amandabmartin
amandabmartin,
Rochester ‘22
B.A., Mathematics
Academically curious college student
Features Included
5
Essays
14
Schools
6
Scores
3
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Albertson, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University at Geneseo - SUNY (Geneseo, NY)
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University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
4 Words
Failure experience, Feeling out of place
Described dance team audition
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
268 Words
...While learning in a classroom setting is sufficient on its own, gaining knowledge through experience adds a more interactive approach that keeps topics exciting and aids in learning. Dickinson manages to provide educational opportunities for its students under any circumstances. At Dickinson, so-called "active learning" starts the second students walk up the Old West steps. First-year students are not pushed to the side and forced to wait for their time to immerse themselves in their academic passions. The fact that...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
193 Words
Brandeis’ emphasis on interdisciplinary study is a particular feature that has drawn me to the school. Students have the chance to compose a curriculum filled with courses from virtually any department, no matter what single academic focus they wish to pursue. And I know most students at Brandeis do not exclusively focus on a solitary major. This diverse group of students is not forced to conform to a “straight line,” or follow a specific standard. I can imagine the unique...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
134 Words
Visiting Union was a last minute addition to my New York college tours because the school met my general requirements of small classes, individualized attention, and an emphasis on undergraduate teaching. However, my intent to apply never wavered for reasons that go beyond these aspects of a liberal arts college.  Academically, Union excels out through the use of a trimester system that grants more flexibility and allows students to balance their workload efficiently. Besides academics, the unique living environment that...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
590 Words
What are you passionate about? While somewhat similar to a Common App essay prompt, this question differs as it encompasses all areas of a student’s life. No longer is the focus solely on a student’s academic pursuits. This question is one that should inspire a response that only ends because of the imposed word limit. Personally, whenever I become invested, or interested, in something, my friends will never hear the end of it. My ability to talk hundreds...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
12 Words
Wrote multiple drafts and...
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
20 Words
Take a break. Don't try to...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
18 Words
Try to take a college...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
3.93
 
Rank
N/A
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1460
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCheerleading

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Hospital Volunteer, Boy/Girl Scouts, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Other Religious Affiliation

Experience & Awards

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