maldan1094
maldan1094,
Naval Academy ‘25
B.S., Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects
I worked a minimum 35-hour workweek for five years to put myself through school without succumbing to the temptation of a student loan.
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Advice
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Sports

Background

Hometown saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
GenderFemale
EthnicityNative Hawaiian / Pacific Islander
First Gen College StudentYes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
  • Academy of Art University (San Francisco, CA)
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United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)

Applied for a Assoc. in Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
967 Words
Academic achievement, Anxiety before a competition
One of the proudest accomplishments of my life was earning my college degree, despite the fact that my early adulthood pointed in the opposite direction, beginning with my marriage at the age of 19. Throughout the 1990s I lived as one of the "working poor," someone who slipped through the cracks of supposedly historic prosperity. By the age of 25 I was divorced and frustrated with menial, low-paying jobs: clerk, receptionist, and housecleaner. There is nothing like scrubbing someone else's toilet to...
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Personal Statement
310 Words
Creative personal story
My second major project this year is a self-designed research project which has just replaced comprehensive exams in the Swarthmore English Department. I am working with British poetry just following World War I, looking at how these poets write about a kind of war that truly had no precedent since it was the first war in which death could be so effectively and impersonally mass-produced. I am focusing on my observation that a surprising number of these poems rely heavily...
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General Admissions Advice

Misconceptions I had about college before attending
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Post-college plans
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How to deal with the stress of applying to college
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
5.00
(equivalent to 4.00 unweighted)
Rank
Top 5%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1500
 
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SAT Prep
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AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAmerican Red Cross

Experience & Awards

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