eringriffin
eringriffin,
BC ‘18
B.A., Political Science and Government
Hi! I am a current junior at Boston College. I attended a public school about 45 minutes away and was accepted Early Action. Hope my information helps!
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Hingham, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
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Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
687 Words
Place you’re content
From the bright orange Indian tapestry and the intricately woven Iranian prayer mat hanging on the wall to the Romanian tea kettle perched precariously among piles of ungraded papers and tests, Ms. Moore’s World Literature classroom can more accurately be likened to a room in the Museum of Natural History than a 10th grade English classroom. Contrasting with the typical “hang in there” and “math is fun!” posters plastered on the walls of my other high school classrooms, the...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
10 Words
1. Competitive 2. Well-dressed 3....
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
89 Words
I love how close my school is to a major urban area. There were so many beautiful campuses that I visited that were ultimately too far away...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
116 Words
Make sure to do some research on a school that requires a "Why Us" type of essay. My advice would be to find something that connects to an element of your life and also connects...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
82 Words
Sports are huge here. The student population is an incredibly athletic one so expect a competitive atmosphere even in club and intramural sports. If sports...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
72 Words
My favorite course thus far has been a class called Peace or War in which we talked about America's role in shaping...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.71
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Equestrian

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesWorld/Global Affairs Club, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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