Alex2022
Alex2022,
Yale ‘22
B.S., Undecided
I love music and the planet! Yale '22 Environmental Studies Major, and section leader for the marching band!
Features Included
2
Essays
3
Schools
11
Scores
3
Advice
13
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Waterloo, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology  (Rochester, NY)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Applied for a B.S. in Undecided

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

"The future belongs to those that believe in the beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt may have first said this, but it was my mom who instilled its meaning in me. Growing up in a single parent home, most of who I am came from my mom. She was the one who taught me to how to reach for the stars, and she was also the one who inspired me to go and grab them. While it's true that we...
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Supplemental Essay: Intellectual interest
502 Words
Tell us about a concept, theory, or topic you have explored simply because it sparked your intellectual curiosity. Why do you find it intriguing?
How do you want to further explore it?
It was 3 a.m. The occasional car traveling down the interstate was the only indication of life outside my bedroom. I was perched on my bed, surrounded by the warm glow and soft hum of my laptop. I knew I should've been sleeping, but the excitement and wonder of my newest passion were providing me with endless energy. I listened to the same song for hours, trying to perfect my recent creation. I had discovered that I absolutely loved making...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
65 Words
I spent a lot of time looking at school's that offered me scholarships, or one's that had low sticker prices,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
106 Words
Don't necessarily ask the teacher that has amazing qualifications (i.e. regionally/nationally known). Their name may look great on paper, but if they don't know you that well their writing won't...
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My insights about AP (Advanced Placement) courses and exams
36 Words
They definitely look good on your application, but if you're choosing...
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High School Performance

Unweighted GPA
4.00
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1510
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Marching Band, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Chess, Gay/Straight Alliance, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Theater/Drama, School Choir, Math Team, Family Responsibilities, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Student Council / Government
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Experience & Awards

Awards Received

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