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M10 Freakout Thread 2017

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Replies to: M10 Freakout Thread 2017

  • HhopefulFforSsuccess2021HhopefulFforSsuccess2021 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    ahh thanks @worriedaboutprepschool Good luck to you too!
  • HhopefulFforSsuccess2021HhopefulFforSsuccess2021 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    edited December 2016
    I'm really want to get into a BS because the school district here where I live doesn't provide me with many opportunities and never really challenges me. I'd hate to have that hurt my general high school education because you only get to learn those things once :/ at least with a specifically specialized teacher giving the info to you. I honestly don't mind not getting into an Ivy if I go to boarding school b/c of the competition. I just want the education. Buuut I'm an ORM and my profile isn't as spectacular as others.
  • worriedaboutprepschoolworriedaboutprepschool Registered User Posts: 54 Junior Member
    Samee. I am an Asian female which is REALLY orm, so I am working really hard on my essays right now so I can only hope for the best!
  • HhopefulFforSsuccess2021HhopefulFforSsuccess2021 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    @worriedaboutprepschool AHH omg yes same. I feel like the essays are my only hope right now, assuming that I don't do well at my interview >.<
  • worriedaboutprepschoolworriedaboutprepschool Registered User Posts: 54 Junior Member
    My first interview was terrible, even though at the time I thought it went amazing.... that was my second choice school , so I need to write an amazing essay @HhopefulFforSsuccess2021 the anxiety is real!!
  • HhopefulFforSsuccess2021HhopefulFforSsuccess2021 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    @worriedaboutprepschool Ahh! I'm so sorry to hear about your interview. Good luck on your essays!!
  • AtriaAtria Registered User Posts: 793 Member
    I am taking SSAT in 6 days... UGHHHHHHHHH
    I took the ISEE last I year, so I don't even have any experience, and I am probably taking it only once
    UGGGHHHHH
  • AtriaAtria Registered User Posts: 793 Member
    LOL I am just going to rant now :

    OMG, my first interview is coming up and rly don't know how I feel nervous, but not rly nervous.... UGH
    And I already did this last year! UGH, I feel nervous and at the same time I can't wait, because I felt the interview was the strongest part of application.... UGH... And I am pretty sure my best interview was my first one where I was nervous... And now I am like : WHY AM I NOT NERVOUS...WAIT I AM NERVOUS...WAIT NO I AM NOT...I AM NOT NERVOUS ENOUGH... WAAAAAAHHHHHHH.....

    UGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH <- Sums up everything I am feeling..... :-S
  • HhopefulFforSsuccess2021HhopefulFforSsuccess2021 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    @Atria AHHH omg i feel you!!!! Please try to stay calm during the SSAT!! Thats how I messed up-- I was in a worried mindset for the first half of the test and I had to skip so many questions due to that!

    My interviews are coming up as well and I actually just denied an Exeter alumni for and interview TODAy because I felt like I wasn't prepared and he hasn't responded for 2 days and I feel like I offended him or something. >.<
    Anyway...even though I don't have interview experience, I just wanna say You do you!!! Just be yourself and answer the questions how you want to answer them ( because you don't wanna get accepted into a school for not being you ;-;); anyway I think you're going to do great. Good luck!!! I believe in you!

  • SeattleDreamerSeattleDreamer Registered User Posts: 159 Junior Member
    I'm an Asian female too (can we say ORM??) and applying for BS is so stressful...it seems as if literally everyone has an amazing set of ECs, super high test scores, etc. Honestly it's so competitive- gotta work on those essays!! I had my interview wayyy back in September before I started reading these threads and now I'm super concerned that I bombed (I thought I did okay but looking back, I really wasn't that impressive and I was quite stiff/nervous the whole time) yikess fingers crossed I can recover from that but idk...
  • AtriaAtria Registered User Posts: 793 Member
    LOL I am Indian, pretty sure that's ORM (technically Asian right :P)
    UGHH... Anybody here re-applying... I am just imagining the interviewer from one of the school I applied to last year be like : So why are you applying again?
    Me: Ummmmm.... Because I didn't get accepted in BS last year?.... :-\" X_X :-S
    LOL
  • SeattleDreamerSeattleDreamer Registered User Posts: 159 Junior Member
    Quick question- is Texas+international background (previously lived in Canada+Norway) considered geodiversity?
  • gardenstategalgardenstategal Registered User Posts: 3,207 Senior Member
    The school will be able to report that they have students front x number of states, and Texas will be one.

    The rest is what makes you interesting as an applicant so indeed it helps.
  • HhopefulFforSsuccess2021HhopefulFforSsuccess2021 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    What about Ohio? @gardenstategal
  • gardenstategalgardenstategal Registered User Posts: 3,207 Senior Member
    Most schools like having students from a number of states. In Ohio, students from Ohio aren't so exotic. In California or Connecticut, more so. Remember that geographic diversity is more likely to be a tie breaker with an equal candidate, not something that will propel you to the top of the list.
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