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Grinnell Class of 2023 RD Results

alexandra00alexandra00 242 replies17 threads Junior Member
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[*B][*size=4][*color=#FF0000]Decision: Rejected[*/color][*/size][*/b]

Objective:
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Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0):
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Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.):

Subjective:
Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
Job/Work Experience:
Volunteer/Community service:
Summer Activities:
Essays (rating 1-10, details):
Recommendations (rating 1-10, details):

Teacher Rec #1 (rating 1-10, details):
Teacher Rec #2 (rating 1-10, details):
Counselor Rec (rating 1-10, details):
Additional Rec (if any) (rating 1-10, details):
Interview (if any) (rating 1-10, details):

Other:
Applied for Financial Aid?:
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Country (if international applicant):
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Gender:
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Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):

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Why you think you were accepted/waitlisted/rejected:
Where else were you accepted/waitlisted/rejected:

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  • alexandra00alexandra00 242 replies17 threads Junior Member
    Decision: Accepted with 24k/yo

    Objective:
    ACT: 34 (32E, 32M, 36S, 36R) SS: 36
    SAT II: Bio E 740, Literature 740
    Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.76 UW
    Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): Top 13%
    Senior Year Course Load: 8 IB Classes
    Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): Montana Student of the Year, University of Montana Best delegate award, Presidents Service Award Gold, National Park Service Award

    Subjective:
    Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
    - Redesigned my city’s public transit network to make it more accessible for low-income students.
    - (President) of Model UN
    - (President) of Academic World Quest
    - (Director) of School’s TV channel
    - (President) Girls who code chapter in Montana
    - Documentary filmmaker
    - Basic stuff (NHS, student gov, and action committee)


    Job/Work Experience:
    - Worked at a local community movie theater
    - Intern at an environmental consulting firm

    Volunteer/Community service:
    - Teach Young Girls to Code (via Girls Who Code)
    - Muir Woods (National Park) Volunteer Ranger
    - Ecology speaker ( Muir Woods)
    - Forestry volunteering
    - Muir Woods (National Park) Volunteer Ranger (over 100 hour

    Summer Activities:
    - Summer classes at Yale
    - Filmed a documentary

    Essays (rating 1-10, details):
    Common app (9/10) Wrote it on Socks
    Supplemental (8/10) Wrote it about my love for marine life and public transit

    Recommendations (rating 1-10, details):
    Teacher Rec #1 (10/10): “I’ve never had a student like her in my 15 years of teaching”
    Teacher Rec #2 (6/10): Lukewarm
    Counselor Rec (10/10): Was amazing
    Additional Rec (if any) (9/10): Written by the principal, talked about my contributions to the school
    Interview (if any) (rating 1-10, details): 9/10 Went pretty well

    Other:
    Applied for Financial Aid?: Yes
    Intended Major: Environmental Science and History/IR
    State (if domestic applicant): Montana
    Country (if international applicant): USA
    School Type: Public
    Ethnicity: 1/2 Asian 1/2 White
    Income Bracket: >$100,000
    Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None

    Reflections: I was pretty surprised that I got such a big scholarship without an early write.
    Strengths: Test scores, essays, EC’s, and Recommendations
    Weaknesses: Class rigor and GPA
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