asmith19
asmith19,
Smith ‘19
B.S., Astronomy and Astrophysics, , Neuroscience, , French Language and Literature
Activist, Buddhist, poet.
Features Included
3
Essays
14
Schools
7
Scores
4
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown , New York
GenderOther
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Smith College (Northampton, MA)
  • Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA)
  • Haverford College (Haverford, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • University at Buffalo - SUNY (Buffalo, NY)
  • Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • University at New Paltz - SUNY (New Paltz, NY)
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Smith College (Northampton, MA)

Applied for in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Mrs. Clarke was less than a week into her job as Head of School, and I sat with the other leaders of the Gender and Sexuality Alliance around a seminar table in her office. The issue was boys in kilts. Last year, we had campaigned for a gender neutral uniform. We had made progress— all genders are now allowed to wear pants. But to me, we had only gone halfway. We could hardly call our uniforms gender neutral if kilts...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
208 Words
The poem was a hasty scribble on paper ripped ruthlessly from my Calculus binder, a few lines of free verse inspired by my friend’s usual radiant happiness. I folded the scrap of paper over, used to nail to make the fold crisp, and then handed it to my friend the next time I saw her. Her tired frown turned quizzical as she opened the poem, but soon resolved into a bright smile. “Thank you,” she said, almost in tears...
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Additional Essay Details
14 Words
The essay question was "What was the best gift that you have ever given?"
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General Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
21 Words
I interviewed at Mount Holyoke, Yale,...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
64 Words
At the end of my college decision process, I was down between Middlebury and Smith. While I knew that...
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How to increase chances at my school
39 Words
Make your voice very, very clear. The admissions committee wants a student...
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Why I declined other schools
86 Words
I applied to a lot of schools out of fear that I wouldn't get into the schools I really wanted to be accepted at. That pared...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.97
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
Highest SAT
2130
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1480
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSoccer

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesCulinary, Gay/Straight Alliance, Drama Production Crew, Prom Committee, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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