emoryundergrad
emoryundergrad,
Emory ‘15
B.A.
My name is Grace. I'm entering my senior year at Emory University.
Features Included
2
Essays
6
Schools
4
Scores
4
Advice
4
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionEarly Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
  • New York University (New York, NY)
  • Bucknell University (Lewisburg, PA)
  • Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
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Emory University (Atlanta, GA)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Sibling

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
547 Words
Creative personal story
My diverse family consists of a college soccer player, an Ironman competitor, a lacrosse player, a cross country runner, and me. Not to say that I don’t fit in, but I am not enthralled by sports like my parents and siblings before me. I tested a variety of sports like softball, lacrosse, and gymnastics, but they just never stuck. Instead, I choose to live in a world of fairytales, teenage romances, and adventures gone awry. My being is defined...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
78 Words
I talked about Emory's unique student body as well as the opportunities I would be awarded by attending and excelling in a university as prestigious as Emory. I discussed the Educational Studies department specifically as I knew that would be my area of focus if I was accepted. I had met with a professor from the department on my tour so I also discussed the benefit of that and tied that in with the rest of my essay.
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General Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
49 Words
I looked at schools that were within what I thought a good range for my...
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Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
46 Words
If you know for sure what you want to major in, it's beneficial to...
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What I like about my school’s location and culture
39 Words
Atlanta is a GREAT place to go to school. There's so much...
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Why I ultimately chose my school
48 Words
For me, it was between UMich and Emory and it mostly came down to...
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High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2070
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1450
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesKey Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Tutoring/Mentoring

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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