mc0503,
Tufts ‘20
B.A., International Relations
I'm an incoming freshman at Tufts and plan to be an IR major with a minor in Econ. Here to help any students who want to figure out how best to navigate the college process!
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
7
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Chicago, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Gan Chinese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
462 Words
Death of a loved one
"A fatal hit-and-run accident early Sunday morning on Chicago's West Side...driving eastbound on West Jackson Boulevard about 3:30 a.m. when she struck David Bunch...the impact sent the victim flying 120 feet across the intersection...pronounced dead a short time later" is what the newspaper read. A fatal hit and run they called it, supposedly crystal clear. Yet, despite the undisputable facts of it all, nothing was clear. Why did she hit him? HOW could she hit him, my uncle,...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
95 Words
Why Tufts? Because Tufts is the type of school where students paint cannons to influence the administration and succeed. Where deviation from the norm is valued and defiance in hopes of achieving change is appreciated. In other words, Tufts students are progressive. They don't watch the world change because they are the ones changing it. Whether I'm taking advantage of a class held at ExCollege or in the stands cheering for a classmate, I know that students who, like me,...
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Additional Essay Details
35 Words
Tufts allowed you to choose several of the essay questions, which was very helpful for me. Choose the one that's easiest for you to write about because those will most likely be your best essays.
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
40 Words
Fit is important! Don't disregard how you think you'll fit into a...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.5
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeBoarding
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1910
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Community Cleanup / Service, Dance
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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