tle189
tle189,
Yale ‘19
B.A., Political Science and Government
A girl who loves Yale and cares about quality education for all.
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
15
Scores
6
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown New Braunfels, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
AdmissionRegular Decision
First Gen College StudentYes
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Vietnamese

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • University of Texas - Austin (Austin, TX)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
310 Words
In whatever career path I ultimately choose, I only hope to improve individuals’ lives. No, I’m not speaking of the noble, medical field where bodies and body parts are saved, as the entrails of that work solely entails. I won’t be much help in that respect while on the floor, unconscious. No, I’m speaking concerning representation of the Great American Melting Pot of voices and opinions, souls that cry for justice and minds that yearn for opportunity. ...
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Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
308 Words
I can honestly say that Northwestern first drew my eye because of two words: Dance Marathon. After researching and being struck by this philanthropic brilliance bejeweled in dancing delight, I immediately thought, Wow, I have to be a part of this! Then, after reading further on the university behind this event, well, that was it – I was utterly enthralled. I love the sense of freedom that Northwestern gives in its liberal arts curriculum along with the quarter system, allowing the...
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School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
604 Words
Family background
If you were to watch a video of my childhood and pause it at a random moment, the possibilities of which scene is unfolding are endless. I might be at the piano, hitting the trills of Mozart’s “Sonata in C Major,” until I hone the timing of each key. It is possible I am at the tennis court, rallying with my brother, bonding through our sweat, until I become too weary for even the ball toss in a serve....
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
69 Words
Swarthmore, Yale, Brown, Harvard (twice). All interviews are really chill! Don't freak out and definitely be yourself because the interviewers...
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How I chose schools to apply to
76 Words
The most important thing for me was diversity of the student body (after making sure that all the schools I looked at had...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
56 Words
If you work during the summer, that's perfectly fine! Don't think that you have to go study...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
41 Words
I'm on full financial aid, but I still have to contribute to...
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Why I declined other schools
60 Words
You MUST visit the schools that you are considering attending - this is CRUCIAL! Every school has a...
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My advice about getting recommenders
49 Words
Make sure you get recommenders who know your personality and you as a person, not...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2160
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government, Key Club
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers

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