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catyatsmith,
Smith ‘19
B.A., English
Smith College Class of 2019. English Language and Literature Major.
Features Included
3
Essays
10
Schools
13
Scores
9
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Queens, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Barnard College (New York, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
  • Clark University (Worcester, MA)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Boston University (Boston, MA)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
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Smith College (Northampton, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
649 Words
Family background
My father drove the red bus. From the time I was born to my ninth year, I was sure that when I saw a red Triboro Coach bus, I was amongst family. Endless lines of scarlet buses were a constant fixture, blurring in my vision like a succession of cardinals in flight, as constant as the yellow handwriting books and pink Barbie dolls that colored my world. Next, came white signs and sad gray people on the television screen and...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
202 Words
QUESTION: What was the best gift you've ever given? I am a big fan of cards. Birthday cards, Christmas cards, even Halloween cards. They are all opportunities to let others know what we truly feel and why we feel that way. I write them with bright colored pens and big words like stupendous and love. It should be no surprise, then, that the best gift I have ever given came with a card. My best friend had had less than...
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Additional Essay Details
45 Words
I wrote my essay about a highly personal experience: my father going on strike. I decided on this topic because it told a great deal about me as a person and my experiences, but also was unique and might not have been used a lot.
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
51 Words
I interviewed with Trinity College and Yale University. My Trinity interview went very well and...
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How I chose schools to apply to
23 Words
Schools with strong English programs and a...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
7 Words
Passionate, intelligent,...
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What I’d change about my application process
31 Words
I would focus on applying to schools that were...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
21 Words
Volunteer if you are able to....
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Why I declined other schools
13 Words
Financial aid was not...
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My advice about getting recommenders
47 Words
Pick teachers who know you well. Think about your grades and behavior in their...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
48 Words
Smith has a very close knit community that is passionate about social justice among...
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How to increase chances at my school
14 Words
Show interest and show...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeReligious
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1870
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1330
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesNational Honor Society, Drama Production Crew, Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Application Additional Materials

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