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LJCharles01
LJCharles01
Wheaton College ‘16
BA, Anthropology and Archaeology, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Studying Anthropology & Economics @ Wheaton College in Massachusetts.
From: Bronx , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Wheaton, Fordham
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Portuguese

Test Scores

1860
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1860
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High School Performance

3.60
GPA
Top 25%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Basketball
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College Application Essays

In June of 1997 my family moved from Saint Lucia to a rough neighborhood in the Bronx. My parents were naive as to what actually went on in our neighborhood; they seemed to have the “our children would never be exposed to that” mentality. Despite being immersed in a negative environment, my performance in school proved that I was focused, thus granting me the opportunity to become a part of a high school preparatory program called Breakthrough New York. The youth...









Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
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College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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Wheaton College in Massachusetts is a small (but beautiful) campus that is often referred to as the "Wheaton Bubble." The campus provides numerous opportunities for student leadership coupled with strong academic departments. Every year, about 15% of the student body goes abroad for at least a...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Busy, Bored,...





My favorite course thus far, and why
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Biology 112: Cells & Genes - It could be the...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Do what you love and do something...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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You should apply for as many scholarships as possible. Binding scholarships that require you...





How I chose schools to apply to
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This usually works better when you've already visited the school...