appbility

hello there! 

I decided to create a #appblr’18 tag to help break the ice and get to know my fellow appblrs. idk if there’s already a tag but feel free to do this if you’re apart of the #appbl’18 squad!

  1. How many schools are you applying to ? 15!
  2. Are you moving away or staying home? moving away 
  3. what’s a school that you love but won’t be applying to and why? stanford! it’s a beautiful school but its on the east coast which is too far away from my family :(
  4. What is a school you considered but is no longer on your list and why? University of Pennsylvania, i loved it at first but the bad reputation it gets for extreme competitiveness just doesn’t sound appealing to me anymore.
  5. The biggest advice you’d give your high school freshman self? stop going to the mall everyday after school and join some clubs girl!
  6. biggest fear about college apps ? Sending in a poorly edited essay to one of my top schools.
  7. What are your top 3 schools ? Cornell university, Brown university and Emory university 
  8. what are 2 majors that sound interesting to you? political science and anthropology 
  9. Have you visited any colleges, if so, which? nope, I’m an international  student so…
  10. what’s your biggest high school accomplishment ? [ personal, academic etc ] starting a student business with a couple of classmates
  11. If you could create your ideal college, what three features would it have?  it would be medium sized, with students who genuinly care about what they’re doing with their life but who also just wanna hang out and chill and not take everything so serious.
  12. Describe the ideal student at your future college in three words or phrases: curious, proactive, open-minded
  13. What is a subject/ skill you’d like to study in college that has nothing to do with your field? I’d love to continue learning spanish
  14. Small, large or medium sized college? medium!
  15. International or local? international 
  16. One thing your gonna miss about your home/ hometown: The weather! we have beautiful weather all year round in jamaica
  17. Three things you’d like to improve abut yourself in college: i’d like to be more open to new opportunities, i’d like to be more secure with my body and i’d also like to be better at not holding grudges 
  18. If you could tell your dream school one random thing or a fact about you, what would you say?  I’ve been looking forward to going to college since 7th grade lol
  19. what something you’d like to do differently than you did in high school? i’d like to go out of my way to maintain friendships and not just get into my shell and forget everyone exist lol
  20. ok finally, what colle application resource has been your favorite/ most helpful so far? Khan academy is great when it comes to SAT prep!
By scholasticbabe

I decided to create a #appblr’18 tag to help break the ice and get to know my fellow appblrs. idk if there’s already a tag but feel free to do this if you’re apart of the #appbl’18 squad!

  1. How many schools are you applying to ? around 10-16
  2. Are you moving away or staying home? moving away (hopefully)
  3. what’s a school that you love but won’t be applying to and why? yale! I can’t possibly live in an area that is not as crazily urbanized as NYC or LA or Miami is.
  4. What is a school you considered but is no longer on your list and why? MIT because I don’t want to study Computer Science anymore
  5. The biggest advice you’d give your high school freshman self? get your act together and actually study for stuff and get into sports!
  6. biggest fear about college apps ? Being rejected for sub-par ECs
  7. What are your top 3 schools ? Stanford University, University of Southern California and UCLA
  8. what are 2 majors that sound interesting to you? marketing and communications
  9. Have you visited any colleges, if so, which? I’m not from the US so no
  10. what’s your biggest high school accomplishment ? [ personal, academic etc ] selling my art at a local comic book/anime convention
  11. If you could create your ideal college, what three features would it have?  it would be large and have a ton of green space for students to sleep on between classes or chat and there would be a whole avenue of great diverse restaurants on campus
  12. Describe the ideal student at your future college in three words or phrases: friendly, curious, and involved
  13. What is a subject/ skill you’d like to study in college that has nothing to do with your field? maybe something like city-scaping
  14. Small, large or medium sized college? large? medium?
  15. International or local? international
  16. One thing your gonna miss about your home/ hometown: that i know a TON of people from my city and that there’s rarely any strangers at the parties I go to
  17. Three things you’d like to improve abut yourself in college: i want to get involved in sports and go on roadtrips with friends and live crazy adventures
  18. If you could tell your dream school one random thing or a fact about you, what would you say? i love icebreakers and i’m waaaay too excited about move in day
  19. what something you’d like to do differently than you did in high school? i won’t watch as much netflix 
  20. ok finally, what college application resource has been your favorite/ most helpful so far? Khan 

I just. hate how study/appbl*r is totally overwhelmed by a very particular brand of white femininity that I can’t mimic in any meaningful way so literally none of these people would care about me or my knowledge in this field