Kal17,
Dickinson ‘17
B.A.
I am a Junior at Dickinson College studying Sociology and Education. I have a lot of experience helping high school juniors and seniors with the college process, so please feel free to ask me any questions you have!
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Harlem, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
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Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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As I walk down the street of my community, I hear cop cars chasing the neighborhood boys on their illegal dirt bikes, I see homeless people begging for something to eat, and I feel the anxiety that comes with living in a gang affiliated area. Yet, I also hear children laughing as they run up and down the block, I see people going out of their way to feed the poor, and I feel the community’s joy of just...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
45 Words
The question was "why do you think Dickinson is the school for you?" For this question, I talked about my passion for foreign languages and how Dickinson has a strong foreign language program that will help me pursue my passion to learn a new language.
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
49 Words
Dickinson looks for students who are open-minded and are willing to think critically about a...
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My advice about getting recommenders
125 Words
Building relationships with teachers and administers in high school are very important! it is important to build appropriate relationships with teachers outside of the classroom, so they can speak about you on a personal, as well as academic,...
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What set me apart from other applicants
99 Words
One thing that set me apart from other applicants was my personal statement. I talked about my experience as a Jewish girl who went to a Christian School. This is...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
71 Words
I did take out loans. I say if you really have to, then do it! Speak to your parents, guidance counselors,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
27 Words
My school is really in the middle of...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.9
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
3
 
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Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBlack Student Union, Tutoring/Mentoring, Yearbook

Experience & Awards

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