kirbyestar
kirbyestar,
Vanderbilt ‘20
B.S., Neuroscience
I'm just a book lover, junk food enthusiast, dreamer, and a busy city girl.
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
12
Scores
6
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Brooklyn, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Haitian Creole

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Waitlisted or Withdrew
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  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

What’s In A Name? “Kirby?” The cashier at Starbucks asks when I give my order for a Grande Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino. “As in the video game?” I don’t really feel like getting into it with him. It’s 87 degrees out, school is just over for the day, and the place is packed with other students. But I answer, “Yes, like the video game.” It’s true by the way! I do in fact share a name with...
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Supplemental Essay: Other
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Personal Information
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School Specific Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
151 Words
I first heard about Vanderbilt through a girl I had competed with in pageants. I was only a sophomore in high school at the time, but her constant Instagram pictures definitely made me want to apply- she was having so much fun! Though, I’m...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
17 Words
Friendly, Helpful, Dedicated, Collaborative, and...
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How to increase chances at my school
59 Words
Vanderbilt prides itself in accepting well-rounded students so with that being said, they do not only care about...
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Post-college plans
14 Words
After college, I plan...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
51 Words
Some ideas for a "Why Us" essay for Vanderbilt University are: the city of Nashville ...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
81 Words
I would definitely start the application process sooner than I did. It never hurts to have more time to review your materials and to...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.88
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1890
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Spanish Club, Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society
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