College Admissions Info

George Washington University ‘16

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: GWU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Golf
Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

598 Words
That night as I was getting ready for bed I became noticeably dizzy. I went into the bathroom to get a towel, suddenly; nothing, the world went blank. All I can recall is my vision becoming dark and narrow, then waking up two hours later on the floor. When I woke up the next morning, I saw I had scratches and bruises all over my body and immediately told my parents. The following day, after numerous tests and appointments, my...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
107 Words
I would definately recommend hiring someone to help you with applications and the college process in general. Most of the time, college councelors at high schools are too busy with other students to provide necessary one-on-one time with you. By hiring someone else, they can sit down with you and help you decide which is the best college for you...

How I chose schools to apply to
50 Words
First decide what is important to you! For me, being in a city was a top priority for me, which helped narrow down my search. Additionally, I needed a school that provided excellent learning accommodations for students with disabilities. Since GW has both, I knew this was the perfect school.

My advice about getting recommenders
64 Words
I chose teachers who knew and understood me as a person in hopes of having a stronger recommendation letter. Ususally with these types of letters, colleges want to know who you are in terms of your personality; by picking a teacher you have a connection with, they are likely to write a better letter for you because they have your...