lucky_lmc
lucky_lmc,
Vassar ‘19
B.A., History, , English
Vassar College class of 2019; Quest Scholar
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
4
Scores
5
Advice
12
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Tuscaloosa, Alabama
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
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Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"We are doing the best we can." Everyone has heard this phrase and most simply shrug it off, but to me, it means so much. Anytime we needed something, we heard it. When I was younger, it was frustrating to hear, but now I realize the how true those words are. Now, I know how hard my parents really worked to do their best. My parents have always struggled financially, but they have never let the monetary burden hinder them...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
218 Words
Walking through the halls of the Pulitzer prize-winning photographs in the Newseum in Washington D.C. was an overwhelming barrage of emotion varying from extreme sorrow to infectious joy. One photograph, however, stood out in a way that I will never forget. The photograph was taken by Kevin Carter and depicted a young, starving Sudanese girl who had fallen on her way to a nearby food center. Behind her, a collared vulture was perched, seemingly counting down the seconds before...
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Additional Essay Details
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"We are doing the best we can." Everyone has heard this phrase and most simply shrug it off, but to me, it means so much. Anytime we needed something, we heard it. When I was younger, it was frustrating to hear, but now I realize the how true those words are. Now, I know how hard my parents really worked to do their best. My parents have always struggled financially, but they have never let the monetary burden hinder them...
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
35 Words
I recommend definitely getting a summer job before going off to...
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My advice about getting recommenders
74 Words
It is always important to make good connections with your teachers in high school so that they can write good recommendation letters....
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How I chose schools to apply to
158 Words
With as many schools as there are in the nation, it can be very difficult to narrow the list down. I kept three things in mind when looking at potential schools: location, financial aid, and campus atmosphere. I new that I wanted to go to college away...
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Post-college plans
48 Words
After college, I plan on attending grad school to earn my master's and eventually...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
62 Words
I ultimately chose Vassar because of their close-knit vibe and low stress outlook on academics. Vassar professors truly want...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.22
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoftball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Church, Drama Production Crew, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Theater/Plays, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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