ewells1,
Binghamton ‘16
B.A., Language Studies and Linguistics
Senior Linguistics student at Binghamton University
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Wallkill, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
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Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Language Studies and Linguistics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 3 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
664 Words
Movie or book that changed you
I found Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Le Petit Prince (“The Little Prince”) while I was attending the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy this summer. The bookstore on campus had several foreign language books on display for students of the academy who wanted to read books in their target language. Although I was there to study Arabic, I didn’t know nearly enough to read a translation of Twilight, so I decided to settle for a book in French that I could...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
297 Words
There are a few different reasons that I believe Oberlin would be a good school for me academically and personally. My primary academic interests are foreign languages and cultures, and I want to be able to use this interest in my education and my career in the future. I currently study French and Spanish in school, and I studied Arabic at the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy summer immersion program (coincidentally hosted at Oberlin) this past summer. However, when thinking about college,...
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Additional Essay Details
40 Words
I really tried to focus on my passions and why I wanted to do the programs I was applying for. If I could re-write it, I'd try to make it way less corny, but I'd keep the sentiment the same.
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
53 Words
I chose my school because it really offers a great education at an affordable price and...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
58 Words
The winter weather is brutal and the administration usually won't acknowledge it. The wind chill reached -31...
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How I chose schools to apply to
60 Words
I pretty much applied to schools that had the program I wanted (Arabic Studies at the time), but...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
59 Words
My school's location, while not exactly exciting, does have a lot of options for shopping and some good...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
44 Words
From what I've seen, Binghamton seems to value hard work and dedication, so...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, National Honor Society
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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