clairesk
clairesk ,
Princeton ‘18
B.A.
Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me. -Audrey Hepburn
Features Included
3
Essays
17
Schools
11
Scores
3
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Rochester, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
660 Words
Place you’re content
There was a red streak on the side of my right thumb. I hadn’t noticed it before that moment, as the part of the wings I had stationed myself in was nearly pitch black, shrouded from the milky light spilling off the stage. I rubbed it away quickly, and in doing so noticed it had stained the hem of the white dress I was wearing. It took me another minute to realize that the streak had reappeared on my...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
584 Words
"You have to keep yourself open and aware to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open." -Agnes de Mille in her biography, Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham, quoting Martha Graham. A proper ballet bun is created in exactly one way. First, draw your hair into a high ponytail tight enough to provide an instant facelift. Should any hair fall out of the ponytail, bobby pin the strands into place and apply a generous coating of...
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Additional Essay Details
56 Words
"Using a favorite quotation from an essay or book you have read in the last three years as a starting point, tell us about an event or experience that helped you define one of your values or changed how you approach the world. Please write the quotation, title and author at the beginning of your essay."
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
Find safety and target schools you really want...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
56 Words
I sent in a short supplemental recommendation from a history teacher. Less is more. Highlight the weaker...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
93 Words
I moved halfway through high school and started my junior year at a new school. One of my biggest regrets is not branching out enough in my extracurriculars...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2230
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1530
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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