lrocha306
lrocha306,
Tufts ‘20
B.S., Clinical Psychology
I was a part of the IB Program at Coral Reef Senior High School. I was matched to Tufts University through the Questbridge Scholars program, and I plan on majoring in Psychology. I am the first in my family to attend college.
Features Included
3
Essays
12
Schools
16
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Sao Paulo, Brazil, Florida, Brazil
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Portuguese, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Clinical Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Songs of São Paulo I was eight years old when I realized that being alive meant you were destined to die. My mother had just finished cooking the rice and beans that every Brazilian child comes to love, a pleasing aroma filling the air of our tiny apartment. The windows were flung open, a delicious heat creeping inside, the cheery sound of birds chirping intermingling with the gentle cooing of my baby sister. We had been getting ready to...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
507 Words
5th Grade Triumphs Sunlight lazily filtered through the blinds of my room, the tired rays gently reflecting off the plastic trophies lining my cluttered desk. It was a slow Sunday morning, and being the only early riser in my family, I could enjoy the peaceful quiet that settled over the air overnight. I glanced at the trophies that called the sunlight towards them, nostalgia wrapping around my fingertips as I reached over to pick up the smallest one. It paled...
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Additional Essay Details
28 Words
These are the two personal essays I used for the QuestBridge Application. I was matched to Tufts, which did not ask for other supplemental essays besides these two.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
112 Words
It's very important that you choose teachers who you have a good relationship with and who are able to write more than just a repetition of your extra curricular activities. I understand not everyone...
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What set me apart from other applicants
150 Words
I'll be the first to admit that my application was lacking in several aspects - my extra curricular activities and leadership positions were somewhat skimpy, and my SAT scores were not on the level they needed to be for the schools I wanted. Because of...
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What I’d change about my application process
163 Words
I think the biggest mistake I made was stressing out too much, and if I could, I would have approached the process with more confidence. It may be difficult to accept, but when it comes to college applications, there really is no right or wrong. You can be the...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
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
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details15 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN, Community or summer theater/plays
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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