oliviak
oliviak,
GWU ‘19
B.S., Psychology
I have visited several colleges across the East Coast and am willing to answer any questions you have about the schools I applied to!
Features Included
5
Essays
4
Schools
4
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Baltimore, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
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George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
398 Words
Failure experience
Failure is not a common adjective that I use throughout my life, but as a child I was faced with the reality of failure on a basic level. Growing up, I was given encouragement that I could do anything as long as I gave it my best effort. I did not know the magnitude of these words until I began to learn how to ride a bike. I often stared out of the window feeling a sort of emptiness as...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
252 Words
When I first toured the GW campus, it instantly stood out to me because it met my most important criteria for a university; its campus is urban and culturally diverse, and is located within a bustling city community that offers many opportunities for student involvement. The historic monuments as well as the theaters and museums unique to DC are an ideal place to learn more outside of the classroom and enhance my knowledge of the humanities. As I learned of...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
215 Words
I was impressed by American University as I wound my way through the beautiful campus with my AU Ambassador. I plan to pursue degrees in both Public Health and foreign language. The Science Department at AU offers expert faculty, as well as a smaller faculty: student ratio, with an opportunity to really get to know the faculty as well as other students. I choose to apply to American University because of the many possible majors offered and the cultural opportunities...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
251 Words
Embarking on my freshman year at AU, I will enjoy the excitement of being with my fellow Public Health majors, immersing myself in community work, and learning the AU community as well as getting to know my advisors and professors. Exploring the surroundings of AU, I will take advantage of the many cultural opportunities available to enhance my learning outside of the classroom. The international studies at AU will no doubt influence me as I become invested in extracurricular activities...
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Supplemental Essay Other
73 Words
For the first and second essays which asked to know my reasons for applying to those particular schools, I tried to incorporate details from my visits there and make it clear that I understood their values as a school. For my third essay which asked about who I hoped to be by the time I graduated from that school, I discussed the opportunities I would have that were unique to that school.
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
52 Words
I was able to earn several credits the summer before beginning college. I would recommend taking...
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How to increase chances at my school
32 Words
Get in contact with admissions officers, either by email or...
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How I chose schools to apply to
57 Words
I had several meetings with my high school college counselor, and she was able to help me...
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What I’d change about my application process
43 Words
I would have written my essays further in advance, so that I could...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Studious, driven,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.70
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1840
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1310
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSquash

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Habitat for Humanity, Help Save Our Environment, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD)
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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