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Vassar Class of 2018 Results

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Replies to: Vassar Class of 2018 Results

  • NotadudebroNotadudebro Posts: 2Registered User New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]


    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): (2280) Math 780 Reading 800 Writing 700
    • ACT: Didn't take it.
    • SAT II: US history 750 Literature 800 Math II 800
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.85
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): top 10%
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): 5's on US, Bio, English comp, APES, Calc AB
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): n/a
    • Senior Year Course Load: 4 AP's and the rest are honors
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): some substantial clubs and varsity sports
    • Job/Work Experience: none
    • Volunteer/Community service: some generic stuff
    • Summer Activities: I took classes at a local college
    • Essays: Pretty good
    • Teacher Recommendation: I did well in their classes and talk to them a lot so I bet they were good.
    • Counselor Rec: Probably pretty good.
    • Additional Rec: No.
    • Interview: No (although I probably should have)
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): New Jersey
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Private
    • Ethnicity: White (as can be)
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: I don't know exactly (probably high)
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Test scores and essays
    • Weaknesses: Activities and other subjective factors
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: My essays probably pushed my app into the accepted pile. Early decision probably helped as well.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Did not apply anywhere else. I was initially thinking about other liberal arts schools like Bowdoin, Swarthmore, and Wesleyan but I decided on Vassar after visiting these schools. I also looked at some big universities like Cornell, Michigan, and Berkeley but they seemed really impersonal and just not for me.
    General Comments: I can't wait to get to Vassar! I knew it was the perfect school when I visited it. There was a great vibe and no cutthroat atmosphere that I felt at the schools that I saw. I am so glad I did early decision because now I don't have to write all those supplements and can relax a little. Congrats to everyone that got in!
  • MurrutiaMurrutia Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]


    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2050--A bit lazy to look up breakdown
    • ACT: Did not take
    • SAT II: Biology- 730 Spanish- 780
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):4.0
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): School does not rank
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP world (5) AP language (4) APUSH (4) Macro (5)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): School does not offer IB
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Bio, AP Calculus AB, AP Environmental Science, AP Literature, AP Spanish, AP Comparative Government
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): AP Scholar? (haha me and everyone else on this thread)
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Track and Field (Captain), Indoor Track (Captain), Interscholastic Equestrian Association Team (Captain), Club and School Soccer, Chamber Ensemble, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Student Instructor)
    • Job/Work Experience: Inventory at electronic supply store, volunteer/observation at a veterinary clinic
    • Volunteer/Community service: Leadliner for therapeutic horseback riding, volunteer work at a stable, Angels on the Bay Gala, Peer Athletic Council Team, Service done with National Honor Society
    • Summer Activities: Showing horses, summer job at a warehouse
    • Essays: I find writing to be a forte of mine. I believe my essays were well written and entertaining. My common app essay was kept as a sample by my AP Literature teacher at the end of junior year to use as a sample for her future classes. It told the story of how the breakdown of one of my father's racehorses influenced my choice to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.
    • Teacher Recommendation: I received my recommendations from my Explorations in Microbiology H teacher and my Critical Health Issues H teachers. I was very close to both teachers, an active participant in class, and both seemed more than enthusiastic to write letters for me. When doing an on-site admission for Stony Brook University, the woman told me I had "stellar recommendations." I'm sure they were great.
    • Counselor Rec: My guidance counselor and I are extremely close. She wrote me an absolutely amazing recommendation that I'm sure would sway most universities in my favor if they were on the fence about admitting me.
    • Additional Rec: Did not submit
    • Interview: Never interviewed
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): New York
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Ward Melville High School- Large public school. Considered one of the best on Long Island. Very strong intel program and partnership with Stony Brook University.
    • Ethnicity: Hispanic
    • Gender: Female
    • Income Bracket: (~$20,000) Very low income due to a recent divorce of my parents and my custodial parent having to return to work for the first time in many years. Non-custodial parent of a much higher income bracket (~100k)
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None
    [ b]Reflection[/b]
    • Strengths: Good SAT II grades, fluent in three languages, strong extracurriculars holding mostly leadership positions, rigorous course load and a strong background in community service.
    • Weaknesses: Weak SAT score, a little weaker in math than other classes.
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: See strengths
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: N/A
    General Comments: Looking forward to meeting the class of 2018!
  • Jhal18542Jhal18542 Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Rejected[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2350
    • ACT: 36
    • SAT II: Math II: 800 Chemistry: 800
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.0
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 1/456
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): Calculus BC (5)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): Spanish (7), Philosophy (7), Physics (7)
    • Senior Year Course Load: IB HL Math II, IB HL Chemistry II, IB HL English II, IB Economics SL, IB Theory of Knowledge,
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Several Debate Awards
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Swim Team, Speech and Debate, NHS,
    • Volunteer/Community service: Tutoring
    • Teacher Recommendation: Glowing Letters of Reccomendation
    Other
    • School Type: Top 100, IB
    • Ethnicity: Anglo
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: Mom (~150k), Dad (~170K)
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Test Scores, Perfect Transcript, Ranking
    • Weaknesses: Not enough Extra Curriculars, Volunteer
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: ORM
  • nervedoctornervedoctor Posts: 446Registered User Member
    Very perplexing if all details are accurate--anglo male, from US? Letters of Recommendation not damaging? Was this Early Decision I? If not, perhaps admission committee thought you would choose another school Oxford, Cambridge, IVY?
  • elizabeaverelizabeaver Posts: 4Registered User New Member
    Decision: Waitlisted


    Objective:
    • ACT: 33 composite. Highest scores: English (36), Reading (36), Science (35), Math (29)
    • SAT II: Literature (770), and US History (720)
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.94
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): World History (5), Language (4), US History (4), Chemistry (4), Statistics (4)
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP Psychology, AP Art History, AP Literature, Theatre 4, AP Music Theory, Math 1050/1060, AP Government (both US and Comparative), and Madrigals
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
      Mainstage Productions at my high school - 3 years (have been in every single show and been leads in many of them)
      Drama Club Presidency - 2 years (Secretary, then President)
      Shakespeare Team - 3 years (we placed first my senior year at the Utah Shakespeare Competition in the most difficult division)
      Region/State Theatre Team - 3 years (my high school has been the reigning 5A State Champions in Theatre for two years now)
      Madrigals - 1 year (or Chamber Choir)
      A Cappella Choir - 1 year
      Lyrica - 1 year(Advanced Women's Choir)
      Other things I put on my application that I am probably forgetting
    • Job/Work Experience: Concessions at a theatre for about a year
    • Volunteer/Community service:
      National Charity League (Secretary) - 4 years
      Teen Aide at the University of Utah Youth Theatre Program - 3 years
    • Summer Activities:
      Teen Aide at the U, performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and recently traveled to Europe with the Utah Ambassadors of Music Choir (raised my own money)
    • Essays: My common app essay took a comical approach, and my Vassar essay was pretty weak considering that it wasn't one of my top choice schools, so I didn't have much to write about. Easily the weakest essay I wrote, but still fairly decent
    • Teacher Recommendation: Only read one of them (it was FANTASTIC), and I'm sure the other one was just as great
    • Counselor Rec: I go to a large public high school where the counselors have no idea who you are, so who knows? Hasn't affected my other schools so far.
    Other:
    • State (if domestic applicant): Utah
    • School Type: Large public
    • Ethnicity: White
    • Gender: Female
    • Income Bracket: upper-middle class
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None, really.
    Reflection:
    • Strengths: ECs, GPA, test scores, my CA essay
    • Weaknesses: My Vassar essay, nothing emotionally riveting in my essays
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: I really don't know. They could probably tell in my essay that I was pretty unenthusiastic about the school, but my numbers are good enough to get in. It's unlikely that I'll accept my spot on the waitlist, but we'll see :)
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: I've been accepted to the University of Utah Honors College, Occidental, and UCLA. Still waiting to hear from UC Berkeley, Yale, Columbia, Stanford, NYU, and U Mich.
    General Comments: Vassar is a great school, but I don't think it's the right fit for me. It's the only school I applied to that I haven't visited, and there was a very slim chance of me going there - especially because Oxy gave me a huge scholarship and it's one of my top choice schools. Congratulations to all who got in! Again, it's a fantastic school, just maybe not for me :)
  • Ranza123Ranza123 Posts: 336Registered User Member
    edited March 27
    Decision: Waitlisted

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 710M 710CR 760W (2180 total)
    • ACT: 34 composite
    • SAT II: 690 Literature, 670 US History
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): school doesn't do GPA that way
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): ~5/150
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP European History (3) AP US History (4) AP US Government and Politics (currently taking)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP US Government and Politics, Economics, Astronomy 101, English 101/102, Calculus 201/202, Physics 104/105, Chorus, Wind Ensemble
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Not sure how "major" these are, but: area all-state orchestra (first-chair piccolo), Silver Key Scholastic Writing Contest, and others that may or may not be "major"
    Subjective[/b]
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Drama Department (Vice President/Student Director), Wind Ensemble (Vice President/First Chair flute & piccolo), Chorus (President/Treasurer/Section Leader), Jazz band (First Chair tenor saxophone & flute), two flute ensembles (Director & first chair of one), various other musical groups and ensembles, including both all-county for mixed choir and wind ensemble and area all-state for mixed choir and orchestra
    • Job/Work Experience: Mostly do cashiering, frozen yogurt cleaning, and promotional work at Jason's Grocery & Froyo (past two years), but I've also done babysitting and editing of a math textbook
    • Volunteer/Community service: Volunteer Educator at Suicide Prevention & Crisis Services
    • Summer Activities: Volunteering, working, keeping up with a few of the musical ensembles I participate in, year-round flute and piccolo lessons
    • Essays: pretty good essays in my opinion
    • Teacher Recommendation: waived right
    • Counselor Rec: waived right
    • Additional Rec: none
    • Interview: none
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): New York
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: Caucasian
    • Gender: Female
    • Income Bracket: Around $150,000
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): none
    Reflection
    • Strengths: good scores for the most part, good essays
    • Weaknesses: SAT II scores, no major accomplishments
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: nothing extraordinary
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: So far I have heard back from and got accepted to RPI, Ithaca College, Binghamton University, and Colgate University
    General Comments:
    • I’m a little bummed about the waitlist, but it isn’t the end of the world. It just means more waiting for me, and I’ll just have to see what more happens!
    Post edited by Ranza123 on
  • DenlahDenlah Posts: 108Registered User Junior Member
    Decision: Accepted

    Objective:
    [*] ACT: 35
    [*] SAT II:
    [*] Unweighted GPA: 4.0
    [*] Rank: 1, but my school had twenty valedictorians out of a class of about 360.
    [*] AP: 5 each on Chem, Bio, English Language, and APUSH.
    [*] Senior Year Course Load: Six APs and theater arts.
    [*] Major Awards: Eh. I won some small-fry essay contests and got second in TN with a bigger one. That got me published in The Tennessee Magazine, actually, but I forgot to put that on my application. Also National Merit Finalist, top 10 in Tennessee's Chem Olympiad, some other things.

    Subjective:
    [*] Extracurriculars: Chess Club (three-time president), Sr. Beta Club (president), Spanish Club (president), Model UN (treasurer), Student Government (treasurer), National Honors Society (treasurer), plus five or six other clubs with various leadership positions.
    [*] Job/Work Experience: Unpaid internship as a radio talk show host for a month; that was really cool.
    [*] Volunteer/Community service: 240 hours with special needs kids, 140 with general ed kids, other eclectic stuff
    [*] Summer Activities: I did TN's Gov School one year; my other years I've volunteered with kids. Last summer I attended Boys State and toured Costa Rica, too.
    [*] Essays: CA essay was maybe my best piece ever; it was about skating with a blind girl. It really happened, plus I turned skating into a really excellent metaphor. My Vassar essay showed specific passion; I talked about the Vassar legend that squirrels are the lost souls of English majors who couldn't find jobs but that I wanted to be an English major and thought being a squirrel would be really cool.
    [*] Teacher Recommendation: Eh. Dunno. My Spanish teacher wrote one and my English teacher wrote the other. I haven't seen my Spanish teacher's essay but my English teacher let me peek at her first draft and it was pretty rough. I'd had them for two and three years, though, so they knew me well
    [*] Counselor Rec: Better than most, I think. My gifted coordinator wrote the rec, and that was super awesome because he works really closely with all of us in the enrichment program.

    Other:
    [*] State: TN
    [*] School Type: Public
    [*] Ethnicity: White, non-Hispanic
    [*] Gender: Male
    [*] Income Bracket: Complicated, but not rich at all. I might get a tiny Pell Grant even.
    [*] Hooks: None.

    Reflection
    [*] Strengths: Test scores, leadership
    [*] Weaknesses: I could have done so much more, but I'm selectively lazy.
    [*] Why you think you were accepted: Really high stats for Vassar
    [*] Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted at Williams, Emory, Cornell, UPenn, Princeton. Rejected by Harvard and Yale, but Princeton was my top choice so I'm still thrilled.

    General Comments: Vassar is so beautiful and I really recommend that you visit if you can. I stayed in the Alumnae House across the street from campus and I ate at Julie's Restaurant; both were lovely and quaint and magical like Vassar. Although I am overjoyed by my acceptance to Princeton, turning down Vassar is hard.
  • sarajbssarajbs Posts: 18Registered User New Member
    Decision: Accepted
    Objective:
    * SAT I: 2210
    * SAT II: 4 ranging from 770-800
    * Unweighted GPA: 3.95
    * Rank: N/A
    * AP: 2 5's and a 4
    * Senior Year Course Load: 6 AP's and Intro Computer Science
    * Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): None
    Subjective:
    * Extracurriculars: Forensics, Student Government, School Gazette
    * Volunteer/Community service: Film, community service, etc
    * Summer Activities: Film, community service, travel with service group
    * Essays: Good
    * Teacher Recommendation: Probably good
    * Counselor Rec: Probably very good
    * Interview:
    Other:
    * State: CA
    * School Type: Small public
    * Ethnicity: White
    * Gender: Male
    * Hooks: None
    Reflection:
    * Strengths: GPA, subject test scores
    * Weaknesses: Math SAT, lack of distinctive extracurricular achievement
    * Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Good fit.
    * Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: So far, accepted to Pomona, Grinnell, Hamilton, Willamette, UC Berkeley
    Rejected at Yale, Brown, and UCLA.

  • AkLvKkAkLvKk Posts: 163Registered User Junior Member
    edited March 28
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 2340 (CR740 M800 W800) Essay: 11 (Superscored)
    • ACT: 36 (E36, M36, E36, S35) Writing: 11 (Superscored)
    • SAT II: 800 Math Level 2, 800 Chem, 790 Biology M, 800 Korean with Listening, 730 Literature, 730 US History, 710 Physics
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.9 (WITHOUT Out-of-country grades... WITH Out-of-country grades from MIDDLE SCHOOL 3.8-ish)
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Unweighted, with out-of-country grades, top decile or so
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): English Language 5, Biology 4, Chemistry 4, Physics C 3, Calc AB 5, US History 4, Econ 3, Euro History 5, etc. (can't think of the rest; most of these are self-studied)
    • IB (place score in parenthesis):
    • Senior Year Course Load: Math HL IB, AP Government, AP English Lit, Spanish 3H, ROP Emergency Medical Services, Advanced Orchestra, AP Chemistry
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): National Merit Finalist (PSAT 230), awards in Dragonboat competition and essay competition, etc. (National Merit Finalist btw).

    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Vice President at Science/Teaching club and Korean club, Music Coordinator, MVP @ KAPA, NHS, etc.
    • Job/Work Experience: 2 internships at local university (Cal Poly) (relatively recent, had to update colleges)
    • Volunteer/Community service: Played music at local senior home, hosted meetings, taught kids in neighborhood music, etc.
    • Summer Activities: Dragonboating, summer classes
    • Essays: Fresh
    • Teacher Recommendation: IDK
    • Counselor Rec: IDK
    • Additional Rec:
    • Interview: Interview over phone during MID MARCH. LOL. MID MARCH. MUCH LATE? SO WOW.

    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): CA
    • Country (if international applicant):
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: Asian American
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket: Low enough I receive gov't assistance. EFC = 0.
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Absolutely nothing (overrepresented race from an overrepresented state), except for the fact that I live with my grandmother and brother in a cramped apartment complex. My Korean grades were explained and I had to go through hell to catch up with my classmates because I was placed in regular courses Freshman year (they counted my middle school Korean courses towards my GPA but they decided that I couldn't use them as prerequistes. Oh well)

    Reflection
    • Strengths: Stats. Self-studied most AP's, good scores on SAT II's, SAT, and ACT.
    • Weaknesses: GPA with my out-of-country grades. I put like 2, 3 paragraphs explaining it but I don't think colleges quite got the message.
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Because Vassar is awesome and loves me and I'm awesome and I love Vassar too and we're just like star-crossed lovers except this love is coming true baby.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted to UCB, UCLA, UCSD, UCD, UCR, Northeastern, Boston University, etc. Waitlisted at Dartmouth, Bowdoin, Middlebury, Emory, Tulane, Case Western. Rejected at (get ready for this) Princeton, Harvard, Columbia, UPenn, Brown, Cornell, Duke, Amherst, JHU, Northwestern, Rice, Tufts, UChicago, Vandy, WUSTL.

    [ b]General Comments:[/b] To be honest I love Vassar so I have no problem going here, but I was kind of hoping for more acceptances from match/high-match schools like Vandy, Tufts, and Middlebury. STILL VASSAR FOREVER SO SUCK THAT COLLEGES.
    Post edited by AkLvKk on
  • TXrunnnerTXrunnner Posts: 5Registered User New Member
    edited March 28
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted[/size]

    Objective:

    SAT I: 2010 (superscored- 610M, 690 CR, 710 W, 10 Essay)
    ACT: 28
    SAT II: 650 US History, 620 Literature, 770 Spanish w/ Listening
    Weighted GPA: 3.85/4
    Unweighted GPA: 5.3/6
    Rank: 16/343 (4.6%)
    AP's: AP World History (4), AP U.S. History (4), AP Language and Composition (3), AP Spanish Language and Culture (5).
    Senior Year Courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP U.S. Government.
    Major Awards: QuestBridge Scholar, won a scholarship with National Geographic Student Expeditions for a two week community service trip to Costa Rica.
    Common Awards: AP Scholar w/ Honor, Academic All-State Cross-Country Team, Senior Service Award, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizens Award, and named as the Georgetown's Optimist Club's Young Texan for the month of October.

    Subjective:

    Extracurriculars:
    ~National Honor Society (Secretary): (10,11,12)
    ~Cross Country (Team Captain): (10,11,12)
    ~Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society (President): (12)
    ~Choir: (9)
    ~Latin Dance Crew: (10)

    Job/Work Experience:
    ~Landscaping Business (flower nursery)
    ~ ACE Hardware
    ~ Inspection Business
    ~ Have worked as an interpreter for several county and special elections including the presidential election.

    Volunteer/Community Service:
    Over 215 hours of community service through mission trips for disaster relief in other states and countries (Brazil). Expedition with NatGeo including 50 hrs. of community service.
    Tutoring, and teaching English every Wed. night at my church for 1 1/2 hr.

    Teacher Recommendation #1: AP English Language teacher, very strong! Made my mom cry.
    Teacher Recommendation #2: World Geography, AP World History, AP U.S. History teacher (have had for 4 years), strong.
    Counselor Rec: Don't even think she wrote one, didn't tell me about it.
    Additional Rec: Employer from Inspection Business, strong.
    Interview: Went well, but pretty short because it was late and the lady had kids. She told me she hopes her daughter will have as much passion as I do.

    Writing:
    CommonApp Essay: Talked about my passion for travel and my parents divorce. Thought it was pretty strong since I re-wrote it 3 times and got it checked twice.
    # of reminder emails: none

    Other:
    State: TX
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: Hispanic/white
    Gender: Male
    Income Bracket Range: roughly $40,000 (single mother)
    Hooks: URM, single mother/divorced parents, brand new high school therefore first class to ever graduate.

    Reflection:
    Strengths: URM, letters of recommendation, Common App essay.
    Weaknesses: Standardized test scores.
    Other Schools:
    Rejected to: Rice, Cornell, Stanford, Columbia, and Yale.
    Accepted to: Baylor University, Hofstra University, Vassar College, UPenn.
    Waitlisted: Harvard
    Waiting for decision: Georgetown.
    Post edited by TXrunnner on
  • where2go123where2go123 Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    [ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted[/b][/color][/size]

    [ b]Objective:[/b][ list]
    [ *] SAT I (breakdown): 2180: 750r 720m 710w
    [ *] ACT:32
    [ *] SAT II: 730m1 730Lit 730 USH and some other worse ones
    [ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.9
    [ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable):n/a probably high
    [ *] AP (place score in parenthesis): APUSH:5 AP US Gov. 5
    [ *] IB (place score in parenthesis): n/a
    [ *] Senior Year Course Load: All APs pretty much
    [ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): nothing really
    [ /list]Subjective:
    [ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Debate, 2 select choir groups, fencing club fresh + soph Model UN senior year
    [ *] Job/Work Experience: Founded online small business and did that for a year
    [ *] Volunteer/Community service: A lot of community service through my church
    [ *] Summer Activities: Missions trip, Vacation bible school helper all 4 years,
    [ *] Essays: all good I think
    [ *] Teacher Recommendation: 1 Great, 1 good
    [ *] Counselor Rec: Idk
    [ *] Additional Rec: n/a
    [ *] Interview:didn't have 1

    [ /list][ b]Other[/b]
    [ *] State (if domestic applicant): CT
    [ *] Country (if international applicant):
    [ *] School Type: Public
    [ *] Ethnicity:White
    [ *] Gender: male
    [ *] Income Bracket: Applying for finaid.
    [ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): nothing

    [ /list][ b]Reflection[/b]
    [ *] Strengths: Grades
    [ *] Weaknesses: Extracurriculars
    [ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Idk really, I'm happy I was though!
    [ *] Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: several other similar caliber LACs

    [ /list][ b]General Comments:[/b]
  • DaikeongDaikeong Posts: 11Registered User New Member
    [ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted[/b][/color][/size]


    [ b]Objective:[/b][ list]
    [ *] SAT I (breakdown): CR 800 Math 710 Writing 590
    [ *] ACT: 34
    [ *] SAT II: Math 2 780 Math 1 750 World History 730 Literature 700
    [ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.66
    [ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 11/112
    [ *] AP (place score in parenthesis): AP Calc AB (5) AP Eng Lit (4) AP World (4) AP Chem (5) AP Eng Comp (5)
    [ *] IB (place score in parenthesis): N/A
    [ *] Senior Year Course Load: AP Calc AB, AP World, AP Engl, Physics, Senior Drama, Drama Ensemble
    [ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):
    [ /list]Subjective:
    [ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Performed in over 30 plays, interned in silicon valley and stambrook labs
    [ *] Job/Work Experience: See above
    [ *] Volunteer/Community service: None
    [ *] Summer Activities: See Extracurriculars
    [ *] Essays: Informal but winning
    [ *] Teacher Recommendation: High praise from one, other unknown
    [ *] Counselor Rec: unknown
    [ *] Additional Rec: Nope
    [ *] Interview: Nope

    [ /list][ b]Other[/b]
    [ *] State (if domestic applicant): Ohio
    [ *] Country (if international applicant): USA
    [ *] School Type: Public, Arts School
    [ *] Ethnicity: White
    [ *] Gender: Male
    [ *] Income Bracket: 80th percentile family income
    [ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None

    [ /list][ b]Reflection[/b]
    [ *] Strengths: Extracurriculars, test scores, essays
    [ *] Weaknesses: Grades and number of APs
    [ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: See strengths
    [ *] Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: OSU, Haverford, Wooster

    [ /list][ b]General Comments:[/b] You can do it!
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