College Admissions Info

jonathanmarx
jonathanmarx
Yale University, ‘17
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

From: Bethesda , Maryland
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision, Early Action
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2380
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2380
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Reaching a goal
519 Words
I was surrounded by big, bad seniors. These were not your average bullies -- none extorted lunch money, most wore glasses, and all could name more E.M. Forster novels than members of the football team. No, these were quizbowl bullies. The A team. And for two hours after school, they laid waste to all in their path. The coach began practice. “Tossup one,” she announced. “This man successfully opposed the Radowitz Plan – BEEP.” Before I could begin to make...







College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
82 Words
Pick a significant moment or personal experience related to the school rather than just talking about the school's attributes in the abstract. For example, I...





My advice about getting recommenders
135 Words
I had a disastrous experience where one of my planned recommendation-writing teachers decided, while repeatedly lying to me, to never write the recommendation. While this could have been awful, I was fortunate to find another fantastic teacher willing to write a...