mackenzi.clair,
Yale ‘21
B.A., Political Science and Government
Average girl living her dreams!
Features Included
2
Essays
14
Schools
4
Scores
3
Advice
12
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Silverthorne, Colorado
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
  • Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  • University of Denver (Denver, CO)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

I’m sitting in my fifth grade classroom, and a black cat towers over me. The cat, easily as big as my nine-year-old self, reigns over Ms. Garza’s class from a poster, stretching from floor to ceiling and calling my attention. The words “Tournee du Chat Noir de Rodolphe Salis” in swirling lettering confounds me. That is not English. My inability to comprehend the English letters in this new form bothers me. There is a problem here. Growing up...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
100 Words
I could go on about academics and inspiration, both of which are appealing to me. However, my draw to Yale takes me back to an event when I was three. My father needed surgery, and the only option was traveling from Colorado to Connecticut with my mother, pregnant with twins. When my mother was hospitalized with preterm labor, the community of New Haven came together to care for us until my parents were out of the hospital and safely home....
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
35 Words
My advice to everyone would be to work incredibly hard on...
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What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
Talk about your life experiences and what...
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My advice about getting recommenders
31 Words
Chose teachers that saw you struggle and succeed, not...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.30
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1500
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Choir, Debate Club/Team, School Theater/Plays, Rotary Club, French Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Library Volunteer, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, National Honor Society, Political Campaign, Student Council / Government

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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