Amherst58637,
Amherst ‘18
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Japanese Language and Literature
Undergraduate student at Amherst College double majoring in Political Science and Asian Languages & Civilizations
Features Included
2
Essays
12
Schools
6
Scores
1
Advice
2
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Silver Spring, Maryland
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
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Amherst College (Amherst, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Political Science and Government

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I was very curious; I wanted to know how religions so similar appear in societies so geographically and culturally split? What drives us to be willing to enter blind faiths? Most importantly, I need to figure out how one can reconcile faith with the ever growing technological advancements in our world? I did not think these questions were extraordinaire, just another piece to the puzzle of understanding the world, another interesting thing to learn, something someone else had already figured...
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Supplemental Essay Scholarship application
398 Words
My chosen field is international relations because of the need I see of having greater communication in the global world. Since the World Wars, the world has become more and more globalized due to immigration as well as mass media. This has brought cultures that originally had little to no contact with each other into considerable communication. While the idea of having a diverse community is attractive and seemingly positive, these various cultural and religious groups often have conflicting ideas....
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
144 Words
Focus on something academic here. I wrote an answer for a similar question and my suggestion was to create a class in statistics that challenged the way students absorbed data often found in the media. The purpose of the class was for students...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.21
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeReligious
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2080
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, School Jazz / Orchestra

Experience & Awards

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Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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