Mahamed K. Oma,
Emory ‘16
B.A., Political Science and Government, , Economics
Senior at Emory studying Political Science and Economics
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
5
Scores
1
Advice
0
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Vienna, Virginia
GenderMale
EthnicityBlack / African American
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Somali

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
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Emory University (Atlanta, GA)

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

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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A Leap of Fate It was another beautiful day of school and, lucky for me, a free day in gym class. A few guys and I got into a game of tag, for some reason reliving our elementary days. I ended up on the bleachers with an ally on my side and “It” hot on our heels. We got to the stairs and my friend jumped, escaping. I looked back and saw I was trapped, with “It” coming right at...
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Supplemental Essay Diversity statement
510 Words
Two Worlds I pity zoo animals. With most of them taken away from their motherland at a young age, but always identified with that lost home, they must wonder what are they. When is an Asian elephant living in Germany not Asian anymore and when does a Siberian tiger living in Australia become Australian? As a Somali immigrant, I can relate to their struggle. I’m often confronted with the question of my national identity, being stuck in between two...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
779 Words
Human Geology People are a lot like rocks. At least that’s what I told my science teacher in middle school. We both have families (rocks have classifications), we’re both hard to break (well most rocks), and we both travel (wind carries rocks). What separates us is our ability to reflect. Looking back, when I first walked into high school I had it all scripted. They would be four simple, fun years filled with friends and school work mixed...
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General Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
66 Words
I was an unusual applicant given my circumstances, and I used what made me different to my advantage. I detailed...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.7
(no specification of weighting)
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1900
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1350
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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