ru2018
ru2018,
Rutgers ‘18
B.A., History
History and American Studies double major with a 3.6 overall GPA.
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
5
Scores
7
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Mount Holly, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)
  • Hampshire College (Amherst, MA)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Emerson College (Boston, MA)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA)
  • Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
  • Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA)
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Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

I’m an Honors kid. I have taken over eleven Advanced Placement and Honors classes. Junior year, I received a composite score of 1840 on my SAT. Over the past four years, I’ve written over twenty papers and essays, including a nineteen page paper on the role of women in the American abolitionist movement. I’m a member of the National Honor Society, the president of the English Honor Society, and the editor of The Emerald, our annual literary magazine. ...
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Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
324 Words
I’m an Honors kid. I have taken over eleven Advanced Placement and Honors classes. Junior year, I received a composite score of 1840 on my SAT. Over the past four years, I’ve written over twenty papers and essays, including a nineteen page paper on the role of women in the American abolitionist movement. I’m a member of the National Honor Society, the president of the English Honor Society, and the editor of The Emerald, our annual literary magazine. ...
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School Specific Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
113 Words
A lot of people are involved with Greek life here. It's not a bad thing. Fraternities and sororities do a lot of fundraisers for charity. The biggest event they take part in is...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
143 Words
I'm biased. I'm a History and American Studies double major, and I love them both. I work for the History Department, and I'm gearing up to write an honors thesis for American Studies. Both majors are incredibly challenging and rewarding, and both...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
71 Words
I'm a New Jersey state resident, and that played a huge role in my decision to attend Rutgers. The cost is...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
106 Words
Rutgers is in a great location. There's a train station on campus that will take you to New York in about an hour. There's also a bus that provides $17 round trip tickets...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
83 Words
This can be a tough one if you're withdrawn or shy. If you don't have any teachers you feel comfortable asking for a recommendation...
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Post-college plans
89 Words
You don't have to get a job immediately after graduation. Let me say that again. You don't have to get a job immediately after graduation. There...
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What I’d change about my application process
85 Words
Honestly, I wouldn't change anything about my application process. The bulk of the colleges I applied to took the Common App, which made applying much easier....
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1840
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1310
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Debate Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences

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