A-Bob
A-Bob,
Georgetown ‘17
B.A., International Relations and National Security Studies
Features Included
2
Essays
11
Schools
14
Scores
2
Advice
7
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Arvada, Colorado
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Denver (Denver, CO)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations and National Security Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I squeezed my arms tighter around my chest as my cold shivering body began to drift in and out of a half sleep. Sitting alone in an empty section of the auditorium, I occasionally looked up on stage with two directors yelling for chorus members to remember their blocking in the should-be spectacular opening musical number. Without a conscious choice I tuned out the words and images and attempted to focus. Focus on what? My eyes drifted to the cement...
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Supplemental Essay Strong beliefs/principles
494 Words
The electrified crowd exploded as then Senator Obama assertively strode forward, accepting the Presidential nomination. Even as his opponent’s avid supporter, I stood in awe of the moment. My world shattered into a universe of opportunities for the chance to impact the nation . . . surprisingly because of a new face. Before the elation in broad daylight, I scoured through Left Behind, a novel depicting the apocalypse. An older woman sat beside me, and we exchanged greetings. As a Texas schoolteacher,...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
174 Words
I would never have applied to so many schools if I had to repeat the process. Make sure you truly understand why you want to go to the schools you are applying to, otherwise you are stretching yourself thin during application crunch time and hurting yourself for the applications to the schools...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
257 Words
I won a scholarship in my home state which allowed me to go to any school, public or private, for free for all four years. And then I choose to pay to go to Georgetown. The decision killed me and I waited until the last possible minute to decide (which for me was unfortunately a week after Georgetown told me I was accepted instead of getting all the way to May 1 like everyone else). In the end...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details10 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBoy/Girl Scouts, Choir, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Theater/Plays, National Honor Society, Political Campaign, School Jazz / Orchestra
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

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