College Admissions Info

avponikvar
avponikvar
Miami University - Oxford , University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill ‘16
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 4 advice topics

Student Background

From: Cleveland , Ohio
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Miami OH, UNC, UGA, South Carolina
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Portuguese, Arabic

Test Scores

35
ACT
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High School Performance

Top 5%
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High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, Student Council / Government
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement:
511 Words
I’ll admit; sometimes I worry about myself. One of my earliest memories should apply to a middle-aged businessman, not an elementary school kid. Facing the drudgery of a long back-seat car ride, I was probably so melodramatic to complain of being “bored to death,” but as the dashboard read five p.m., my ears caught the notes of the radio show’s introduction. I became rapt with attention waiting for the familiar sound of those three simple words: “This...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
443 Words
Given the seemingly never-ending list of required classes needed to graduate, I consider myself lucky to have uncovered a genuine interest through what has undoubtedly been my favorite high school class: AP Economics. My initial attraction to economics was likely due to its character as a social science. I have always enjoyed the logic and theory of science and math, but economics balances that rationality with real-life application. In class there was no need for the textbook to give forced-sounding ...







Additional Essay Details:
12 Words
Asked to describe a particularly influential class and project for Brown University

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
53 Words
In retrospect, I was far too focused on getting into the "perfect" school. I thought that...





My advice about getting recommenders
38 Words
Choose teachers with whom you have a personal relationship, rather than...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
74 Words
Location and weather were very important to me, especially when transferring. When applying in high school, I was very focused on getting...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
26 Words
I have a work study job as an...