michellefli
michellefli,
Pomona ‘20
B.A., Chemistry
Econ/Math major, Dancer
Features Included
2
Essays
16
Schools
14
Scores
0
Advice
5
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Palo Alto, California
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Pomona College (Claremont, CA)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Juilliard School (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
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Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Chemistry

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Light March 10th was the day I couldn't hold it in anymore. I could no longer bear the pain of a wound whose healing process was one I knew would likely never achieve an end. The day before, it had been ripped wide open again by the news of my school district's fourth student suicide of the 2014­2015 school year­a fellow classmate with whom I had recently taken a partner quiz with in math and given advice to regarding his...
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Supplemental Essay: Explaining low grades/scores
332 Words
Although my application greatly reflects my time as a student, there are certain significant events that necessitate an explanation in order to accurately and thoroughly depict my story thus far. During my junior year of high school, my school district went through four student suicides. My academics, extracurricular activities, mental state, and entire life at that point were undeniably affected by the tragedies. The first passing that struck me particularly deeply occurred on November 4, 2014. He had been one of my...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.97
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2270
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1550
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details8 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Rotary Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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