NonbinaryLotus
NonbinaryLotus,
Willamette ‘19
B.A., Japanese Language and Literature, , Creative Writing
I recently completed my freshman year at Willamette University and I am working as a Community Mentor during my sophomore year.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
3
Scores
9
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Salem, Utah
GenderOther
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
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Willamette University (Salem, OR)

Applied for a B.A. in Japanese Language and Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
132 Words
Creative personal story, Death of a loved one
The clock told me it was about one o'clock in the morning. The blasting music did nothing to ease the emotional torrents racking the inside of my body. Everyone else was asleep, and I had nowhere to go to escape. I couldn't afford another night without sleep; I had school in the morning. In a sudden flash of inspiration, the emotions became words. Grabbing at the chance, I threw on the light and fetched the notebook and pencil from beside...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
20 Words
I wrote an essay on non-translatable words and why we should adopt those words rather than trying to translate them.
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
69 Words
I'd have started a lot earlier. I kept getting stressed about filling out the applications that I put them off until...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
168 Words
My favourite course so far was called Ethics, Art, and War. It focused a lot on the ethics of war photography, surveillance, power structures, the use of drones (although that was generally a tangent by the teacher), the viability of photography as evidence, and methods and ethics of evaluating human...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
161 Words
Honestly, the leaders at our school are fairly untrustworthy and racially biased. The end of this year had the student body president retiring in protest and calling for the retirement of two of our deans. One of them complied, but we're still working to remove the other. The...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
27 Words
Honestly just get out there and do something....
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
110 Words
I'm in a club that meets everyday to write because I love writing. I joined the staff for the literary journal because it allows me to see what my peers are writing and...
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What set me apart from other applicants
28 Words
If I had to guess, I'd probably say...
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How I chose schools to apply to
18 Words
I chose schools with strong...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
64 Words
I don't really have an in-depth reason, I guess. The school honestly just felt right. I tried to apply...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
103 Words
Tired (I think on average we get like 4-6 hours of sleep a night), Anxious (I'm pretty sure there was a study that said we're like 3x more stressed than the...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.92
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Debate Club/Team, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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