apooley
apooley,
Macalester ‘19
B.A., Computer Science, , Psychology
Tech-lover, Computer-wiz, and Gamer-geek. Macalester '19.
Features Included
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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 Portuguese, German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
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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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Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. 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....
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Accepting, Liberal,...
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What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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Create better...
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What I’d change about my application process
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Write down the CORRECT dates for when...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
36 Words
Don't be scared to take out loans. Many people do, and...
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How to increase chances at my school
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Talk about internationalism or lack-of. Macalester also...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.5
(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

ActivitiesGerman Club, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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