sanc2696
sanc2696,
Kansas ‘18
B.S., History, , Astronomy and Astrophysics
Features Included
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Essays
6
Schools
10
Scores
2
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Overland Park
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Reed College (Portland, OR)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
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University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)

Applied for a B.S. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
502 Words
In a place hidden from the rush of Kansas City, a nestled suburbia lays and the road dwindles away to a neighborhood that stretches for miles. Houses line the streets, each a pale replica of the next. Children laugh with their mothers who smile from the doorways and the breeze rustles perfectly manicured bushes. My school sits on the border, where lazy acres turn to highway and the organic shops give way to hardy gas stations. Students chatter through the...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
181 Words
To be quite honest, applying to universities is about creating a profile of yourself and then advertising. Your profile thus must be exciting, original, and most importantly, intriguing enough that an admissions officer can pick you out of every other application. It is not about being perfect, about having the perfect SAT/ACT score,...
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Why I declined other schools
123 Words
I was accepted to Yale, Reed College, Amherst, and a few other schools (though not as flashy as those). However as you have noticed, I am attending the University of Kansas. What it ultimately came down to...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Marching Band, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Spanish Club, Philosophy Club

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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