shacoria
shacoria,
BU ‘15
B.A., Psychology
I am a student who just graduated from undergraduate and was accepted into graduate school.
Features Included
2
Essays
5
Schools
16
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Orlando, Florida
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Italian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • University of Maine (Orono, ME)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI)
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Boston University (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
124 Words
Overcoming personal struggle
I first began by speaking about my life. I talked about my family situation. One important thing is that I did not make it into a sob story. I just spoke honestly. I went on to talk about how my family situation was having an impact on my schoolwork. Eventually, I wrote that I made up my mind to not let my family situation be a detriment to me. I became determined to succeed, even though it would have been...
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Additional Essay Details
17 Words
If you submit an essay about a personal struggle, do not be whiny about it. Show resilience.
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
102 Words
The best advice that I can give on this topic is to be smart and be realistic. If you are a student who has at least a 3.0 GPA and has taken 1...
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My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
This was the hardest part of the application process for me because I don't make it a point...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
18 Words
My favorite course that I...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
22 Words
I would change my school's layout. I...
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Why I declined other schools
31 Words
I had to decline other schools because I applied...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
29
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2060
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1440
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesJunior Classical League / Latin Club, Beta Club, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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