JennHamilton
JennHamilton,
NYU ‘18
B.B.A., Marketing
I’m passionate about social business and entrepreneurship.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
8
Scores
4
Advice
6
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Minot, North Dakota
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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New York University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.B.A. in Marketing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
565 Words
Overcoming personal struggle, Reaching a goal
My entire world was crushed the day I received a B in Advanced Algebra. Up until the end of the first semester of my sophomore year, I went through classes smoothly, never receiving a grade or report less than perfect. When I got my report card saying I was .1 percent under an A, I nearly fainted. I enjoyed Algebra I. It was simple, and I was good at it. When I started Advanced Algebra, I expected it to be just...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
77 Words
NYU asked how I would use its global network, and why that global network was important to me. I wrote my essay explaining my personal goals to see every country in the work someday, as well as my desire to live abroad at some point in my life. I also wrote that the connection to other cultures was important to me, as I believe the only way one can learn is through experiencing things unfamiliar to you.
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
94 Words
I ended up taking out loans to cover all of my tuition. I only applied for federal financial aid and ended up not getting any at all. I...
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My advice about getting recommenders
60 Words
Choose teachers who really know you for your recommendations. You don't want a generic, "he/she was a...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Opinionated, Liberal,...
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What I wish I had known as a first generation applicant
33 Words
It’s hard. You should prepare for your family to...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.89
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1950
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1380
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsDance, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), French Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Key Club, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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