HiWellesley
HiWellesley,
Wellesley ‘19
B.A., Biology
Go blue!
Features Included
4
Essays
10
Schools
12
Scores
5
Advice
8
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Telugu

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • University at Geneseo - SUNY (Geneseo, NY)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (Lancaster, PA)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Colby College (Waterville, ME)
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Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
635 Words
Place you’re content
This is it! I am at the top of the world. The entirety of New York is spread out before me, and the headlights of cars inching down grid-patterned streets below are like hypnotized fireflies flying in the semblance of straight lines. Beep, beep, beep! The microwave goes off behind me. I spin around, grab a set of oven mitts off the lab bench and take the agarose gel out of the microwave. The smell of the clear liquid mixes...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
438 Words
[ASKED TO DESCRIBE UNIQUE, COMPELLING PARTS OF THE WELLESLEY EXPERIENCE - I chose to write about the Honor Code and "24-Hour Shakes"] In November of my freshman year, I recited the Ephebic Oath along with every other student in my class. It is a vow to better myself, the people around me, and my community. As someone who had started high school a mere two months earlier, I shrugged it off. Sure, I knew about camaraderie and service, but it...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
467 Words
[TALK ABOUT SOMETHING YOU HAVE TAUGHT YOURSELF] Take the copy paper—8.5x11 inches would be nice. Fold it diagonally such that one of the 8.5-inch sides meets the 11-inch side, thus forming a triangle. Fold the rectangle over the triangle, and tear it over the crease—no scissors if you can help it. Unfold the triangle, and you have a perfect square. That square, or a dollar bill, is a gateway. There are an infinite number of possibilities when it...
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Additional Essay Details
22 Words
I needed fits of inspiration to write these essays, so make sure you give yourself time and new experiences to get ideas.
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
103 Words
1. Outgoing - Wellesley students are taught to speak their minds and support their views. 2. Inquisitive - we constantly want to learn more, both in and out of the classroom. 3....
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
47 Words
Wellesley is located about 40 minutes out of Boston, and 20 minutes out of Cambridge. I...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
141 Words
I interviewed with a number of schools I applied to, and most of them were pleasant experiences. I interviewed for Trinity College, Wellesley College, Vassar College, Cornell University, and some others. For Wellesley, Vassar, and Trinity, my interviewers were warm and made...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
45 Words
My favorite course so far (as a first semester student), is my first-year writing...
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Why I declined other schools
20 Words
After visiting other campuses, I felt...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.70
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesJunior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society, Academic Decathlon, School Theater/Plays, Academic Decathlon, Hospital Volunteer, Community Cleanup / Service, Clean Ocean Beach Sweeps / River Cleanup
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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