AbbyTrombley
AbbyTrombley,
Wake Forest ‘19
B.A.
Rising sophomore at Wake Forest University, Member of WFU Equestrian Team, Published Author
Features Included
3
Essays
1
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

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

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
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Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
668 Words
Place you’re content
On a Saturday morning in February, I push open the wooden barn door. It is 6:30am, and the sky is dark grey, the sun not yet risen. The horses and I wear several heavy jackets to shield us from the 15 degree weather. The only warmth comes from their breath. They whinny to me as I dump their breakfast into buckets. I empty water buckets onto the snow outside after scraping the frozen ice off the edges. My toes throb, and...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
153 Words
I became interested in Wake Forest University because it is a liberal arts university in North Carolina. I am interested in cognitive sciences, an area that integrates different subjects including: neuroscience, psychology, philosophy and sociology. I want to participate in research and this integrative field requires a liberal arts atmosphere. During the information session, Ms. DelVecchio showed a picture of a “typical” classroom - an oval table, with students around it with the professor at the head. This photo spoke...
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Additional Essay Details
917 Words
All of the questions for Wake Forest were quite unique so I decided to just put them here. What do you think is the biggest threat to civility? The biggest threat to civility is income inequality. Pew Research Center reports income inequality to be at its highest rate since 1928. With this, Americans can no longer have common experiences. Without common experiences, people cannot hold common beliefs. When people do not have common values, a society cannot function, let alone be...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
58 Words
My high school didn't offer honors classes, and only had a few AP courses. Therefore, I sought...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
61 Words
When you are visiting schools, make direct contact with an admissions officer, student or professor. For example if...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
160 Words
I ride on the equestrian team because that has been my passion my whole life. Being on the team has been one of my best experiences in college so far. It was something familiar during the transition freshman year, and there is nothing more soothing than a...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
129 Words
HARD-WORKING: Seeing a full library at midnight is normal. AMBITIOUS: I love talking to people about what they hope to accomplish in the future; everyone has big dreams. COMPASSIONATE: My school's motto is "pro humanitate" which...
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How to increase chances at my school
54 Words
Do the interview. Wake puts a big emphasis on interviews. These are not the alumni interviews,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesEquestrian, Hospital Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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