ana.pooley97
ana.pooley97,
Macalester ‘19
B.A., Computer Science, , Bilingual and Multicultural Education
Coder, nerd, hackathon-lover, CodeDay Evangelist, Start-up Queen, Macalester '19.
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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 Plymouth, Minnesota
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken German, Portuguese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Macalester College (St. Paul, MN)

Applied for a B.A. in Computer Science

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Throughout my academic career, I have always been drawn to the "nuts and bolts" behind the functioning of computers. I am fascinated by computer programs, and have found satisfaction and fulfillment in both learning about them and applying my knowledge and creativity towards coding them hands-on. Along the way, I have been taken aback by the unnecessary barriers that have been placed in my path, and in the paths of other women. There is a belief in some groups that...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
16 Words
Financial Aid. But sometimes schools...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
12 Words
Took out some loans...
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How to increase chances at my school
17 Words
Talk about internationalism or lack...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
15 Words
That the dorms they show...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Liberal, Accepting,...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.50
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School High at first but got worse
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2110
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1470
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsRugby

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesComputer / Technology Volunteer, German Club, Computer / Technology Volunteer

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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