rimshamalik
rimshamalik,
Princeton ‘20
B.A., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Cat-loving guitarist
Features Included
3
Essays
17
Schools
4
Scores
1
Advice
1
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Brooklyn, New York, Pakistan
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Urdu

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University at Geneseo - SUNY (Geneseo, NY)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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If you are an amateur ice-skater as I am, then you understand the wrenching feeling as your legs give way on the ice. Shock. Fury. Helplessness. The same numbing panic washes over me when the emcee calls my name for Phillips Exeter Academy’s Summer Variety Show. My gladiator sandals slap the floor like beaver tails as I make a beeline to center stage. I seat myself on a wooden chair. Like a content, chirping cat, my guitar sits upright...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
205 Words
As the manager gives us a tour of our new sixteenth-floor apartment, my siblings and I determine how the bedrooms will be divided amongst us. Maria and I take the first room. When we enter, the first thing we register is that the room is far more spacious than our old room in Brooklyn. I sprint to the window. In front of me lies the horizon of a new city. My mother had called it Glasgow. Maria calls me over...
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Supplemental Essay Other
25 Words
Start early! Also, find a systematic method for organizing all of your documents and essays so that you have saved drafts you could always revisit.
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
64 Words
Honesty, my SAT scores weren't perfect, but I believe I got to where I am because of my personal...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2140
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

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