mlrnovelidea
mlrnovelidea,
Tufts ‘21
B.A., Music
Music major at Tufts University hoping to become a vocal music teacher!
Features Included
6
Essays
6
Schools
5
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Colorado Springs, Colorado
GenderFemale
EthnicityNative American, White Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Washington College (Chestertown, MD)
  • Colorado State University  (Fort Collins, CO)
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Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Music

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

There's a reason teachers don't tell you how complicated things really are. If I had known that there were different kinds of bowstrokes and that the time period of a piece dictates how you play it, I would have stopped playing violin. If I had known that inflected languages have verbs that look passive but are active, I wouldn't have seen the beauty in those languages. That's a lot of information for a twelve year old, just like the ideas...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
101 Words
Every portrayal of the "Tufts student" that I've heard sounds like it's describing me. At Tufts, an admissions officer categorized a Jumbo as "intellectual," "unpretentious," "down-to-earth,"and "kind." I wandered through the Tisch Library, and the bites of conversation I heard weren't about parties or homework complaints but mathematical theories and the best way to translate a Sanskrit phrase. If I hadn't been so unabashedly eavesdropping, I would have joined in. Tufts feels full of all of the wonderful things...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
255 Words
I was raised by books. My very first memory is sitting on the speckled carpet of the Baltimore Public Library with an illustrated edition of Little House on the Prairie in my lap. For the first fourteen years of my life, we went to the library every week, and I devoured everything I could find in the children’s section. My mother would read aloud at night—Laura Ingalls Wilder, Maud Hart Lovelace, and Raggedy Ann. By the age of...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
256 Words
I don't like to sing, but I LOVE choir. It's the best part of my day. On the days we travel to a competition, singing on the bus and laughing like we’ll never stop, I’m always the one who emotionally exclaims “I love you guys!” I'm not sure exactly why I'm enamored with choir (especially when I was so disgruntled by the requirement that seniors had to audition for All-State that I chose a solo entitled "Come, Sweet...
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Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
249 Words
Learning matters to me. My insatiable curiosity manifests itself both in and out of the classroom. I’ve never taken a class that I thoroughly disliked, and I’d love to do almost anything with the rest of my life. I have interests that I’m more passionate about than others, but ultimately I would love to be a chemist, a physicist, a mathematician, an editor, a teacher, a writer, a linguist, a translator, or a musician. I’m never...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
263 Words
Dear Roommate, I am organized. Not in the ordinary way: my closet isn’t color-coded, my books aren’t alphabetized, but my mind is organized, and I would like the world to be also. I am realistic; I know that it’s not, but my internal sense of justice hopes for a place where everyone is treated the way they deserve based on their own performance and behavior, and nothing else. I will not ask you to stack your books...
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
48 Words
I loved the atmosphere at Tufts and the welcoming nature of the student body!...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
39 Words
Your plans might change and you should try and stay open to...
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How to approach transferring schools
47 Words
When I transferred high schools, I wish I had known more about graduation requirements--be...
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My advice about getting recommenders
51 Words
Try and build relationships with your high school teachers so that when they write recommendations...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.35
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1440
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Choir, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, School Theater/Plays, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Boy/Girl Scouts

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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