jlbarrios
jlbarrios,
Yale
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Latin American Studies
My goal in life is to help people first and foremost, I love coffee, and am Kurt Vonnegut's biggest fan.
Features Included
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Essays
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Schools
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Scores
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Pico Rivera, California
GenderMale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
Class of2016
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
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Yale University (New Haven, CT)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

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I wrote about overcoming childhood cancer and how I learned how to transform negative experiences into lessons at a very young age.
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General Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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Nope! I talked to my...
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Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
82 Words
I feel like the problem with scholarships isn't finding them, per se, but applying to them. It is crucial that you set aside some time...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
71 Words
I've done policy research for a Yale student running for City Council, I chair the Survivorship Committee for Relay for Life...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.20
 
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
34
 
ACT Score Details
 

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Marching Band, School Jazz / Orchestra

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Awards Received

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