rodrigko
rodrigko,
BC ‘18
B.S., Psychology
I'm a preppy athlete from Brooklyn who regrettably didn't really put academics as a priority.
Features Included
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Essays
12
Schools
12
Scores
2
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

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

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
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Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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As I slow my stride to look around, I see others on my track team working through their exhaustion and keeping a steady pace. Most of the time I can push forward, as the track is where I find solace and really feel alive. Sports have always been a large part of my life, but today I can’t help imagine running off the track straight into my home to fill the mold of my bed. I normally don’t...
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
901 Words
I had a couple interviews, and I honestly was very excited about doing interviews because I felt that I was so much more than my GPA and my test scores and if I could just get the admission committee to see that I could get in! Yale: So Yale was my dream and my interview. I had an on campus interview in the summer right before I applied. My advice is dress pretty professional. You don't need a suit but make sure you clean up. It lasted around 45-50 minutes (although most last 30 minutes for on campus). It's done with...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
240 Words
I'm not going to lie, when applying to my schools I didn't think I would end up at Boston College, I mean I never even visited it before I was accepted. However, as rejections and acceptances came I started exploring BC more and I fell in love. From the moment I walked on the beautiful campus for accepted eagle day I knew this was my school. It had everything I loved,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2040
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Cancer Society, National Honor Society, Political Campaign, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Application Additional Materials

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