Mojojojo2020,
BC ‘20
B.A.
giving good vibes since '98
Features Included
3
Essays
12
Schools
14
Scores
1
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
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Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
500 Words
She and I walk towards the subway station in DUMBO. We pass the obnoxious organic pickle shops and vintage bike shops that she still loves to tease me about (I am always going to be the girl from Brooklyn). We are laughing the whole way across the street. My eyes half-closed, I barely notice the cars speeding towards us as we jaywalk across the black asphalt. My laugh reaches a helpless climax and I take a desperate gasp of air....
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School Specific Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
44 Words
I cannot emphasize how important it is to use your summers wisely. Whether...
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More Essays

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Personal Statement
49 Words
Family member’s disability
In my personal statement, I spoke about how my mother's mysterious accumulation of problems with her neck, spine, and nerves forced me to become more humble, independent, compassionate, helpful, and perceptive. It is these qualities that have made me a talented student, excellent friend, and good person all around.
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Additional Essay Details
46 Words
The supplemental essay I included was and still is extremely personal. It captures the moment in which I discovered that I am bisexual, something that I have struggled to accept. I believe it is one of the reasons why Yale did not reject my early application.
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.30
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1890
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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