mhs2847
mhs2847,
Barnard ‘21
B.A., Undecided
I gave, and got back.
Features Included
4
Essays
9
Schools
4
Scores
3
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Moorestown, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Temple University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
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Barnard College (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Undecided

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
658 Words
Childhood memory
We all lay on our blue plastic cots, evenly spaced, as I forced my eyes to close. I shifted left and right on the extra- firm, pathetic excuse for a mattress, unwilling to let sleep find me. My young brain, energetic and frustrated, felt called to action. I wanted to produce something; I wanted to use my time. A yellow weather wheel was tacked onto the back of the bookshelf I lay next to, and to it I raised my...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
258 Words
One rainy day in Morningside Heights, during our “Writing our Lives” class for Barnard’s SITC, a classmate suggested we have an “emotional purge” after our workshopping session. We all took a few minutes to do some venting; I talked about my stresses with having immigrant parents, and was pleasantly shocked at everyone’s understanding nods and validation, even if they hadn’t experienced anything similar. It was a very emotional day, and I vividly remember feeling like we had...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
278 Words
Pick one woman in history or fiction to converse with for an hour and explain your choice. What would you talk about? (100-250 words) Neerja Bhanot is woman I learned about from a Bollywood movie (aptly titled Neerja) I’d watched on a lazy day, but little did I know, her story would remain a lifelong inspiration for me. In 1986, a group of terrorists hijacked a grounded plane in Pakistan. Neerja, the flight’s purser, used her quick wit and...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
277 Words
Alumna and writer Anna Quindlen says that she “majored in unafraid” at Barnard. Tell us about a time when you majored in unafraid. (100-250 words) I decided to wear the hijab on March 23, 2016. The night before, I was worried sick. What would people think? What if people start treating me differently? I frantically texted my friend- who encouraged me that my headscarf would be welcome in the MFS community (one that hadn’t had a student in hijab in over...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
32 Words
I would have taken both ACT and SAT. They are...
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What set me apart from other applicants
46 Words
I built a very strong relationship with my school. I visited, interviewed, and went...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
10 Words
Get internships and...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.95
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2030
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1430
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAnimal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Prom Committee, Tutoring/Mentoring, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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