seare825
seare825,
Bates ‘20
B.A., Undecided
I'm a reader, debater, and researcher who obsessed over the admissions process until I got lucky.
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
9
Scores
2
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Houston, TX, Texas
GenderMale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Bates College (Lewiston, ME)
  • Colby College (Waterville, ME)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
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Bates College (Lewiston, ME)

Applied for a B.A. in Undecided

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Dim, flickering room lights, on at odd hours. The sound of powerful taps on a screen. Bleary eyes scanning the screen, rapid fusion of disparate information, brain whirring in a consistent, cyclic process. These actions form the substance of research; the substance of my identity. I was diagnosed with hyperactive and inattentive ADHD as a child, resulting in unfocused daydreaming, mental and physical restlessness, isolation in test rooms, and being singled-out in classrooms. Severe ADHD was an enormous burden for...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
413 Words
As a person who has made efforts to build a community within his high school through the EMERGE Fellowship and the East Early College High School Debate Team, Bates would allow me to embrace and join a collaborative residential community. Just as I have created a safe space within the East Early Debate Team to help young debaters grow into their full potential, I wish to recreate that same safe space within the Brooks Quimby Debate Council. I want to...
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School Specific Advice

How to increase chances at my school
112 Words
I think that one of the most important things at any school, but specifically Bates, is to understand that the admissions officers are also people too. Too many times do applicants shy away from...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
100 Words
Honestly, I think that one of the biggest things that I regret was that I didn't have many safety schools. It's hard, I think, to admit yourself in a lower...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.96
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1940
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1370
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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