jkaplan
jkaplan,
Barnard ‘19
B.A., History
Hi! I'm an Early Decision admit to Barnard College. I'm planning on majoring in history with a minor in computer science, as well as continuing to focus on social justice and feminism.
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Brookline, Massachusetts
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
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Barnard College (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in History

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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In middle school drama was a key part of my identity. The plays were fun, but what I prized most of all was the casual camaraderie of being backstage. Hands were sticky with fruit roll-ups, over-sugared kids were running around screaming their lines backstage, and the physical comedians were pretending to fight each other. It was heaven. When I arrived at the high school I eagerly walked up to every single audition list and put my name down, ready to...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Wrote about my town and privilege in contrast with the experience that I could have at the school
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Had to choose a woman in history I would go to lunch with; I wrote about Nora Ephron. I focused on why her work and personality drew me to her.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Had to write about a time I "majored in unafraid." I wrote about the time my sister suffered from a seizure after going off of her epilepsy medication, and how I had to support her and assure her that she would be alright.
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Additional Essay Details
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For my personal statement, I wrote conversationally and honestly, hopefully allowing my personal voice to shine through. I wrote about my failure to participate/get into drama at my high school, and how this led me to pursue journalism. I discussed the community that I found in journalism, which I didn't have in drama, and how that really allowed me to thrive in high school. I also discussed ascending to leadership within the newspaper and how I was scared, but...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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Would discuss...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Why I chose an all-woman's...
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How I chose schools to apply to
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Long and hard decision process;...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.79
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2050
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsField Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, National Honor Society
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