jumbodaze
jumbodaze,
Tufts ‘17
B.S., Cognitive Science, , Japanese Language and Literature
Features Included
1
Essays
12
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish, Japanese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
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Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Cognitive Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I spent my childhood in libraries, greeting books like dusty friends, pretending to know more about the world than I actually did. Page by page I traveled through hundreds of imaginary worlds over the years, but it wasn’t until I picked up a book called Mexican WhiteBoy that one of these worlds closely mirrored my own. It was almost eerie how similar I am to the protagonist, Danny. I look more like my white dad than my Mexican-American mom,...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
76 Words
I didn't really visit any schools before applying to college, so I wasn't exactly sure what I wanted out of a school. I...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
148 Words
I love its size and proximity to Boston. I'm able to easily travel around on public transportation and can go to concerts, the airport, or other things in the city without having to pay a lot of money for a cab. At the same...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
44 Words
Be honest about yourself and who you are, and make sure that your...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
31 Words
Do what you're truly interested in and don't worry...
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What I’d change about my application process
104 Words
I didn't really think I'd get in anywhere, so I applied to a lot of places last minute without really knowing anywhere about the school and assuming I'd get rejected. I'd...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.30
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2260
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1540
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSquash

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Debate Club/Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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