annemariemcdaniel
annemariemcdan,
Yale ‘16
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Women’s Studies
Features Included
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Essays
11
Schools
9
Scores
8
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown San Diego, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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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I am not afraid of dropping the f-bomb: feminist. After being mentored by many inspiring women, I founded “Operation Spark”, a program designed to ignite confidence in middle school girls. I lead weekly meetings dedicated to activities and discussions on a variety of topics. Throughout the year, I help the girls value their unique personality and abilities, build stronger relationships with others and overcome the standards society sets for them. This type of empowerment program addresses common female obstacles at...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
101 Words
Yale University has unparalleled resources and opportunities. Yale is the top school for if you want to graduate and receive a prestigious fellowship (such as the Rhodes, Marshall or Fullbright),...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
198 Words
My favorite thing about Yale University was the passion, enthusiasm, and personality of the student body, and how Yale fostered that bond. Students are randomly assigned to one of the twelve residential college (think of them as Hogwarts Houses, but without the Sorting Hat) that create communities within the university. For all four years at Yale, you live in...
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Why I declined other schools
177 Words
Although the other universities I was accepted to were good schools, most of them either did not provide the financial aid I needed, the largest amount of resources for my interests, or did not have the right "fit" in the student body I was looking for. I made sure to visit my favorite...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
141 Words
The best opportunities for scholarships are ones within the university, often that require for you to apply earlier than the regular application due date. Schools such as Duke, Vanderbilt, USC, Claremont McKenna, University of Alabama, and other private colleges not within the...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
108 Words
Learn about prestigious state, national, and international competitions early on in your high school career, if possible. For each field such as STEM, the humanities, and social sciences, there are certain organizations...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
106 Words
The key to a good "Why Us" essay is doing your research. Does the college have any special program you are interested in? What are its general education requirements? What is a...
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How I chose schools to apply to
246 Words
Here is a list of questions I considered as I decided which schools to apply to, and which I eventually say yes to (Yale University). CURRICULUM: Did I prefer smaller sized classes or larger lectures? What were the general education requirements? What were the requirements for the major I was interested in? Was a senior thesis mandatory, optional, or not even allowed? How challenged would I feel by...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
116 Words
My two main extracurricular activities are working at the Yale Women's Center and working in Yale's Student Technology Collaborative as a Media Tech, Web Design Coordinator. Both positions are well-paid due to Yale's internal minimum...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGolf

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, YMCA/YWCA, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Political Campaign, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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