columbia2017
columbia2017,
Columbia ‘17
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Women’s Studies
Features Included
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Essays
4
Schools
6
Scores
8
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown , New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
67 Words
Definitely try to differentiate Columbia from other Ivy Leagues. Talking about why you want to be in NY is great,...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
17 Words
Political related clubs, Arts related...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
27 Words
Anything in the Columbia core curriculum - it's...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Busy, stressed,...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
72 Words
I tried using one, and did not have a good experience. As someone outside my school, she just didn't have a good...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
62 Words
Try to make all your summers cohesive so they can all align with what you're passionate about. Definitely explore...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
43 Words
Being in NYC is amazing for numerous reasons - art, culture, social life,...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
51 Words
I chose to get really involved with Greek life because it made Columbia seem like...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSailing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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