sklegried14
sklegried14,
Wellesley ‘18
B.A., Psychology, , Women’s Studies
Minnesotan at heart
Features Included
4
Essays
10
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

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

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Carleton College (Northfield, MN)
  • Scripps College (Claremont, CA)
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
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Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Psychology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
605 Words
Transition to adulthood, Story central to identity
Four years ago, on the day my family moved out of our suburban house and into the city, I took a moment to say goodbye. For my whole life up to that point, my bedroom was the one with pink walls and white window shades in the top corner of this home. My Polly Pockets dwelled in my closet and my American Girl dolls beneath my bed. My mom watered the blue petunias that she planted next to the driveway...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
57 Words
I wrote a 'Why us?' essay for 7 schools. They each followed a similar pattern of describing how I imagined myself at their campus, what I would contribute, and how the 'energy of the campus' appealed to me. I found a class/place/teacher/event that was unique to that school and described why I liked it.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
17 Words
Design your own class; Describe a time when you were unafraid; Describe the environment you come from;
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Additional Essay Details
498 Words
Why us? Sample: I became interested in Carleton College because of a friend that graduated from my school a couple of years ago. She took a gap year to travel and then came back to study at Carleton. For the past couple years, I watched as her Facebook profile filled up with pictures of the Winter Ball, boxing lessons, accordion players in the street, face paint, and ultimate Frisbee. I got a sense of the energy of the campus through...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Enthusiastic, Inquisitive,...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
61 Words
Sexual Health Educator: When I arrived on campus, I was surprised by how many people had had poor...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
108 Words
This question is meant to find out how much a student has looked into the school. Do some research. Find something unique about the school, like a cool event that was held...
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What I’d change about my application process
92 Words
I would have started earlier. I dabbled a bit in writing essays but ended up spending my winter break hunched over my laptop trying to crank out the...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
112 Words
I was ultimately choosing between Barnard and Wellesley, two women's colleges. I had a feeling that I would really benefit from the same-sex education, and I stand by that feeling. I absolutely love...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details4 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoftball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, Debate Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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