kaffee
kaffee,
Georgetown ‘18
B.S.
I'm an Asian Canadian who is attending Georgetown University next year and just had a successful college-application cycle. I've lived in too many places to count and am currently traveling back and forth between temporary and permanent homes.
Features Included
3
Essays
12
Schools
14
Scores
2
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Gan Chinese, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Rice University (Houston, TX)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  • University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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8:27 on a brisk September morning: I sat in the health center classroom, surrounded by eight freshmen boys, some slouching in their seats like high-school had already drained the life out of them, others blinking away sleep as the sunlight peeked in through the windows. The faculty member who co-taught the class had called in sick, and in three minutes I was to single-handedly guide the boys through a discussion on gender identity- a difficult feat considering my lack of experience...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
377 Words
A Lament for Unrequited Love The azure of the sky on a sweltering June day, the thirst-quenching cerulean of the first sip of Gatorade, the flamboyant cobalt of an undersea cluster of coral- none can compare to the brilliant hues of Dinosaur Crunch ice cream. Dinosaur Crunch is all of these things and more; it is love at first sight. How I long for fall winds to carry in the rosy gold leaves of autumn and with it, the Wellesley...
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Additional Essay Details
16 Words
The "Why us" essay was for Wellesley. I wrote VERY different supplemental essays for each school.
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
152 Words
In an age where every student who applies to a competitive college has excellent scores, a plethora of extracurricular activities, and good grades, the one thing that set me apart from other applicants that may have seemed way better on paper than I did was my...
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My advice about getting recommenders
83 Words
My math teacher, who was very impressed with my work ethic despite my skills at math being slightly lackluster, wrote one of my recs, and...
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High School Performance

Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeBoarding
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring, National Honor Society, School Jazz / Orchestra, Big Brother/Big Sister
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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