Menu IconA vertical stack of three evenly spaced horizontal lines. High-school senior Brittany Stinson learned Thursday she was accepted into five Ivy League discovery essay examples — Yale, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, and Cornell.
She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4. I’m sort of still in shock. I don’t think I’ve processed everything yet,” she excitedly told Business Insider. The schools Stinson was accepted into have acceptance rates ranging from 13.
Stinson graciously shared her Common Application admissions essay with Business Insider, which we’ve reprinted verbatim below. Prompt 1: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. Managing to break free from my mother’s grasp, I charged. Costco is the apex of consumerism. From the days spent being toted around in a shopping cart to when I was finally tall enough to reach lofty sample trays, Costco has endured a steady presence throughout my life.