bobbybrooks223
bobbybrooks223,
William & Mary ‘23
B.A., History
Just a free flowing guy.
Features Included
2
Essays
21
Schools
8
Scores
11
Advice
5
ECs
4
Sports

Background

Hometown Braintree, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.
    The man in the red hat was not my dad.      Despite having a red hat, a similar looking baby blue t-shirt and the same dark jeans that Dad was wearing, the man in front of me was not my dad. The giveaway was the ratty ponytail snaking out the back of the cap. Dad’s thinning hair didn’t exactly have the length to pull off a ponytail. Frozen, I scanned the convention center for any sign of my dad...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
156 Words
Additional Information
TOPSoccer’s mission is to provide youth players who have a mental or physical disability that limits their performance a venue to participate in team soccer. As head coach of the Quincy, Massachusetts branch of TOPSoccer, I’ve volunteered every Saturday morning in the fall, winter, and spring since I was a sophomore. During that time span, I’ve helped the program grow tremendously. I raised $3500 for new equipment. I’ve helped recruit thirteen new players. I took over volunteer...
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School Specific Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
89 Words
I think that my interviews were all pretty solid. I made sure to research my potential majors at the school in advance. I also tried to think...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
48 Words
I didn't send a letter of continued interest, but I saw that other kids...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
26 Words
The reputation is great. I love the economics...
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More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
81 Words
I found it helpful to distract myself for a day. I'd go out with friends or just hole up with Netflix, but when the...
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How I narrowed down my essay topics
22 Words
My goal was to write the best...
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My advice about getting recommenders
38 Words
Make sure that the recommenders you ask are teachers who you...
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My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
73 Words
If you want to pass the AP Physics 1 Exam you should study more than you think you need to. Tom Richey's videos...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
54 Words
If you don't need to get a job, try and find an internship like experience that...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
39 Words
My SAT tutor doubled as an admissions counselor, and his experience with...
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What set me apart from other applicants
19 Words
I think that my volunteer work,...
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What I’d change about my application process
31 Words
I would've liked to have written a few of...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.18
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1510
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country (Recruited), Basketball, Soccer, Track & Field (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesOther Club/Activity, Family Responsibilities, Academic, Foreign Language, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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