SarahLynneWalk,
Vanderbilt ‘15
B.A., International Relations
Features Included
1
Essays
3
Schools
7
Scores
3
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Belleville, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
705 Words
Family background
Melinda is the most intelligent, selfless person I have ever known. She is a family practice doctor who dutifully spends endless hours at the hospital, sometimes working for weeks without a day off. Melinda makes friends with the night janitors and her patients adore her for being so kind-hearted. She is a hero to many, and the community distinguishes her as the epitome of perfection. Ironically, I do not like her whatsoever as she has brought angst, grief, and overwhelming...
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
33 Words
My school's location in Nashville offered the perfect mix between...
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My advice about getting recommenders
58 Words
Try to take multiple classes with the same teacher if you have the option. Spending more time...
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How to increase chances at my school
5 Words
Applying Early...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsDance

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Community or summer theater/plays, Dance, National Honor Society, School Band, School Choir

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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