rivayeo
rivayeo,
Rochester ‘18
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Economics
Features Included
3
Essays
16
Schools
17
Scores
0
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Chino Hills, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • St. John's University (Queens, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
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University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
539 Words
Place you’re content
This chaotic locale is not a war-zone, although it seems like one: Rows upon rows of tired faces glance at me and back to the crumpled slips of paper in their hands. A man kneels on the dirty linoleum floor, trying to fit his belongings into two carry-on bags. In the back of the plane, a little boy listens as his weary-eyed mother tells him stories of the happy land far far away. I am alone in Logan International Airport,...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
250 Words
University of Rochester - Rochester is the embodiment of change for good. I have heard about the marshmallow test for years, so I was intrigued to learn that Rochester had pioneered research demonstrating that there are factors beyond genetics for marshmallow-doomed children, thus improving upon an accepted idea. I love that Rochester’s dedication to improvement is also apparent in its curriculum. With the freedom to “build my own,” I can turn my dream of double majoring in international relations...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
525 Words
The rusty looking trapeze hung suspended in midair in front of me. It looked a long way away, and the floor looked a long way down. I was standing at the edge of a slightly rickety wooden platform on top of a forty foot tall tree. I was there as part of a teambuilding activity for the California Association of Student Councils. It had been a long climb up to where I was, and now I had the choice of...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.34
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2280
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesYearbook, Best Buddies, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
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