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Vanderbilt ‘18
B.S., Human Development
Vanderbilt Class of 2018
Features Included
3
Essays
14
Schools
9
Scores
4
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Ridgefied, Connecticut
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
  • Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.S. in Human Development

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
658 Words
Family background
If there is one place in the world where I am content, it is Sunday dinner at my Grandma’s house. There are three courses of the Italian food that no one will ever be able to cook just like my grandmother does. The oval table it’s served on is surrounded by three generations of my mom’s family all taking the opportunity to relax at dinner together to take a breath and rejuvenate for the upcoming week. Although...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
230 Words
For me, Davidson is the perfect balance of the southern feel that I am looking for and the liberal arts education that I am truly passionate about. Many of the schools near Davidson have a lot more students and not as strong of academics. On the other hand, schools with a similar size and education tend to be in the North, which is where I have spent my entire life. I want the adventure of a new region and its...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
144 Words
I’m a Republican. My parents are, my brother is, and most of my friends are. However, this often leads people to “anticipate [my] argument” on social issues incorrectly. For example, at the beginning of this year, I walked out of my dorm room wearing a “Choate Young Republicans” t-shirt. Immediately, I had 3 freshmen asking, “Are you against gay marriage?” “Are you actually pro-life?” “Do you have a heart?” My answers surprised them. “No, no, and uhh…yes.” They couldn...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
38 Words
Honestly, I think this is really important. There is so much...
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Why I declined other schools
52 Words
I declined other schools because I feel like Vanderbilt is ultimately the best education relative to...
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How I chose schools to apply to
35 Words
Try to pick schools where you know you will be happy....
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How to increase chances at my school
13 Words
Make sure you find...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.75
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2300
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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