Marissa
Marissa,
SC ‘18
B.S., Statistics
Rising Sophmore at Simmons College in Boston, Ma. I am majoring in Biostatistics.
Features Included
2
Essays
7
Schools
3
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Barrington, Rhode Island
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Italian, Russian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT)
  • Saint Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Pace University (New York, NY)
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Simmons College (Boston, MA)

Applied for a B.S. in Statistics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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“Shall we start ze class?” asks Zhanat in broken Russian/English, as we all begin to come out of our unique stretching positions. Everyone’s response is an immediate “YES.” Zhanat pushes play; we bow to him and begin plié. I then firmly grasp the barre, forcing my feet into a perfectly turned out first position. Ballet is a place of peace for me. It is where I can be completely content. It is as if everything outside the studio...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
1158 Words
Bula Fiji! Standing outside in the fresh ocean breeze, I could see through the palm trees the most beautiful sunrise I had ever seen as I waited outside the Nadi airport for my name to be called. I could not believe I was half way around the world in a country I had always dreamt of visiting, but never imagined it would become a reality. For my high school graduation present, my parents sent me to the Fiji islands on...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
27 Words
Use college board! its very helpful in figuring...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Definitely do something over the summer. Get...
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What set me apart from other applicants
51 Words
What set me apart from other applicants was my consistent dedication to ballet and community...
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My advice about getting recommenders
35 Words
Don't chose a teacher because they have impressive backgrounds. Chose someone...
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How I chose schools to apply to
53 Words
Chose schools to apply to based on your gpa, sat, and act scores. Use college board...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.30
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
23
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1470
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1070
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesChurch, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Hospital Volunteer

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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