fordham2015
fordham2015,
Fordham ‘15
B.S.
Features Included
1
Essays
10
Schools
6
Scores
3
Advice
3
ECs
0
Sports

Background

GenderFemale
EthnicityPrefer Not to Share
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • Howard University (Washington, DC)
  • Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)
  • Stony Brook University - SUNY (Stony Brook, NY)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Hunter College - CUNY (New York, NY)
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Fordham University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Additional Essay Details
77 Words
Essentially, I picked "Topic of Your Choice" option for the common application personal statement section. I wrote about when I battled with poor body image and disordered eating when I was sixteen and how it changed the way I view myself and life. It sounds like a dreary topic, but I livened it up by writing it in my own personal voice, and not really feeling sorry for myself. It was almost like a memoir/journal entry.
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
199 Words
Honestly, I admit that I was somewhat aimless when I chose schools to apply to. Sometimes I added schools to my list because they waived my application fee and I thought, "why not?" My advice would be to really research your schools and have three ranks of schools: safeties, targets, and reaches. Safeties are schools you know you will definitely...
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What I’d change about my application process
158 Words
The hardest part for me when it came to applying to college was actually writing my personal statement. I think the mistake I made was have so many people read it and give me their input. Each time someone read it, they'd give me criticism completely opposite...
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My advice about getting recommenders
100 Words
I had three teachers and my guidance counselor each write me a letter of recommendation. I chose teachers who I had taken several classes with throughout high school and who...
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High School Performance

GPA
3.8
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
1890
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1340
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details3 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesHospital Volunteer, Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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