gwiss97,
CMU ‘19
B.S., Economics, , Pre-Medicine Studies
I am a kind person who loves to help others and likes to hand out with friends.
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
6
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
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Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
674 Words
Place you’re content
Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content. What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you? 644 words out of 650 Gettysburg, a small town in the middle of Pennsylvania, was the sight of the largest, bloodiest battle in the Civil War. Something about these hallowed grounds draws me back every year for a three day camping trip with my family over Labor Day weekend. Every year, once school starts, I count the days...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
115 Words
List the books (if any) you've read this year for pleasure. Choose one and in a sentence describe its impact on you. The books I have read for pleasure this year are Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose, Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, by Piers Paul Read, The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, and The Pacific by Stephen E. Ambrose. Band of Brothers, a true story about the courage of a unit of men in...
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Additional Essay Details
28 Words
This essay (more like a short answer) reflects my interest in history (particularly war books). I also explain how this influences my work ethic and my teamwork skills.
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General Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
59 Words
I would highly recommend getting a job that provides some personal gain to yourself other than just the...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.21
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
26
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
Highest SAT
1870
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1330
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, Homework Heroes
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Experience & Awards

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