IAspire,
Wellesley ‘19
B.S., Political Science and Government
Features Included
4
Essays
2
Schools
6
Scores
5
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision, Early Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Haitian Creole, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
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Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

Applied for in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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"White girl," he whispered under his breath, thinking I couldn’t hear. In fifth grade my classmate asked me which book report style I had chosen. Because I had opted to write the longer piece, I was a "white girl." But what did this mean? My skin was clearly black. When I asked, my childhood friend, she shrugged it off and said, "Maybe you should be more rude...like where's your attitude?" My classmates uttered these comments innocently enough, however...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
278 Words
C. Alumna and writer Anna Quindlen says that she “majored in unafraid” at Barnard. Tell us about a time when you majored in unafraid. (250 word limit) I’m afraid of insects with wings, large dogs, heights, falling, standardized tests, and roller coasters. While there are many more things that give me goosebumps, the only thing I feared more before the summer of 2014 was failure. In June, I ventured to San Pedro, Guatemala for three weeks on a community service trip....
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
248 Words
A. What factors influenced your decision to apply to Barnard College and why do you think the College would be a good match for you? (250 word limit) As a young woman still searching to discover her own purpose in the world, I believe that much of my growth starts with stepping out of the comfort of my cultural sphere even though it may be scary. I think that Barnard would be the perfect fit for me because through my own...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
259 Words
B. Pick one woman in history or fiction to converse with for an hour and explain your choice. What would you talk about? (250 word limit) As a result of European standards, black hair has been a subject of debate among women of color for centuries. For this reason, if given the chance I would love to converse with Madame CJ Walker who was an entrepreneur who revolutionized how black women view and manage their hair. Madame CJ Walker created hair...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
108 Words
When applying to schools, these are the things I considered: -Money: Is this school affordable? How much is too much for my family to pay? How many loans to I...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
9 Words
-Driven -Ambitious...
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What I’d change about my application process
34 Words
I would definitely have more fun during my college process...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
52 Words
I did not use a private admissions counselor. My high school was pretty small and therefore...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1740
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1250
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Debate Club/Team, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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