Davidefoster
Davidefoster,
U Oregon ‘19
B.B.A., Economics, , Finance
Class of 2015 Valedictorian; Econ/Finance dual-major at UO Clark Honors College
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
2
Scores
8
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Anchorage, Alaska
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
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University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
507 Words
Movie or book that changed you
Fight Club; the greatest movie of all time. Not only does the film feature fast-paced action starring Brad Pitt alongside Edward Norton in all of their greatness, but it offers ironic and symbolic interpretations of society, people, and culture. While many dismiss the picture as childish, barbaric, and melodramatic, the story seethes with masculine energy and functions as a call to action for all who agree with its underlying message. Fight Club judges society as disgusting and sexually unbalanced in...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
502 Words
I always think ahead. When applying to any school, I plan for the future, which mainly involves its graduate school. As an inspiring participant in the world of finance, the beginning of my career depends greatly on my attendance at a prestigious business school, or at least such credentials would improve my outlook. By extension, my induction into a respectable business program, such as the Ross School of Business, relies on a consistently high grade point average.and high-caliber roster...
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Additional Essay Details
59 Words
I focused my essay on analysis. Many people use their scholarship essay as a chance to reflect on their opinions about themselves, but this turns off college recruiters. They want to see skill; they want to see a student who can immerse himself in a situation, and then offer insightful thoughts about the topic. Don't make it an autobiography.
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General Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
7 Words
weight lifting;...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
26 Words
HC 431H - Research Rapa Nui: Terry Hunt...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
energetic; passionate;...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
16 Words
I would create a resource...
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How to approach transferring schools
14 Words
Know your strengths and...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
22 Words
I took advice from high school counselors;...
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What set me apart from other applicants
28 Words
My broad range of interests; know exactly what...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
59 Words
Yes; both. Quantity over quality. Disperse your resources equally among many different scholarships. The time you spend on...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2030
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Science Club/Team, Math Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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