achen221b
achen221b,
WashU ‘19
B.F.A., Visual Arts, , Political Science and Government
WashU class of 2019
Features Included
4
Essays
11
Schools
13
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Knoxville, Tennessee
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University  (Richmond, VA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)

Applied for a B.F.A. in Visual Arts

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I showed up to the first meeting of freshman year, not knowing anyone else there and feeling very intimidated and alone. As more of my friends joined, I remained scared and unable to speak, locked in anxiety. I was scared that this club, this club built on acceptance and equality, would not accept me and I would ruin the one chance I had at belonging. Inversely, as more of my friends joined, I felt more isolated, physically unable to speak,...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
31 Words
I talked about my personal identity a lot in conjunction to race and sexual orientation. I talked about my journey towards accepting myself and freeing myself from internalized racism and homophobia.
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
49 Words
These, I discussed why I personally wanted to go, as well as what stuck out to me on campus or from the tour, and whatever else I could find online that were relevant. For some schools, this was an easy one to write, but for others, not so much.
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
28 Words
I applied to a lot of scholarships. The most common scholarships that I applied to were either for some part of my identity or for social justice efforts.
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
Pick people that know you well and can write the best recommendation for you. Pick areas that you...
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What I’d change about my application process
50 Words
I honestly would not have applied to some of the schools I did; I wish...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
66 Words
I interviewed at WashU, and the interviewers were all so supportive and wanted you to succeed. The UPenn alumni interviewer...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
83 Words
It had a lot to do with the full-ride scholarship; I'm not going to lie. However, I was still on the fence for a while...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
66 Words
I applied to so many scholarships. I got declined for most of them, but the ones that I did receive...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.45
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2090
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1460
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesGay/Straight Alliance, Green Club, Library Volunteer, Political Campaign, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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