DrewMcArthur,
Hamilton ‘19
B.S., Neuroscience, , Computer Science
Studying Neuroscience and Computer Science at Hamilton College. Currently self employed, freelance webdevelopment.
Features Included
3
Essays
6
Schools
11
Scores
0
Advice
5
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Dartmouth, Massachusetts
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Hamilton College (Clinton, NY)
  • Bowdoin College (Brunswick, ME)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
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Hamilton College (Clinton, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in Neuroscience

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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On a snowy March day two years ago, school was cancelled, giving me a whole day with a sudden lack of agenda. I could have spent the time playing in the snow, or planning summer longboarding runs with my friends, or watching documentaries on black holes. Unexpectedly, it would turn out to be a day that I learned something big. Longboarding is a sport directed by friction and gravity, the forces that let a rider slow down and speed up. ...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
248 Words
Throughout my education, I have found great value in customizing my studies. I completed Algebra 1 and 2 independently to increase the flexibility of my schedule and maximize the level of challenge and depth of my high school math classes. Hamilton will allow me to continue to push myself to the horizon of my abilities, as I explore science in the context of a liberal arts education with classes in fields such as linguistics and philosophy. An important aspect of Hamilton’s...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
196 Words
Last April, I visited Brown University and went on a tour and attended an information session. One unique thing that hasn’t happened at any of the other schools I’ve visited so far has stuck with me. As I followed the tour group across campus, numerous students were waving and smiling, shouting at the prospectives to “come to Brown!” This gave me an insight into Brown’s living environment. Another piece that jumped out at me during the information...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.38
 
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
1980
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1400
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, National Honor Society, School Band, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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