kjim25
kjim25,
Colgate ‘19
B.S.
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
9
Scores
5
Advice
0
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Brooklyn, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
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Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)

Applied for in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
662 Words
Creative personal story
Pull back the bowstring – muscles straining, fingers searing, left forearm burning – try to put all of my knowledge of archery together. Straighten my back, make sure my feet are parallel to the range wall, and take a deep breath. Despite the fact that there are five other people present, the archery range is delightfully quiet, save for the dull hum of far-off cicadas. The overwhelming tension in my shoulders loosened immediately as I let my arrow fly. My patience was...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
195 Words
I was first inspired to check out Colgate University by a friend mentioned that she thought the school would be a good fit for me academically, and who encouraged me to check it out. When I began my research on the school, I was impressed first and foremost by the beauty of the campus, just from the photos in the brochures and on the website. I regret that I didn’t have the opportunity to visit during the fall. New...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
54 Words
I ultimately chose my school out of a multitude of factors, but the most important of...
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My advice about getting recommenders
48 Words
Ask early, ask nicely, and KEEP IN TOUCH!! I had a teacher who misunderstood...
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How I chose schools to apply to
83 Words
It was tough for me to pick schools, but the most important piece of advice that the college office gave me was not to choose...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
51 Words
I only applied to one large scholarship (Gates Millennium) and I regret that decision. I...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
76 Words
I alumni-interviewed with Stanford, and the one thing I have to say is that it's not as difficult as it seems. Speak sincerely...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1970
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1390
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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