laynewells
laynewells,
Scripps ‘19
B.A., Neuroscience, , Psychology, , Latin American Studies, , Hispanic American Studies, , Spanish Language and Literature, , Women’s Studies, , Language Studies and Linguistics
Linguistics lover, social justice enthusiast, and vintage-obsessed Midwesterner trying to make it in SoCal
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Essays
11
Schools
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Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Barrington, Illinois
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
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Scripps College (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
501 Words
In the last 365 days, I like to think I learned 365 new things. I have been blessed with a community to give me exemplary education while, at the same time, teaching me who I want to become. Of my two most pursued activities in the last year, a common denominator exists: Latin. I learned at a very early age that I was competitive. Perhaps it is a result of being the firstborn or but by the time I was in high...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
56 Words
It sounds cliche, but, when people say you'll end up where you're meant to, they're right. I...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
52 Words
I started doing photography for The Scripps Voice with a secret plan in mind. Everyone wants...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
74 Words
I interviewed with Emory University, where I was later accepted, and the experience was overwhelmingly positive. Because I lived so far from...
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Post-college plans
42 Words
I'm a Neuroscience major on a pre-med track. I'll eventually be studying psychiatry,...
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How to increase chances at my school
96 Words
Scripps is very focused on having a diverse, conscious student body who wants to make a difference in the world. If you could care less about social justice and...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.5
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Some good some bad
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesJunior Classical League / Latin Club, After School Sports Coach, Dance, National Honor Society, Other Religious Affiliation, Multicultural / International Club

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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