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nbaily,
Yale ‘17
B.S., Political Science and Government, , Mechanical Engineering
Features Included
4
Essays
8
Schools
4
Scores
5
Advice
3
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Washington, District of Columbia
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents + 2 more

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My parents’ careers in the Department of State’s Foreign Service have certainly shaped my life more than I can fully comprehend. I could sing the praises of my international and multi-cultural upbringing for pages, but I want to talk about something that has troubled me about this lifestyle for the past couple of years. This is no complaint about my life; rather, it is an internal struggle to find home. This is not a trivial issue to me. From...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
571 Words
Engineering Supplement One lazy November afternoon, a few years ago, I stumbled across a video of a potato cannon that someone had put on the Internet. In an impulse decision that I will forever be grateful that I made, I decided that I too would build one. Armed with the $30 dollars I had accumulated from a couple of weeks allowance, I biked down to the local hardware store and used nearly every penny to buy PVC piping, PVC cement, and...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
306 Words
(175 character max) 1)What would you do with a free afternoon tomorrow? I would spend a couple of hours being distracted from schoolwork by Wikipedia articles on topics I know nothing about. 2)What is the best piece of advice you have received in the past three years? I once got a fortune from a fortune cookie at a hole-in-the-wall Chinese place that read: “All your hard work will soon pay off.” I still carry that little slip of paper in my...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
518 Words
)In this second essay, please reflect on something you would like us to know about you that we might not learn from the rest of your application—or on something that you would like to say more about. In the three college interviews that I have had, the conversation drifted towards the unique Foreign Service life that I lead. This life has given me an unrivaled world savvy and confidence in travel that has carried over into the rest of...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Motivated, Well-Rounded,...
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Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
4 Words
Athletics,...
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My favorite course thus far, and why
19 Words
Bioethics and Law, because it was...
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Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Do something you enjoy, it will reflect...
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My advice about getting recommenders
7 Words
Get someone...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.90
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeBoarding
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsRowing (Crew), Soccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAdmissions or Post-Acceptance Committee, Boy/Girl Scouts, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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