delguer
delguer,
Scripps ‘18
B.A., Chemistry, , Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, , Environmental Studies
Features Included
7
Essays
16
Schools
9
Scores
2
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Eugene
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
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Scripps College (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Chemistry

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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We met in 2006—the year Dick Cheney shot some guy in the face, Twitter was launched, and Pluto was declared to no longer be a planet—at a SkateWorld birthday party. Rosa Kwak was hyper competitive, overly ambitious, loud, and sometimes crude: in other words, everything I was not. I was never a star in school, or in anything for that matter. After a one season sports stint in soccer I felt overwhelmed and inferior. I realized that I wasn...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
51 Words
For the UChicago Essay, "You are you and your what?" I started out by saying that I am me and my to do list, but within the essay shifted to saying that I am more defined by my deviations from my to do list, like reading books for fun and stuff.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
46 Words
Notre Dame asked "Write about a time that you fell in love with an academic idea." I thought this question was a little dumb, but I wrote about entropy and how it was cool, and then explained how it started showing up in my other classes.
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
37 Words
Notre Dame just said, "You're probably tired of writing essays, try something new." I wrote about how I hate being underestimated for my size and shy demeanor. I included an anecdote about a time when proved myself.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
8 Words
For Scripps, I wrote about mom (how cliche).
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
18 Words
For Wellesley, if you look at the Wellesley 100, you will be inspired. That school is amazing. Go there.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
259 Words
For Reed College: In my college search, I was looking for a small to medium sized college, with excellent academics, and invigorating student life. All of these qualities seemed to describe Reed, so I was very excited to learn more. As I talked to other people about Reed, I began to hear that it is also infamous for drugs, dropouts, and unconventionality. I was going back and forth about my feelings until my interview. I went to Discover Reed, but...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
59 Words
Something I was told while by a student while visiting a school that I thought that I really...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
62 Words
I always hated this essay. You have to talk about some features that are probably very obvious to an...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.10
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball, Track & Field (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesGreen Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Special Olympics, Key Club, National Honor Society
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Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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