WashU ‘19
B.S., Public Health
Features Included


Hometown , Rhode Island
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
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Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)

Applied for in Public Health

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Personal Statement
655 Words
Creative personal story
I never outgrew my why stage: that era marked by incessant questioning once toddlers outgrow their terrible two's. "Why?" is the fundamental inquiry that bridges to a world beyond baby cradles and bedtime stories, a world filled with endless questions and information waiting to be encountered by the inquisitive mind. The why stage is the beginning of that inquisition, the age in a child's life where the thirst for knowledge is unquenchable and every explanation invokes a follow-up question. My...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
659 Words
I have always wanted to leave my mark upon the world. I have always wished to make an impact, incite progression, and improve the lives of others. This desire to serve society has been a major reason for my interest in pursuing a career in the public health field. I believe that the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania will provide me with the broad education I need to become an informed citizen as well as...
Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
404 Words
I do not know what I want to be when I grow up. I am surrounded by future CEO's, engineers, publicists. Yet, when I picture my own future I imagine open doors. Will I pursue my interest in biology and genetics? Will I follow my passion for service, conflict resolution, and human rights? Will I find myself a doctor, a lawyer, or perhaps a policy maker? My doors are open, and I am not looking to higher education to help...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
507 Words
Is it possible to fall in love with a place you've never been? I think it is. My mother's side of the family is from New Orleans, and I grew up eating her red beans and rice while flipping through photo albums containing pictures of the French Quarter, my cousins holding alligators on the Natchez, Jazzfest, and the family grave sites. A lot of my family dispersed to Texas after Hurricane Katrina and our family reunions are usually held in...

General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
108 Words
If I could redo my college application process, I would definitely time things out better. Start visiting colleges junior year during spring break and have a solid idea of where you want...

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
Top 5%
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
SAT Score Details
Converted SAT Score1590
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores


SportsField Hockey, Lacrosse


ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Church, Other Religious Affiliation

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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