parkerb
parkerb,
GWU ‘18
B.S., Language Studies and Linguistics, , Speech Communication and Rhetoric, , Speech Language Pathology
I'm an undergrad studying Speech and Hearing Science at GWU, class or 2018!
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
8
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown , North Carolina
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
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George Washington University (Washington, DC)

Applied for in Language Studies and Linguistics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
339 Words
Creative personal story, Place you’re content
I hear muffled sounds from a television, a clock ticking too loudly, and the clamor of bugs outside. I can smell feet, dusty fabric, and a hint of sweat. Gravity reminds me of its strength as it pulls me into the itchy carpet; the air pressure changes slightly as a door opens somewhere in the house. A car passes and I imagine the pieces of gravel kicked up by the tires. I open my eyes, trying to focus on the...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
396 Words
Have you heard Justin Timberlake’s song “Traje y Corbata,” Justin Bieber’s “Bebé,” or Miley Cyrus’s “Bola de Demolición”? It started slowly, but as I learned Spanish, I began to translate English songs and media into Spanish as a method of practicing the language outside of a typical learning environment. Six months ago, I undertook the task of teaching myself Spanish through the use of online resources, textbooks, and movies. Initially I would let the movies wash...
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
133 Words
While it's been my biggest hurdle in college so far, Arabic has easily been my favorite course because of its community and the great teacher. Arabic, like most introductory language courses at George Washington, meets four times a week and...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.68
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1980
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1400
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesJunior Classical League / Latin Club, Spanish Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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