barvoets,
Bowdoin ‘17
B.A., Economics
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Advice
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ECs
2
Sports

Background

GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
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Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)

Applied for a B.A. in Economics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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Runways are windy. That was my first thought as I stepped outside, away from the clammy air of the terminal. Then, the beauty of the island struck me. The green mountain panorama greeting a lavender sky was more vivid than those white-sand, Photoshopped island postcards. I tried not to think of goodbyes. Today was the last day of a two-week service trip to a sustainable farm in St. Croix, and because I would probably never see these new friends again,...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Why Colgate I honestly cannot say I was your average American kid: when I was younger, I didn’t watch TV or play videogames—I collected flags. I’ll admit I felt a nerdy thrill when walking out of the Rand McNally store with the Vanatu flag curled up in my shopping bag. And what flags I couldn’t buy, I would make on my own. I used felt for the flag and an old mini-blind wand for the flagpole. ...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
289 Words
I am an artist; a white square porcelain plate, my canvas. With food, I create a culinary painting and three buttery-beige raviolis mark its center. Pocketed between the beige squares, small swirls of pine green spinach and fresh marbled ricotta cheese create asymmetric designs. Thin, yellow drizzles dash across the white plate and over the ravioli, filling the air with a soft, buttery aroma that intertwines with the dampened scent of musky, woody-sage leaves. Each flavor and stroke of paint...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
257 Words
I was just a silver speck driving along Earth’s cracked, parched, crust. For miles, I chased the horizon line, where the iron-colored land mixes with the cloud-swirled, royal blue atmosphere. As I chased that line along the dry dirt road, one side greeted me with dry, green yucca; the other, a cavernous gash in the ground. I step up on the stone and mortar wall and peer over the edge of the canyon into the quiet void of wind...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.4
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2150
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1490
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Debate Club/Team, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
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Experience & Awards

Application Additional Materials

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