LAClover
LAClover,
Bowdoin ‘23
B.A., Biology
Hi guys! I'm an environmentalist and filmmaker! Feel free to message me whenever.
Features Included
6
Essays
14
Schools
3
Scores
3
Advice
7
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Missoula, Montana
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Colby College (Waterville, ME)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)

Applied for a B.A. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Alexandra’s Guide to the Galaxy defines socks as tubular pieces of cloth, sold in sets of two, commonly made of cellulose and water. Their main purpose is to absorb sweat, but my sock drawer holds specimens that rise above the typical calling. On a calm day, they remind me of interesting, even questionable life decisions, and one particular pair even acts as my antidote to existential crises. With “Don’t Panic” stitched in bright red letters on the soles ...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
200 Words
Why have you chosen to apply to Scripps College? (200 words)
I am a lover of social sciences, an avid consumer of Ken Burns’ documentaries, an economics geek, an environmental sciences nerd, and a self-proclaimed expert on the evolution of waffles. My passions are eclectic and, in my experience, the world itself is interdisciplinary; I have always struggled to narrow my intellectual path or academic identity to one field. Scripps, through the Environment, Economics, and Politics program, allows me explore and discover the connections between my passions. What will I become...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
283 Words
If you could trade lives with someone (fictional or real) for a day, who would it be and why?
A yellow snorkel sits on my bedroom shelf, a gift from my mom after I finished my first non-fiction book: Eugenie Clark’s Lady and the Sharks. I had just started third grade in Hong Kong. I devoured the book and longed for more - I wanted to experience the water. Though we lived right on the beach, I was forbidden from swimming in the ocean, thanks to the toxic sludge dumped into the South China Sea. I could only...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
654 Words
When choosing a college community, you are choosing a place where you believe that you can live, learn, and flourish. Generations of inspiring women have thrived in the Wellesley community, and we want to know what aspects of this community inspire you to consider Wellesley. We know that there are more than 100 reasons to choose Wellesley, but the ''Wellesley 100'' is a good place to start.
The Wellesley 100 #65 Women who will make you want to be a scientist & #62 The Senate Bus I have always been a history aficionado, an avid consumer of Ken Burns’ documentaries, and a self-appointed expert on the evolution of waffles. I never thought I would become a “science geek”. However, a yellow snorkel sitting on my bedroom shelf proves otherwise. My snorkel has never seen the ocean. This memento was a gift from my mom after I finished my first non-fiction book,...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
253 Words
College is a transformative experience; an exciting time for you to discover yourself. During your four years of college, you will have opportunities that will allow you to learn, adapt, and develop into a young adult ready to take on the real world. Today, you believe Claremont McKenna College is a good match for you based on your aspirations and based on your knowledge of our institution. How can Claremont McKenna College both challenge and complement the person you aspire to become during your undergraduate career?
I am a lover of social sciences, an avid consumer of Ken Burns’ documentaries, an environmental sciences nerd, and a self-proclaimed expert on the evolution of waffles. My passions are eclectic and, in my experience, the world itself is interdisciplinary; I have always struggled to narrow my intellectual path or academic identity to one field. Claremont McKenna, through its Environment, Economics, and Politics program, will allow me to explore and discover the connections between my passions. What will I become...
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Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
240 Words
The Offer represents Bowdoin’s values. Please reflect on the line you selected and how it has meaning to you.

Which line from the Offer resonates most with you?
To be at home in all lands and all ages
To be at home in all lands and all ages; When I first stepped onboard Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway at the age of eight, the doors made a terrifying beep and I was surrounded by the smell of stinky tofu - not the most welcoming environment. However, I gradually started to see the train as a means of exploration rather than a mechanical monster. I created my own methods of enjoying each trip, from sneakily peeking over people...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
18 Words
I wish I would have...
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What set me apart from other applicants
26 Words
My interviews were definitely what helped me gain...
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How I made up for low grades in high school
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I made up for...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.00
(equivalent to 3.76 unweighted)
Rank
Top 25%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Debate Club/Team, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Student Council / Government, Academic Decathlon, Math Team, Film

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