kt97
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Villanova ‘19
B.A., Public Policy, Administration, and Social Work, , Economics
AMDG
Features Included
4
Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
12
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Washington
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American, Native American
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
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Villanova University (Villanova, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in Public Policy, Administration, and Social Work

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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In 2010, my best friend and older sister, Kaia, wrote me a letter. She was setting off for college to commence a new phase of her life. I was in 8th grade and unprepared for all the changes set before me. She must have sensed my unease. It wasn’t until I knew for sure that she was permanently perched in her new home, Saint Joseph’s University, that I read the letter she left for me. Illuminated by the light...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
657 Words
Admittedly, my college search has turned up many different results that “fit.” Some colleges are a snug fit; I can pinpoint my place and embrace it for the next four years. Others provide a looser fit, which allows me to slip around switching up my interests at will. The beauty of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania is that it balances both of these approaches, without sacrificing one for the other. From research resources anyone...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
601 Words
If my life has taught me anything, it is that there always lies something to learn or accomplish or share at any given moment. Taking advantage of these chances allows you to influence the world positively, while allowing the world to positively influence you. These tasks require willing participants of motivated mind and spirit. Opportunities that broaden your horizons will vary in many ways, from helping a friend study for midterms to joining a student-run organization to standing at the...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
866 Words
Thomas More was definitely onto something; it is important to distinguish instruction from education. In fact, it is paramount for any scholar to know this distinction. The significance of an academic mind taking an intellectual skill and refining it for the benefit of society is no different from a soldier sharpening a blade to wield in battle, or a sculptor chipping away at a block of marble until it reaches excellence. In the process of an Honors education, I hope...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
34 Words
I only applied to five schools. If I could do...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
28 Words
I used the counselor that the school assigned...
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My advice about getting recommenders
34 Words
In seeking out recommenders, I went to the teachers whose...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
29 Words
The concept of education used to improve the world....
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Why I ultimately chose my school
21 Words
Opportunities to network, give back to...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.78
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsRugby, Track & Field, Football

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBlack Student Union, Community Cleanup / Service, Chess, Student Activities Committee, Library Volunteer, French Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Tutoring/Mentoring, Green Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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