hoyasaxa14
hoyasaxa14,
Georgetown ‘14
B.S., Biology, , French Language and Literature
First-year medical student, graduated undergrad in 2014
Features Included
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Essays
9
Schools
10
Scores
5
Advice
6
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown Washington, DC, District of Columbia
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French, Spanish, German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in Biology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Ever since my sixth birthday, when my dad gave me a copy of Treasure Island, there's always been a part of me that's tried to be Jim Hawkins. When I was little, it was because I wanted to grow up and fight pirates. While I was pretending my little brother was a combination of John Silver and Israel Hands and staging duels with wrapping paper rolls, in my imagination we weren't in our backyard but on the deck of a...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Georgetown has a long why us essay, and they ask for specifics on your plans if apply as pre-med or language (I was both)
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
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Vassar has a very short why us essay
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
7 Words
WRITE PAGE 217 OF YOUR 300 PAGE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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Additional Essay Details
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Diversity Statement: It’s strange how an accent, in any language, can describe a person. It shows their culture, their upbringing, and the country they hold in their heart. I’m a teenage American girl, who spent her childhood in London, grew up in the cornfieldsof Indiana, and became myself in the mountains and hills of Switzerland. My accent can tell you everything about me, though my Central London accent melded with Midwestern flat a long time ago. Even the...
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General Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Driven, fun,...
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What I’d change about my application process
30 Words
I would have done more research into the schools...
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Why I declined other schools
26 Words
I fell in love with the campus, and...
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What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Though the Jesuit nature is by no means forced upon...
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Post-college plans
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I'm pursuing a...
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High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 5%
 
High School TypeInternational
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2190
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details6 classes and scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving, Volleyball, Tennis

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesSchool Theater/Plays, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, World/Global Affairs Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, Charity Drive Organizing, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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