised in a city filled with culture, diversity, and people with strong opinions. My mom taught me to love language and appreciate art. She read to me every night until I could put together the words together myself. On Friday “movie nights,” the two of us watched recently released dramas or comedies, interjecting with our own critiques. I now look...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
278 Words
If my classmates were to give me a senior superlative, it would be “Biggest Titanic Freak.” It all started at age thirteen when I watched the three-hour-and-fifteen-minute James Cameron film at a sleepover. Now, many teenage girls obsess over the movie and maybe even know the lyrics to “My Heart Will Go On.” But I did not stop there. Beyond the film itself, I became fascinated by the real-life event that reads like a moral parable or a carefully crafted...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
57 Words
I chose teachers from my best subjects and those who had seen the work I was most...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
98 Words
I had one on-campus interview at Oberlin (where I did not actually apply) and an alum interview with Tufts. I definitely recommend doing a "practice" interview at a school...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
36 Words
For schools that you actually like, this shouldn't be hard. Do...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
61 Words
To quote a friend of mine, Tufts is "the Goldilocks school." It's not too big; it's not too...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
90 Words
I am on the Ballroom Team, Burlesque troupe, and Opera Ensemble. I wrote some articles for the Tufts Daily (our school newspaper) and am a Writing Fellow....
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesYearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring, Chinese Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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