joannachoi,
Vanderbilt ‘18
B.A., Human Development
I am a sophomore at Vanderbilt University majoring in Human & Organizational Development.
Features Included
3
Essays
17
Schools
15
Scores
3
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Syosset, New York
GenderFemale
AdmissionRegular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Korean, French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.A. in Human Development

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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With an orange in each of my eight-year-old hands and a crease on my forehead, I embarked on an important mission: juggling. For days, I futilely attempted to simultaneously toss one item and catch the other. By the end of each training session, I was left with dented oranges barely edible, and after a week, I went through a bag of them. I was so determined to juggle that I destroyed the objects in my hands, but thankfully, I mastered...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
11 Words
Compared my addiction to caffeine to an addiction for public speaking
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Additional Essay Details
216 Words
As I dragged my feet to the front of the room, one thought dominated my mind: this may have been my dumbest idea yet. I was about to give a three-minute speech on limiting the caffeine concentration in beverages and food at congressional debate camp, which I had unwittingly signed up for without any experience whatsoever. Caffeine – an addictive substance used as a stimulant; caffeine – the only reason I was still standing. I stumbled, stuttered, and turned a deeper shade...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
hard-working, determined,...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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SAT scores and...
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How I chose schools to apply to
32 Words
I first had a large list of over 20 colleges I...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.82
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2290
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesModel Congress / Model UN, Debate Club/Team, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Community Cleanup / Service, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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