trueblue
trueblue,
Columbia ‘19
B.A., Economics, , Political Science and Government
Hi, I'm a freshman at Columbia University! I found that the best way to approach the essays was to be sincere, direct, and authentic.
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Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

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“She’s gonna serve short! She’s gonna serve short! Move forward!” they whispered to each other, hastening towards the net. The opposing team was certain that, despite the fact that I was the first server, my serve would fall short, or perhaps not even make it over the net at all. They had rather hastily decided that since I wasn’t a visually formidable opponent, I wasn’t a worthy one. Well, they were definitely right about the unintimidating...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
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It was two years ago, on a stifling August day in Florence, that I developed an unexpected new passion. The Galleria dell’Accademia swarmed with profusely sweating and exhausted tourists, crouching down to relieve their aching, bag-laden backs. I was one of those many sluggish visitors, and was not particularly looking forward to the tour ahead. The next hour, however, was not what I, or any of us, had expected: it took a few minutes to adjust to our tour...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2310
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1560
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsVolleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Student Council / Government, Habitat for Humanity, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Volunteer Coach

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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