ladytree
ladytree,
Williams ‘19
B.A., Liberal Arts and Humanities
Greetings, minions! Save-A-Tree. :)
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
7
Scores
6
Advice
8
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Vancouver, Canada
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of British Columbia (British Columbia, Canada)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
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Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Liberal Arts and Humanities

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

I like to be prepared. So when, in the rainy winter of 2013, my friend invited me to join my school’s Ski and Snowboard Team for the district tournament, I did my research. I looked up professional alpine ski races, carving tutorials, and race day tips. I visited my local sports shop to get my skis sharpened. I dug up archives of previous records from the depths of the Internet and tried to estimate where I would fall. Last place,...
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
531 Words
Save-A-Tree. That’s the motto I’ve had since sixth grade, the tagline that my friends have heard one too many times. It was part of a hand-drawn logo, stamped repeatedly on everything I did. People would ask, “Why?” and I’d reply with a shrug, “Because I like trees.” Yet I never really knew why. Then, in the summer of 2011, my childhood nanny invited me to visit her hometown in Guangxi, China. I was expecting the typical teenager-goes-to-poor-village experience....
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Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
312 Words
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” This compelling quote, said by the Lorax in Dr. Seuss’ famous story of the same name, has stuck with me throughout the years. The Lorax, a wise, quote-spouting environmentalist, would be the perfect partner for my William’s tutorial. Having seen first-hand the detrimental effects of commerce via the destruction of a loved one’s village in rural China, I am an...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
114 Words
Williams is #1 on US News (my parents love this sort of thing) and also the US only school that accepted me (my parents believe US schools are better than Canadian ones). Ultimately, I agreed...
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How I chose schools to apply to
118 Words
UBC was my dream school; Vancouver is my favourite city of all-time (and my home!) and UBC has a plethora of programs that allow for both flexibility and specialization. Its dual-degree program meant that I...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Intelligent, supportive,...
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How to increase chances at my school
41 Words
Send in a supplement! I sent in an arts supplement that focused...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
40 Words
I got one interview from Princeton. It was conducted by an alumni...
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Post-college plans
41 Words
Ultimate goal: live and work in Vancouver and own a house (hahahaahahaha...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2250
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSkiing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesYearbook, School Band, Multicultural / International Club, Student Council / Government, Library Volunteer, Model Congress / Model UN, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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