kkball96
kkball96,
Vanderbilt ‘18
B.S., Mathematics
Features Included
3
Essays
14
Schools
15
Scores
1
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Rye, New York
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)
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Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Applied for a B.S. in Mathematics

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
663 Words
Work experience
Looking around the top of the trail, I couldn’t see anyone in my ski group. I was lost again. How was I always so slow? I hurried down the slope to the lift, but my group wasn’t there, either. My instructor wouldn’t leave me behind, right? Luckily, my instructors had drilled a reminder in my head for years: if I ever got lost, ask someone in a red Stratton jacket to help. At the mountain base, there...
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Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
276 Words
For me, almost every day ends the exact same way– lifting up a lid from a lobster pot on the stove with an oven-mitted claw, and having white hot steam envelop my face. No, I’m not making lobster every night. Once the steam dissipates, pure, perfectly popped corn kernels fill the pot to the brim. Why do I make popcorn on the stove? Because the popcorn is lighter, each kernel is perfectly coated with a thin layer of oil,...
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Supplemental Essay Using a metaphor
309 Words
Five 420 boats are in front of mine: two with the same white and green sails as my own, and three with yellow accents. Indian Harbor Yacht Club is behind them, its anchored boats tiny in the distance. The six of us bob in the green Long Island Sound waves, rocking in the light breeze. I count six orange floating marks and two anchored boats, arranged to form the digital-N course. As the name suggests, the course resembles the uppercase letter,...
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General Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
157 Words
During my high school career, I had chased after going to an Ivy League school, much like the rest of my peers (I went to a very rigorous college preparatory school). However, when it came down to choosing a school, I loved the idea of going to...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.40
 
Rank
N/A
 
High School TypeOther Private
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2360
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSailing

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMath Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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