kathballou
kathballou,
Holyoke ‘18
B.A.
Features Included
3
Essays
8
Schools
7
Scores
0
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Lawrence, Kansas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)
  • Clark University (Worcester, MA)
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
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Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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For as long as I can remember, I have loved learning. My entire childhood included some form of independent, in-depth study completely unrelated to school. While most of my classmates dreaded research papers, I embraced them. I would research relentlessly until my curiosity was satiated. I often remained devoted to one subject for months or even years at a time. My love of knowledge and the pursuit of it began before I was even in pre-school. The idea of flight...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
17 Words
"The expression 'never fear / change' can be interpreted many ways. How might it apply to your life?"
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Additional Essay Details
408 Words
For most of my life, change has made me uneasy. No matter how frequently it proves to be positive, I resist it. I regularly remind myself to welcome change because it’s an essential ingredient in moving forward, but haven’t often taken my own advice. Last year, I faced perhaps the greatest change I have dealt with so far, stepping away from what had been the most important part of my life, not knowing the outcome of that decision....
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.57
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1720
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1230
Other SAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

Application Additional Materials

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