whywhywhy50
whywhywhy50,
Emory ‘15
B.A., Creative Writing
Creative Writing major at Emory University
Features Included
1
Essays
12
Schools
11
Scores
1
Advice
3
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Croton-on-Hudson
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
  • University at Geneseo - SUNY (Geneseo, NY)
  • University at New Paltz - SUNY (New Paltz, NY)
  • Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
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Emory University (Atlanta, GA)

Applied for a B.A. in Creative Writing

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
913 Words
Work experience, Volunteer/public interest work
Rod Stewart: a man of many musical talents. While some may argue that he may or may not have been the voice of a generation, his musical career has been filled with many inspirational songs and lyrics. In one of these songs, “Ooh La La,” the phrase “I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger” is repeated throughout. This is a concept that a seventeen-year-old Jacob Albrecht can appreciate, but to learn why he can,...
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General Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
109 Words
When I was writing my first essays, I would always do a lot of research about a school and use that information in my essay. For example, if the school has a great...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.80
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
32
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, After School Program Coordinator, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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