kelseyvanderbilt
kelseyvanderbi,
Vanderbilt
B.S., Child Development, , Cognitive Science
I am a 20 year old junior attending Vanderbilt University and recipient of the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
5
Scores
4
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Boca Raton
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
Class of2017
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.S. in Child Development

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I talked about my volunteer work with special needs children, in particular close work with a young girl I mentored who spoke her very first word with me. I discussed how the experiences in my community inspired in me a passion to pursue a degree in cognitive science and child development.
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Additional Essay Details
49 Words
Most of the universities I applied to did not seem to have extensive supplementary essay materials. Most colleges with on the Common Application and the same essays were sent to all the colleges. I did not choose universities to apply to based on the amount of supplementary materials needed.
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
56 Words
It is so tough to choose because every professor at Vanderbilt that I have encountered has been...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
118 Words
People are very involved at Vanderbilt! We are a diverse group of driven individuals who enjoy giving back to the community. Large events, such as Relay for Life, are integral parts of a vibrant campus...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
96 Words
Vanderbilt University was ultimately the ideal college for me personally. It has 6,800 undergraduates, which was a perfect size in my opinion. The professors are phenomenal. They are extremely accomplished...
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Post-college plans
22 Words
I am pursuing an accelerated masters program...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.46
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2100
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCheer/Spirit Squad , Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAnimal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Charity Drive Organizing, Church, Drama Production Crew, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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