laurenhartz
laurenhartz,
Scripps ‘18
B.S., Botany and Plant Physiology, , Botany and Plant Sciences, , Environmental Studies, , Ecology, Evolution, and Population Biology, , Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Features Included
4
Essays
8
Schools
3
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown , California
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
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Scripps College (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.S. in Botany and Plant Physiology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I gave up my omnivorous lifestyle halfway through my freshman year after reading a book called Skinny B*tch, which illustrated the horrifying methods that humans use to manufacture animal products and how environmentally detrimental the process is to our planet. I felt powerless when I thought about the state of the environment. Every day there was more news about disappearing pollinators and melting icecaps. It seemed to me that I was too young to do anything significant that could...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
197 Words
I am curious about everything. There is nothing more exciting to me than learning new material. From the moment that I discovered Scripps College one year ago, I have loved Scripps and its academic philosophy of educating women from diverse backgrounds through engaging discussion and participation in a community of women that care deeply about each other. When I stayed overnight at Scripps College, the Scripps community welcomed me into its arms. The women I met were inspiring; all were...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
484 Words
Interdisciplinary learning rules my life. As a Da Vinci student, I am challenged every day to see issues from different perspectives through the interconnected English and History curriculum that my school offers. My most profound experience with interdisciplinary learning landed me on stage, delivering a speech in front of my classmates, Congressman John Garamendi, and twenty veterans about how a humanities project changed my views on war. In this project, my team interviewed a veteran and analyzed Catch-22, a novel...
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Supplemental Essay Explaining low grades/scores
13 Words
Explains family circumstances that led to some poor marks in my first year.
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General Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
48 Words
Show interest early on. Make sure you do all you can to visit the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.17
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2000
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1410
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesPolitical Campaign, Science Club/Team, Buddhist Club, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

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