ashmora
ashmora,
Brandeis ‘17
B.A., Political Science and Government, , International Studies
Features Included
4
Essays
12
Schools
3
Scores
8
Advice
9
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Clark University (Worcester, MA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
515 Words
Leaving home, Feeling out of place, Reaching a goal
Moving to Puerto Rico was not my idea. I was against it from day one and from the second my mother first mentioned it, I was already formulating my counter argument. I did not speak much Spanish nor was I ready to move from the big city to the middle of nowhere Aguadilla. My argument didn’t have much, if any, weight on my mother’s decision, and at the end of the school year, I found myself with a...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
26 Words
I wrote that I wanted to go to Brandeis University because of it's strong focus on social justice and the small community feeling of the campus
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
39 Words
A book, work of art, music or science that inspired me or surprised me. I wrote about The Night Circus and how the author turned the words into art and made me fall into the world of the story.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
34 Words
My favorite place. My favorite place was on top of a mountain in costa rica. I wrote about the serenity and quiet which differed so much from my hectic city life in New York.
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General Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
13 Words
I did a lot...
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How to increase chances at my school
20 Words
My SAT scores weren't the best,...
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Post-college plans
7 Words
I plan...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
5 Words
Internships or...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
37 Words
Really personalize the essay for the school, don't just say blank...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
16 Words
Its small, so everyone knows...
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Why I declined other schools
6 Words
My school...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
5 Words
Prestige, Small...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1730
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1240
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

Activities4-H, Book Buddies, Charity Drive Organizing, Community or summer theater/plays, Culinary, Lions Club, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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