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feyio22,
Barnard ‘20
B.A., Economics
Junior at Barnard College, Columbia University
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown London, United Kingdom
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • King's College London (London, England)
  • University of Warwick (Coventry, England)
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Barnard College (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

“We spend our whole lives worrying about the future, planning for the future, trying to predict the future as if figuring it out will cushion the blow. But the future is always changing. The future is the home of our deepest fears and wildest hopes. But one thing is certain, when it finally reveals itself, the future is never the way we imagined it.” I am a shameless Grey’s Anatomy fan, but never would I have conceived of how...
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Growing up in Nigeria, I realised at an early age that the world was not idyllic. Each day I watched children my age suffer in a system where meritocracy had no place. As I came to realise the great disparities between home and elsewhere across the globe, my desire for understanding grew. The inequality existing between man and man was mirrored by that existing between the countries of the world, with a few at the epicentre of human advancement and...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
260 Words
What factors influenced your decision to apply to Barnard College and why do you think the College would be a good match for you? (250 word limit)
Growing up, I often witnessed children scurrying along in heavy traffic, in competition to clean the windscreens of vehicles in return for loose change each time the traffic came to temporary halts. Why were they not heading to school, and why was everyone carrying on oblivious to the incongruity? Rather than existing as a spectator, I decided I needed to influence society. I have pondered how to build a wealth-creating system that wouldn’t depend on an impoverished majority, because...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
261 Words
2. If you could work for any organization or company, which would you select and why? (250 word limit)
I want to work for an organization I can confidently say I believe in. I want to be assured that the contributions I make as an employee are impactful, helping to deliver a service I am proud of. Andela specialises in training software developers across the African continent and connecting them with top global employers, and I have been thoroughly impressed by this commitment to providing equal opportunities for brilliant individuals lacking access. Having grown up in Lagos, Nigeria, and...
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School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
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Do...
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Post-college plans
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Honestly, it's okay to not have plans. You develop so much as a college...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
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Think about what matters to you...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
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Highest ACT
32
 
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