xyx5182
xyx5182,
Wellesley
B.S.
International student graduated summa cum laude. Now works at an admissions consulting agency.
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Xiangtan, China
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
Class of2020
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
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Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

"When the water delivery guy comes, yell 'Dad, the water is here!' and of course nobody will respond, but you have to pretend as if there was a man at home sleeping in the bedroom," Mom warned me before going to work on a summer day two years ago. I followed her words when the delivery came, mumbling "Never mind, Dad, you must be sleeping. I'll take care of it." as I received only silence after calling Daddy, because...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
582 Words
79. Required Writing Courses “You are one of the strongest writers in the senior class.” I read this comment from my AP Literature teacher on our first major paper of the year, and I was surprised. I sit with a class of the brightest students, yet she commented that I am one of the strongest writers. But am I? The word “essay” had been equivalent to torture to me since I was a middle school student in China. Needless to say...
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School Specific Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Motivated. Intentional....
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
45 Words
Be genuine and unique. Make sure you sound as sincerely as possible when you...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
45 Words
Volunteering and doing internships in your interested academic/career fields can be very helpful....
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My advice about getting recommenders
125 Words
you should ask teachers that you have a good relationship with and that know you well. If the teacher has taught you for multiple semesters or years, then that is even better. If possible, you should ask two...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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Be patient with your self and with the process. College research, essay brainstorm,...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.24
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, Science Club/Team, Multicultural / International Club, Community Cleanup / Service, School Theater/Plays, Choir

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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