annietewkes,
Vanderbilt
B.A., Economics
I am a senior at Vanderbilt University. I was admitted regular decision in 2012. My parents are alums at three of the schools I applied to, Vanderbilt, Duke, and Georgetown.
Features Included
2
Essays
9
Schools
7
Scores
2
Advice
6
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Greensboro, North Carolina
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
Class of2016
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
220 Words
Failure experience
I wrote in my statement about a girl who has been one of my closes friends since we were ten years old. We grew up very close, but began to drift when we started hanging out with different crowds. In March of 2009, I called her house and her dad told me she was not home, and she wouldn't be for a very long time. She was in a rehab program in Washington state. I detailed not only reconnecting with her...
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Additional Essay Details
48 Words
For me, I had to write something that, if asked about, I could blab on all day. I found that when it came to these sorts of things, I found that the words not only came easier, but these essays had my unique style and voice to them.
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General Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
61 Words
Vanderbilt is a great mix of great, smart students with laid-back attitudes. Students are definitely serious about their...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
92 Words
Vanderbilt has a mini semester in May called a "Maymester." There are classes at Vanderbilt during this time, but many people choose to do Maymesters abroad during the...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.85
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Science Club/Team, Athletics Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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