BBSwarthmore2019
BBSwarthmore20,
Swarthmore ‘19
B.S., Political Science and Government, , Environmental Studies
I am honored to be a college freshman at Swarthmore College: Class of 2019! I am a Questbridge Regular Decision scholar and was amazed to be admitted to the 3rd best liberal arts school through an early write. Feel free to ask many any questions! :)
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Advice
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Sports

Background

Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken English

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
  • St. John's University (Queens, NY)
  • Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA)
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Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)

Applied for a B.S. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Paperwork consumes the room. Some essays are stacked to the ceiling while others are crumbled in the trash. Despite their placement, their screams are the same: “I’m smart! I’m different! Pick me!” For an admissions officer, this scene is too familiar and resembles their surroundings as they skim essays to answer the question: “why is this applicant different?” For an applicant like me, this scene evokes terror and causes the applicant to spend days dedicated to finding the...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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I’ll never forget logging onto the Questbridge website as a non-match finalist, clicking on the Swarthmore overview, and completing the virtual tour; immediately, I fell in love. It wasn’t just the existence of the Swarthmore Honors Program or the First Year Tutorials that sparked my admiration for Swarthmore. After spending hours on the Swarthmore website exploring the quirky traditions and the remarkable tri-college consortium program, I discovered the sustainability program and forwarded my application to Swarthmore almost immediately. ...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
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While one should never obsess over standardized test...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.98
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
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College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
28
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1860
 
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Converted SAT Score1320
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Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

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