taylorwilson,
Bates ‘19
B.S., Economics
Southerner who would rather spend her winters in Maine
Features Included
1
Essays
14
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Raleigh, North Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Bates College (Lewiston, ME)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
  • Assumption College (Worcester, MA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
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Bates College (Lewiston, ME)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
633 Words
Place you’re content
I turned the last page and tried to avoid reading the final words of the novel. The yellowing pages of a well loved library book, wrinkled and torn with use from hundreds of kids at Pioneer Middle School sat on my lap. I looked at the dark cover, faded and tearing under the plastic covering from years of use and eager readers.The title appeared in scratchy lettering across the center of the cover. I sat on the soft carpeted...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
22 Words
Start your applications early. It will help...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
56 Words
I interviewed for Duke and Brown. I loved my interviewer for Brown and we had a great...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
60 Words
Visiting colleges after I was accepted really helped me, as I could imagine myself going there without first...
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How I chose schools to apply to
61 Words
I wish I had given more thought to the school I would work best at. I knew I...
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How to increase chances at my school
61 Words
Visit college fairs and talk to your representative for your region. Some private schools might even have their...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsEquestrian

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesEquestrian, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Activities Committee

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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