amkat
amkat,
GWU ‘17
B.A., Psychology, , Women’s Studies
Hi I'm Allison! I'm from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and I'm currently a Sophomore at George Washington University. I remember how difficult and stressful the college admissions process is and I'm happy to share any and all advice I have with you!
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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 Oconomowoc
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)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
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George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Consider something in your life you think goes unnoticed and write about why it's important to you. I can’t remember the exact moment when the squiggles and lines rearranged themselves into letters, words, and sentences, but I do remember the feeling. It was as if someone had removed a veil from my vision and everything had become clear. I had a rush of excitement so strong I’m pretty sure I was bouncing up and down in my seat....
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
609 Words
The first time I set foot on the George Washington University campus it was cold and rainy. That did nothing to deter me, however, from racing to take a tour around the beautiful, albeit a little wet, campus. I was hooked almost immediately. By the end of the tour I knew I could really see myself at GW with its beautiful campus, impressive and resourceful classes, and the fun, collegiate atmosphere. I was immediately taken by the difference between the...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
79 Words
I chose GW because I felt like it was going to be the best school in terms of opportunities and internships. I was definitely...
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How I chose schools to apply to
60 Words
I always knew I wanted a school in a city. That was my starting point, so I'd consider...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
121 Words
I only interviewed with Northwestern University and it was a great experience. It was a really informal and my interviewer was very nice and engaging. He asked about my high school extracurriculars and my interests. My...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
148 Words
My favorite course that I've taken at GW so far has actually been an intro course. I signed up for Intro to Women's Studies on a whim and by far it has been the most engaging class I've ever taken. There's been a lot...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
154 Words
There isn't a ton of student unity or school spirit at GW. In fact, it seems like we're more united over mutual dislike for things than for being proud of the school. It's not as popular to go to sporting events or get excited at pep...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.98
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1515
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDrama Production Crew, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Yearbook, School Choir

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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