toribates05
toribates05,
Alabama ‘20
B.S., Political Science and Government
Hi! I'm a freshman at the University of Alabama. I'm a political science and history double major, hoping to attend law school and work in government!
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Essays
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Schools
7
Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Frisco, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)
  • Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  • Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Baylor University (Waco, TX)
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University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

There’s just nothing like it. I don’t know when or how or where I realized it, exactly, but I know that it’s there now. It’s funny, sure, because I don’t even have to be physically somewhere. I don’t necessarily have to see anything, hear anything, taste anything. I walk into a ballpark, maybe, or turn the TV to the hockey game. Sometimes I just listen to the football game while I drive to work...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
136 Words
The University of Alabama was not anywhere near my first choice school. They give a lot of money, though, and although I'd received a ton of generous financial aid from most of the schools I applied to, nowhere compared to UA,...
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How I chose schools to apply to
153 Words
I am a stubborn person, and I decided that I absolutely did not want to go to a public university in Texas. I kind of don't know why. I did end up applying to two schools in Texas, but when it came time to decide, I'd...
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How to increase chances at my school
46 Words
I think that it's super important to focus on standardized tests. A lot of...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
33 Words
The University of Alabama is incredible!! The campus seems so...
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What set me apart from other applicants
77 Words
When I read my general admissions essay now, I still kind of laugh to myself. At the time, I thought it was witty...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1890
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBroadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Yearbook, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

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