Amanda-Lynn Quintero
Amanda-Lynn Qu,
Haverford ‘19
B.S., Mechanical Engineering and Technology
Recruited to play basketball at NYU, CMU, Haverford, UChicago, Hamilton and many more colleges. Haverford College Class of 2019.
Features Included
3
Essays
3
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Sayreville, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
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Haverford College (Haverford, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Technology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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When describing my identity, I have an endless amount of adjectives and stories to choose from to make myself seem (im)possibly perfect. If you had to choose one word, what word would it be? Having an identity is what makes every human extraordinary. Every day people choose to change their identities because they are ashamed of themselves or wish for a new beginning. However, I am neither ashamed nor wishing to live in a fantasy. I grew up in...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Being highly ranked in academics, being located on a beautiful campus, and being close to home are only tidbits of why I'm choosing to apply to Haverford. College is overwhelming in one way or another, but when I first stepped onto the campus for a basketball tournament several years ago, it didn't overpower me but rather motivated me. When my family and I surveyed the area, I felt comfortable and at ease. This feeling stayed with me throughout three more...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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"Honor Code: Write about an experience in which you encountered a tension between personal freedom and community standards. Discuss the experience and the underlying issues, how you dealt with the tension, and whether or not there was a satisfactory resolution." As a teenager, I'm surrounded by a seemingly endless amount of judgmental peers. It's tough for an adolescent to survive in this generation, especially if being on top of the popularity food chain is one of their aspirations. Behavior, personality,...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
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Lifelong...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
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Decided between NYU,...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Having minimal...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
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Sending an...
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Why I declined other schools
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Reasons mostly...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeMagnet
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1850
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1320
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsBasketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAthletics Organization, Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, Green Club, Odyssey of the Mind, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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