cc1713
cc1713,
Columbia ‘17
B.A., Comparative Literature, , Pre-Medicine Studies
Hi! I'm currently a second-year student in Columbia College, and I love it here! I am pre-med, and I plan on majoring in Medicine, Literature and Society!
Features Included
3
Essays
3
Schools
17
Scores
7
Advice
7
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Dumont
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language No
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Spanish, Arabic, Swahili

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
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Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in Comparative Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Other Relative

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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My heart pounds violently against my chest, pushing against the smooth blue fabric of my dress. My eyes and ears strain to listen for a possible approaching threat, while I try to appear mesmerized by the white satin tablecloth. I can practically see the silverware quivering, shaking, and as I realize that the adrenaline rush I am feeling is causing my hands to tremble, too, I feel someone seize my arm. The panic that I have been trying to keep...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
338 Words
Villanova supplement: My favorite aspect of traveling is listening to people speak different languages. I find it incredible how regardless of where in the world they live, people have created verbal representations that, though often completely different, represent the same objects and concepts. Our intricate languages are what set us apart as a species, what has allowed us to prosper and progress intellectually and form a worldwide human community despite differences in culture and environment. I love listening to a...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
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Columbia supplement: "Please tell us what you found meaningful about one of the above-mentioned books, publications or cultural events." When I first began to read Siddhartha, I assumed that the cultural and religious differences would make it difficult for me to relate too closely to any of the characters. I read it without expecting much from it by way of an exciting read or even a learning experience. However, midway through the book I encountered what I feel is one...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Do not try to fool the admissions officers! They can see right through you if you are not being sincere. The best essays come from the heart, and while I initially was freaking out about what would impress the admissions...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Overachieving, dedicated,...
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What I’d change about my application process
51 Words
I would not have applied at the last minute! There was an even greater stress...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I did...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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There are lots of schools in the city, so don't focus...
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My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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There are lots of pre-medical clubs, but ultimately I chose AMSA because of...
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List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I only interviewed with Columbia, and I thought I had bombed completely! I was very nervous at first, but looking...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
35
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2370
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1590
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, French Club, Hospital Volunteer, Multicultural / International Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Choir

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
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