amherststudent,
Amherst ‘18
B.A., Sociology
Features Included
2
Essays
10
Schools
4
Scores
1
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Troy, Michigan
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Russian

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Northeastern University (Boston, MA)
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Amherst College (Amherst, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Sociology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I lean back in my chair as the first violins play measures 44-48 for the fifth time. The conductor’s passionate voice begging for “more… emotion! Style! Flair!” lulls my cello to sleep between my legs. We see no sign of playing in unison any time soon. And it is the best time of my life. While my classmates explore Caribbean islands I’ve never heard of, I walk down the paths of Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, which, unlike...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
1148 Words
A copy of an essay from high school that received an A. I submitted an essay from IB English HL. Child vs. Adult: A False Dichotomy The environment that a child is placed in from conception installs the thoughts and opinions about the world that the child will grow up believing. If a fetus lives inside of a starving mother, the born child will store all of its energy when it does eat, leading to a higher risk of obesity...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
54 Words
I chose Amherst because of its small size and open curriculum. I wanted the freedom to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.2
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeMagnet
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

SportsGymnastics

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, National Honor Society, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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