BeleBull
BeleBull,
Bowdoin ‘19
B.A., Computer Science, , Arabic Language and Literature
I am an aspiring programmer, computer science and Arabic at Bowdoin College. I love learning, volunteering, shopping, reading, and traveling!
Features Included
3
Essays
19
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
4
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Forest Heights, Maryland
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Florida A&M University (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Tuskegee University (Tuskegee, AL)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (Lancaster, PA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
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Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)

Applied for a B.A. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent + 1 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My mother is what Scandal’s heroine, Olivia Pope, would describe as a gladiator-commanding attention, refracting nonsense, and cleaning up any problems that arise. At the core of my identity, my mother’s swagger and problem-solving mechanisms have rubbed off on me. Yet, her most enviable quality is her creativity. At a young age, my mother led me on a journey, handing me the key to the gates of success and letting my imagination roam freely to the farthest reaches...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
1140 Words
Stanford Supplement 1. Name your favorite books, author, films, and/or artists. (50-word limit) The DaVinci Code, Any Geronimo Stilton Book, The Invisible Man David Baldacci, Dan Brown, Joanne Fluke, James Patterson, Maya Angelou Goldfinger, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Transformers Beyoncé, Claude Monet 2. What newspapers, magazines, and/or websites do you enjoy? (50-word limit) BuzzFeed, Seventeen Magazine, USA Today, Express Newspaper, Flip Board, Time.com, The Woodley Leaves (School’s Newspaper) 3. What is the most significant challenge that society faces...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
99 Words
When I first started researching Tufts, I immediately fell in love with the plethora of academic opportunities, especially the Experimental College. Yet, the Undergraduate Admissions page sealed the deal. From the creative fireside chat with the Dean to the Procrastinator’s Guide to Applying to Tufts, the admissions office oozed with sentiments of community that many students echoed in their blog posts. For me, a great college education is not merely what happens inside the classroom, but the conversations and...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
80 Words
I would have definitely applied to fewer schools - I applied to 23! - and I would have started writing my essays in the summer....
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
75 Words
I am interested in a very technical field, yet I am attending a liberal arts college. I had a ton of questions about...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
91 Words
Think back to the time when you decided to apply to this school. Was it because some one recommended it to you and you fell in love...
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How I chose schools to apply to
85 Words
I applied to twenty-three schools. Even though it seems like I was just applying to random schools, I picked them out strategically to give myself options....
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What I’d change about my application process
58 Words
I would have definitely started my application process earlier. I started in September, but the moment you...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.40
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2120
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field, Basketball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBlack Student Union, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Other Religious Affiliation, Boy/Girl Scouts

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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