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Vanderbilt ‘18
B.A., Public Policy Analysis, , Political Science and Government
Vandy Class of '18
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
8
Scores
3
Advice
2
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Oklahoma City
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  • Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.A. in Public Policy Analysis

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
65 Words
Family background
"There is a reason why a man would drag bags filled with cotton through heat-drenched fields of South Texas every day. It’s the same reason why a young couple would pay thousands of dollars to a people smuggler to drive them through multiple states to freedom. It is also the same reason why I am writing this essay. We all want a better life."
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
64 Words
"The Haitians demonstrate a firm commitment and work-ethic to the rebuilding of their communities. I am uncertain if I could have gained a complete understanding of being “fully invested” without seeing first-hand the villagers’ work. The Haitians also display an enthusiasm and faith in God that has led to my own spiritual growth. Through their passion, I have seen the universal face of God."
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
31 Words
Try to ask someone who you have had more...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
34 Words
In high school I would try to get jobs, volunteer,...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
30 Words
Nashville is an awesome city with so much to...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1330
 
SAT Score Details
 
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Cheer/Spirit Squad

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSpanish Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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