gillybean324
gillybean324,
Emory ‘19
B.A., Creative Writing, , Economics, , Mathematics
I'm an aspiring author/lawyer who would love to help you get into the school of your dreams!
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
16
Scores
3
Advice
8
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Holmdel, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA)
  • Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
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Emory University (Atlanta, GA)

Applied for a B.A. in Creative Writing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I wrote about how becoming friends with a special needs child (while volunteering in a special needs sports league) helped me become closer to/accept my autistic twin brother.
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
38 Words
When my college asked me to describe my ideal course, I wrote about an imagined course that would combine studying literature with economics. For example, this course would feature a dystopian novel like 1984 and describe its economic structure.
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Additional Essay Details
16 Words
My college guidance counselor said that my essay was creative and would help me stand out
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
85 Words
I would say what really made me stand out from other applicants was my common-app essay and my extracurriculars. My common-app essay was very deep, and...
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How I chose schools to apply to
43 Words
Choose schools that, upon a college tour, you can imagine yourself attending. Look...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
71 Words
I interviewed at: Carnegie Mellon William and Mary Johns Hopkins American Washington and Lee Interviews are a great way...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2010
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1410
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field, Fencing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Chess, Community Cleanup / Service, After School Sports Coach, Academic Decathlon, Charity Drive Organizing, Math Team
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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