LadyDay
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
3
Scores
1
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Harrington Park, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Clark University (Worcester, MA)
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
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George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
664 Words
Failure experience
“It sounded like a wounded duck!” squealed the flute player to me. “Nah, more of a dying seal,” remarked a trombone player, as he approached my chair. “No, guys, just a confused clarinet,” added a wandering percussionist with a chuckle. I had had enough. Humid Florida weather and extreme embarrassment had taken all humor out of the situation. My hair looked like a lion’s mane and I was ready to run home to New Jersey. I did my best...
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Additional Essay Details
132 Words
Though I had a lot of help with my personal statement, the task was not easy. After switching my topic three separate times, I decided on a topic that showed my ability to overcome embarrassment and failure (which is something I feel like I do often). After writing my first draft, I immediately sent it to my parents and my private college advisor, who promptly sent it back. They made me do edit after edit, draft after draft to show...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
65 Words
I think a major downside of my application process was how I viewed the schools I applied to: I focused...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.25
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1970
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1390
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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