riya16
riya16,
Claremont (CMC) ‘19
B.A., Education Studies and Research, , History, , Psychology
Freshman at Claremont McKenna College. College apps is a stressful process for many, but I have found that writing essays can be therapeutic if you make them as "you" as possible.
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Chennai, California, India
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Hindi

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Waitlisted or Withdrew
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  • Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)
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Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)

Applied for a B.A. in Education Studies and Research

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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The Noise Outside My day begins at midnight. A 'Works in Translation' paper looms over vectors, while my historical investigation sits beside meiosis and mitosis. They need thirty-six hours and I have ten. My solution is unconventional. I escape to my bathroom. And it's not what you think it's for. My 3rd generation, metallic i-pod nano is now my best-friend. I have with me my earphones and I have worn a dress and my heels; an instant mood-lifter. While my...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
231 Words
Claremont Essay As I began my college application process, I was clear that I wanted small class sizes, a supportive environment, and a college which was diverse in its offerings .When I stumbled upon Claremont McKenna, I had found what I was looking for. As a student who enjoys journalism, I was thrilled to discover that Claremont has its own student- led newspaper, the CMC Forum, which I hope to participate in if I attend. Furthermore, Claremont’s emphasis on...
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
111 Words
This is perhaps one of the key aspects of college applications. I chose schools that I felt would best suit my needs and personality. As I prefer intimate learning environments all my prospective...
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How to increase chances at my school
112 Words
I did intensive research on the colleges that I was most interested in. By performing a simple google search, it's fairly easy to see the kind of students that colleges look for (each college...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
108 Words
I interviewed with three schools- Claremont McKenna, Scripps, and Pomona. All three of them are part of the Claremont College Consortium in California. I personally loved the interview process. It was more...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Leaders, out-going,...
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My advice about getting recommenders
44 Words
Choose teachers from a subject area that you plan on pursuing. Furthermore, give...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.82
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeInternational
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Activities Committee, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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