ksf10016,
American ‘19
B.S., International Studies
Features Included
3
Essays
5
Schools
6
Scores
2
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown New Rochelle, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Haitian Creole

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • New School (New York, NY)
  • Adelphi University  (Garden City, NY)
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American University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
414 Words
Place you’re content
Coming from a family that highly values self sufficiency and independence, my upbringing has been full of character building exercises that involved my parents letting go of the reigns and allowing me to navigate the world on my own. Last summer, my parents allowed me to spend a month visiting extended family overseas. I packed my things and headed over to France to begin my stay. To make sure I was never completely alone, I was allowed to invite my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
166 Words
My primary goal is to enroll in a program that provides a solid foundation in the study of international relations, global governance, and the impact of the rapid globalization of business on the public. My secondary goal is to study international humanitarian law so that I may stand up for those who may not be able to do so for themselves. American University's School of International Service is renowned for its excellent International Studies program. The curriculum is unique in...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
179 Words
As a Haitian-American, issues involving human rights and humanitarianism are especially important to me. The ongoing immigration issue between the United States and Central America, particularly Honduras, is troubling. There are children coming into the United States in hopes of freedom and an escape from the horrors they face in their home countries such as human trafficking, incredible violence, and illegal drug trade. The United States has been less than receptive to the plights of these children. They are refugees...
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General Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
45 Words
Ask whoever you know, especially someone who isn't a teacher. Those people can give...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Be productive with your summers! Work, volunteer,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.70
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1890
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Jazz / Orchestra, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Political Campaign

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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