Official Emory Class of 2016 EDII Results Thread

<p>Since it hasn't be made yet, I'll start it I guess. :)</p>

<p><em>Remove the first space in each of the brackets</em></p>

<p>[ size=+2][ color=green][ b]Decision: Accepted[ /b][ /color][ /size]
[ size=+2][ color=orange][ b]Decision: Deferred[ /b][ /color][ /size]
[ size=+2][ color=red][ b]Decision: Rejected[ /b][ /color][ /size]</p>

<p>[ b]Objective:[ /b][ list]
[ *] 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][ list]
[ *] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):
[ *] Job/Work Experience:
[ *] Volunteer/Community service:
[ *] Summer Activities:
[ *] Essays:
[ *] Teacher Recommendation:
[ *] Counselor Rec:
[ *] Additional Rec:
[ *] Interview:
[ /list][ b]Other[ /b][ list]
[ *] Applied for Financial Aid?:
[ *] Intended Major:
[ *] State (if domestic applicant):
[ *] Country (if international applicant):
[ *] School Type:
[ *] Ethnicity:
[ *] Gender:
[ *] Income Bracket:
[ *] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.):
[ /list][ b]Reflection[ /b][ list]
[ *] Strengths:
[ *] Weaknesses:
[ *] Why you think you were accepted/deferred/denied:
[ /list][ b]General Comments:[ /b]</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

<p>Objective:[ul]
[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): Math: 720 Reading: 670 Writing: 710 (2100)
[</em>] ACT: Math: 33 Reading: 28 Writing: 32 Science: 27 (composite: 30)
[<em>] SAT II: Math 2: 700 US History: 680
[</em>] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.80
[<em>] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 12/456
[</em>] AP (place score in parenthesis): 3's and 4's
[<em>] IB (place score in parenthesis):
[</em>] Senior Year Course Load: 4 AP's and online Stanford course
[<em>] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): a few art awards
[/ul]Subjective:[ul]
[</em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis):varsity tennis, Investment Club (president), chinese club (secretary), etc, etc
[<em>] Job/Work Experience: Mcdonald's (cashier)
[</em>] Volunteer/Community service: Multiple hospitals and other stuff
[<em>] Summer Activities: Summer Ventures and volunteering at hospitals
[</em>] Essays: awesome
[<em>] Teacher Recommendation: ok
[</em>] Counselor Rec: good
[<em>] Additional Rec:
[</em>] Interview: very good
[/ul]Other[ul]
[<em>] Applied for Financial Aid?: Yes
[</em>] Intended Major: Economics
[<em>] State (if domestic applicant): NC
[</em>] Country (if international applicant):
[<em>] School Type: Public
[</em>] Ethnicity: Asian
[<em>] Gender: Male
[</em>] Income Bracket: <100k
[<em>] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): good essays i think and maybe a bit of interest
[/ul]Reflection[ul]
[</em>] Strengths: essays
[<em>] Weaknesses: test scores
[</em>] Why you think you were accepted/deferred/denied: NO IDEA haha
[/ul]General Comments:</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

<p>Objective:[ul]
[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): Math: 720, Reading: 690, Writing: 800 (2210)
[</em>] ACT: didn't take
[<em>] SAT II: Math 2: 790
[</em>] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.81
[<em>] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 18/458
[</em>] AP (place score in parenthesis): Comp Sci: 5, rest were all 3's
[<em>] IB (place score in parenthesis):
[</em>] Senior Year Course Load: 7 AP classes
[<em>] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): none really, national merit commended
[/ul]Subjective:[ul]
[</em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): normal stuff/couple clubs, nothing special, no leadership really
[<em>] Job/Work Experience: lifeguard for 2 years
[</em>] Volunteer/Community service: summer volunteering at hospitals, 400+ hours
[<em>] Summer Activities: look above ^ + lifeguarding
[</em>] Essays: i thought they were terrible lol...
[<em>] Teacher Recommendation: 2 recs, both talked about my involvement in clubs and stuff
[</em>] Counselor Rec: pretty good/personalized
[<em>] Additional Rec:
[</em>] Interview:
[/ul]Other[ul]
[<em>] Applied for Financial Aid?: yes
[</em>] Intended Major: computer science/business
[<em>] State (if domestic applicant): TX
[</em>] Country (if international applicant):
[<em>] School Type: public
[</em>] Ethnicity: Asian
[<em>] Gender: F
[</em>] Income Bracket:
[<em>] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): interest? visited school
[/ul]Reflection[ul]
[</em>] Strengths: i don't really know
[<em>] Weaknesses: essays
[</em>] Why you think you were accepted/deferred/denied:
[/ul]General Comments:</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

<p>Objective:[ul]
[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): 2060: 780 math 610 reading 670 writing.
[</em>] ACT: 30 34 math 32 reading
[<em>] SAT II: None
[</em>] WEIGHTED (School doesn't show unweighted) GPA (out of 4.0): 3.87
[<em>] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): N/A
[</em>] AP (place score in parenthesis): AP US : 4
[li] Senior Year Course Load: AP BC CALC, AP GOV, College Russian, Honors English</p>[/li]
<p>[/ul]Subjective:[ul]
[<em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Varsity Handball (4 years)- 2 years of being Captain,
[</em>] Job/Work Experience: None
[<em>] Volunteer/Community service: Red Cross, BC Association - A Good amount
[</em>] Summer Activities: Volunteer
[<em>] Essays: Common App Essay about myself. It was really personal and I really didn't think it was great. Wrote a really short and cheesy Why Emory, but I did my research. DID NOT DO THE OPTIONAL ESSAY
[</em>] Teacher Recommendation: Was not allowed to read them therefore I don't know how they were.
[<em>] Counselor Rec: Was not allowed to read, counselor doesn't know me at all.
[</em>] Additional Rec: No additional recs
[<em>] Interview: No Interview
[/ul]Other[ul]
[</em>] Applied for Financial Aid?: Yes
[<em>] Intended Major: Economics
[</em>] State (if domestic applicant): NY
[<em>] Country (if international applicant): N/A
[</em>] School Type: Public Top school in NY
[<em>] Ethnicity: Asian
[</em>] Gender: Male
[<em>] Income Bracket: 40,000
[</em>] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None</p>

<p>[/ul]Reflection[list]
[<em>] Strengths: Essay? Average SAT, ECs
[</em>] Weaknesses: SAT, COURSE LOAD
[*] Why you think you were accepted/deferred/denied: Not sure, but a bit shocked. I really thought I was going to get rejected.</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

<p>Objective:[ul]
[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): N/A
[</em>] ACT: 32 Comp; 34 English, 34 Reading, 32 Science, 29 Math
[<em>] SAT II: N/A
[</em>] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.96 / 4.26 W
[<em>] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): 3%
[</em>] AP (place score in parenthesis): Calc BC (3), Calc AB (4), Lit (4)
[<em>] IB (place score in parenthesis): N/A
[</em>] Senior Year Course Load: AP Euro, AP Lang, Hon Bio 2, Econ/Gov, AP Stats, AP Biology, Peer Tutoring, Biological Anthropology (DE)
[<em>] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): none in high school; did talk about placing first in the nation in my TSA event in middle school
[/ul]Subjective:[ul]
[</em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): NHS, Mu Alpha Theta, Science Bowl
[<em>] Job/Work Experience: Full-time babysitter/tutor
[</em>] Volunteer/Community service: Salvation Army once a week
[<em>] Summer Activities: Duke TIP field studies two years in a row
[</em>] Essays: fabulous
[<em>] Teacher Recommendation: I'm assuming they were really good
[</em>] Counselor Rec: good
[<em>] Additional Rec: N/A
[</em>] Interview: N/A
[/ul]Other[ul]
[<em>] Applied for Financial Aid?: yes
[</em>] Intended Major: Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology
[<em>] State (if domestic applicant): TN
[</em>] Country (if international applicant):
[<em>] School Type: large public
[</em>] Ethnicity: white
[<em>] Gender: female
[</em>] Income Bracket: with custodial parent, <20k; with both, ~100k (weird situation)
[<em>] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): none
[/ul]Reflection[ul]
[</em>] Strengths: ACT, GPA, essay, recs
[<em>] Weaknesses: ECs, no leadership, AP scores
[</em>] Why you think you were accepted/deferred/denied: Showed lots of interest, had the scores and the grades, showed my personality and drive in my essays
[/ul]General Comments: SO EXCITED!!! I so so so so so hope my financial aid package is good enough. If not then I'll have to back out, and I will be crushed.</p>

<p>Decision: Accepted</p>

<p>Objective:[ul]
[<em>] SAT I (breakdown): M 550, R 660, W 650 (1860)
[</em>] ACT: R 33, E 32, M 24, S 23; Composite: 28
[<em>] SAT II: U.S. History 700, Literature 660
[</em>] Unweighted GPA (out of 4.0): 3.78/4.1
[<em>] Rank (percentile if rank is unavailable): top 10%
[</em>] AP (place score in parenthesis): U.S. History 4, English Language 4, Psychology 5, IN PROCESS: European History, Literature, Microeconomics, U.S. Government and Politics, Statistics
[<em>] IB (place score in parenthesis): N/A
[</em>] Senior Year Course Load: AP: Euro, Lit, Micro, GoPo, Stat and Yearbook
[li] Major Awards (USAMO, Intel etc.): My yearbook staff has won national awards: Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Crown(s), National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) Pacemaker Finalist. I was a Staff Writer for the book that won a Silver Crown, People Editor for the book that is a Crown and Pacemaker Finalist (we'll find out Gold/Silver Crown and whether or not we won the Pacemaker in March and April respectively). <--Most people haven't hear of these awards, but they are a HUGE deal in yearbook and journalism. The Pacemaker is the equivalent of a Pulitzer in student journalism.</p>[/li]
<p>Personal Yearbook awards: Most Impressive Staffer, 11th Grader of the Year, First Place in Theme Development</p>

<p>School Awards: Honor Roll, PRIDE in Writing Finalist</p>

<p>[/ul]Subjective:[ul]
[<em>] Extracurriculars (place leadership in parenthesis): Yearbook (People Editor 11th, Editor-in-Chief 12th), National Honor Society, Interact, Key Club, Book Club, SADD
[</em>] Job/Work Experience: Payless Sales Associate, Checkers Crew Member, Assistant at my father's business
[<em>] Volunteer/Community service: Hospice, church daycare, MD Association, local middle school, school events through Interact
[</em>] Summer Activities: part-time jobs, Walsworth Publishing Company's Camp Orlando (Journalism camp put on by yearbook publisher)
[<em>] Essays: I thought they were pretty good...I wrote them last minute, though. So, I wasn't expecting much.
[</em>] Teacher Recommendation: Saw 2 out of the 4. Those that I saw were really good.
[<em>] Counselor Rec: Good
[</em>] Additional Rec: N/A
[<em>] Interview: N/A
[/ul]Other[ul]
[</em>] Applied for Financial Aid?: yes
[<em>] Intended Major: Journalism and Psychology
[</em>] State (if domestic applicant): Florida
[<em>] Country (if international applicant): U.S.
[</em>] School Type: public
[<em>] Ethnicity: White
[</em>] Gender: Female
[<em>] Income Bracket: 60-70k
[</em>] Hooks (URM, first generation college, etc.): None? Experiences through yearbook, I guess.
[/ul]Reflection[ul]
[<em>] Strengths: Yearbook, attended CSPA convention at Columbia University last year and I am going again next month, letters of rec
[</em>] Weaknesses: Test scores
[li] Why you think you were accepted: I'm honestly surprised! I thought I had a chance of getting into Oxford, but I never expected I'd get into Emory CAS and Oxford! I really think my accomplishments through yearbook are what got me in because I want to major in Journalism.[/li][/ul]General Comments:</p>