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BC223448,
BC ‘18
B.S., Political Science and Government, , Finance
Hi I am Mike. I am majoring in business management and political science. I am very involved in different service activities on campus and enjoy running and fishing. I always wanted to attend Boston College and am ready to help anyone with the same goal.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
7
Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Lunenburg, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT)
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Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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Personal Statement
674 Words
Family member’s disability
Within a six month period I had broke my leg and could not play football, my grandmother passed away, my other grandmother was diagnosed with severe Alzheimer's and to put the cherry on the sundae my mother had cancer. One could say I was a naive optimist before or at the very least an untested panglossian. After going through the experience of cancer I am able to more legitimately highlight a core part of me, in my choice to remain...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
583 Words
The enthusiasm in Room 46 was lackluster at best on a rainy Friday in November of my freshmen year. Mr. Speigel was lecturing about ancient Greek political theory and most of the students were not thinking about the weekend, but in the corner of the room sat a boy just learning how much he liked politics. That boy was me and after four years of high school, that interest in government has blossomed into a true love. Nothing else in the...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
319 Words
As the paint from the first ever Saint Bernard’s senior class lounge dries on my hand, I sift through old pictures and I reminisce back to freshman year. The loud speaker comes on and the voice of our headmaster blares into the small classroom as my heart begins to beat faster. “And now for freshmen class president… Michael Alario.” Ever since that announcement I have dedicated myself to the service of my class. I have enjoyed four uninterrupted years...
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Additional Essay Details
58 Words
Essays are the most difficult party of the application process. I wrote my essays in the summer and had my teachers review them the second I got back to school. I would suggest that you do the same and get as many people as you can to read your essays while making sure you keep your own voice.
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General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
47 Words
Boston College is a service oriented school, most of the students are involved in...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
62 Words
United States Politics and Policy, the course is practical and goes into real like topical issues. I also...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Smart, Perfectionist,...
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What I’d change about my application process
34 Words
I would have applied to more reach schools, less saftey...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
14 Words
Georgetown - Interview went...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
41 Words
4Boston Volunteers, Applachia Volunteers, Generation Citizen Democracy Coach These all appealed to...
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My advice about getting recommenders
62 Words
It is imperative that you ask the person recommending you early in the process and give them a deadline...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.36
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsFootball, Lacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring, Special Olympics, Drama Production Crew

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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