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GWU ED 1 Class of 2018!

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  • Mows689Mows689 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    Copy, Paste the formatting. Please don't forget to remove the spaces!
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    [ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted - CC[/b][/color][/size]
    [ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted - SEAS[/b][/color][/size]
    [ size=+2][ color=orange][ b]Decision: Waitlisted - CC[/b][/color][/size]
    [ size=+2][ color=orange][ b]Decision: Waitlisted - SEAS[/b][/color][/size]
    [ size=+2][ color=red][ b]Decision: Rejected - CC[/b][/color][/size]
    [ size=+2][ color=red][ b]Decision: Rejected - SEAS[/b][/color][/size]

    [ b]Objective:[/b]
      [ *] SAT I (breakdown): [ *] ACT: [ *] SAT II: [ *] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): [ *] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): [ *] AP (place score in parenthesis): [ *] IB (place score in parenthesis): [ *] Senior Year Course Load: [ *] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): [ /list][ b]Subjective:[/b]
      [ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): [ *] Job/Work Experience: [ *] Volunteer/Community service: [ *] Summer Activities: [ *] Essays: [ *] Teacher Recommendation: [ *] Counselor Rec: [ *] Additional Rec: [ *] Interview: [ *] Supplementary Material: [ /list][ b]Other[/b]
      [ *] State (if domestic applicant):
    • Country (if international applicant):
      [ *] School Type:
      [ *] Ethnicity:
      [ *] Gender:
      [ *] Income Bracket(mention if FA candidate):
      [ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):

      [ /list][ b]Reflection[/b]
        [ *] Strengths: [ *] Weaknesses: [ *] Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: [ *] Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: [ /list][ b]General Comments: [/b]
  • Cacophony69Cacophony69 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    Accepted

    GPA

    Sophomore+Junior Year : 3.14 UW 3.9 W

    SAT

    680 Reading, 700 Math, 670 Writing

    95th percentile/2050

    Strengths/Weaknesses

    Cons:

    Terrible Freshman Gpa that weighed me down .3

    To many C's, again from Freshman year

    Pros:

    Great SAT score that really helped me out

    Persistence.
  • calliope1calliope1 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted - Elliott School[/size]


    Objective:
    • ACT: E:35 R:32 S:30 M:29
    • Weighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.38
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): School doesn't rank
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP US History (4)
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP US Gov, AP Gov Comparative, AP Environmental Science, AP Japanese, Pre-Calc, Economics, High Honors English
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Youth Medal of Honor for Cook County (Chicago)
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Art Magazine (Head Editor); Many service clubs; Peer Helping (Board Member); many other small organizations
    • Job/Work Experience: Full-time nanny over one summer
    • Volunteer/Community service: Over 300 hours. I went abroad every summer to do service
    • Summer Activities: Nannied, travelled
    • Essays: Pretty darn good. Wrote abstractly about my hobby of doing puzzles.
    • Teacher Recommendation: Really good... Both teacher loved me, don't really know why.
    • Counselor Rec: Read it! Talked a lot about my high level classes and my bunch of service hours. Great.
    • Additional Rec: Good! From the people I nannied for... They asked to adopt me like every day (as a joke).
    • Interview: It went really well! I loved the admissions counselor for my region.
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant): Illinois
    • Country (if international applicant): USA
    • School Type: 4000+ student public school, very well known academically
    • Ethnicity: White
    • Gender: F
    • Income Bracket(mention if FA candidate): 200,000+
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Nothing really...
    Reflection
    • Strengths: Recs, service hours (and awards), essays
    • Weaknesses: ACT, GPA, no sports
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: I showed a lot of interest! It was my number one choice and I was pretty qualified I guess.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted to Fordham, U of Wisconsin, U of Denver
    General Comments: Elliott School of International Affairs! So excited to be a colonial :D
  • GWU2018GWU2018 Registered User Posts: 121 Junior Member
    [size=+2]Decision: Accepted - CC[/size]

    Objective:
    • SAT I (breakdown): 1980 (700 CR, 650 W, 630 M)
    • ACT: N/A
    • SAT II: N/A
    • Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.76
    • Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): N/A
    • AP (place score in parenthesis): AP Government (5), AP Lang. & Comp. (4), AP United States History (4).
    • IB (place score in parenthesis): N/A
    • Senior Year Course Load: AP European History, AP Literature and Composition, AP Economics (Micro+Macro), AP Biology, and AP Psychology.
    • Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): N/A
    Subjective:
    • Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Polish Cultural Society (Vice-President), Economics Club (Treasurer), Federal Reserve Challenge, Chess Club, and several other things.
    • Job/Work Experience: Worked for several political organization.
    • Volunteer/Community service: Over 100 hours of volunteer work.
    • Summer Activities: Attended most prestigious summer-program in state.
    • Essays: I think both my Common App essay and my supplement were very strong, and I worked meticulously in ensuring they stood out.
    • Teacher Recommendation: Both were excellent, 5/5.
    • Counselor Rec: Didn't have one.
    • Additional Rec: Recommendation was from a former Princeton Professor. It was excellent.
    • Interview: Interviewed on campus, went very well!
    • Supplementary Material:
    Other
    • State (if domestic applicant):
    • NJ
    • School Type: Public
    • Ethnicity: Caucasian
    • Gender: Male
    • Income Bracket(mention if FA candidate): >40,000.
    • Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): N/A
    Reflection
    • Strengths: GPA, extracurricular activities, work experience, essays, and demonstrated interest.
    • Weaknesses: SAT scores were not the strongest, and could have taken SAT IIs.
    • Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: A lot of demonstrated interest. Overall, I think I really "fit" the student model GW was looking for.
    • Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Rutgers University (safety). I never applied anywhere else since GW was my first-choice.
    General Comments: I got excellent financial aid, and I'm very excited to be attending!
  • jlorainesjloraines Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    Decision: Accepted - School of Media and Public Affairs


    Objective:
    ACT: E:35 R:34 S:30 M:24
    Weighted GPA (out of 4.0): 4.36
    Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): top 10%
    AP (place score in parenthesis): English 11 (3), English 12, IB History, IB Music, IB Math
    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Rotary Leadership, Mid-State Choir, Girls State
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Yearbook (Co-editor), JV tennis, piano for twelve years, club softball
    Job/Work Experience: tutoring after school four days a week and during summer, office job summer of sophomore year
    Volunteer/Community service: Not too many hours, in a few service related clubs but didn't really emphasize
    Summer Activities: work
    Essays: I'm real good at writin'. I made them all pretty witty, wrote my SMPA essay about Hillary Clinton and my admissions counselor told me she loved it.
    Teacher Recommendation: Really good, I assume? I'm pretty sure one was pretty generic and the other was on a more personal level.
    Counselor Rec: Didn't read it, and I don't really know her (I go to a pretty big school), but I'm sure it was okay.
    Additional Rec: This is the only one I read and it was really good. My mom's friend is a college prof and helps me write papers and stuff so he wrote a great one.
    Interview: Mine went really well. It didn't even feel like an interview; we mostly talked about my interviewer's daughter who is a GW student.
    State (if domestic applicant): Tennessee
    Country (if international applicant): USA
    School Type: 2000+ public school
    Ethnicity: African American
    Gender: F
    Income Bracket(mention if FA candidate): 60-70,000
    Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): Nothing really
    Reflection
    Strengths: Awards, essays
    Weaknesses: ACT, GPA
    Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected: I showed plenty of interest while still remaining really laid back. Like I wasn't too obsessive in my interview or essays but I definitely made it clear that I was interested! I also told about how it had been a dream of mine since I was thirteen and got sick in the Marvin Center bathroom. haha
    Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected: Accepted to University of Alabama, and that's it!
    General Comments: Super excited! Good luck to everyone else!
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