matt.schwolsky
matt.schwolsky,
Tulane ‘18
B.A.
I am a sophomore at Tulane University in New Orleans
Features Included
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Essays
5
Schools
7
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New York, New York
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Madison, WI)
  • Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
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Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
668 Words
Story central to identity
Phillips Academy describes itself on its website as a school “where bright kids become sophisticated thinkers and imaginative leaders.” For me the key word in that description is “become” because I believe that after a difficult and disappointing start at Andover, as a Senior I have become a mature, focused student excited about the classes I take and enthusiastic about contributing to the intellectual and social fabric of the school. I have also learned how to learn from my mistakes,...
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General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
24 Words
My favorite course so far has been...
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What I’d change about my application process
11 Words
I would have...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
49 Words
New Orleans is an amazing college city. The food is outstanding and a park is...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
16 Words
Public service is really big...
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My advice about getting recommenders
16 Words
Build up a good repertoire...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.20
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2220
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1520
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Student Activities Committee

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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