College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 2 supplemental essays

Student Background

Current Boren Graduate Fellow studying in Jordan. M.A. Candidate in Linguistics at Georgetown University.
From: Santa Cruz , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, GWU, American, UC Davis, UCSD, UCSB, LMU, Drexel, Brandeis, Georgetown
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2060
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: After School Sports Coach, American Red Cross, National Honor Society, Political Campaign, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Stepping off the plane to Ecuador, I was surrounded by barriers. As the other passengers and I walked down the ramp leading to the terminal, we faced an obstacle course of fences, construction tape, and “No Entre” (“Do Not Enter”) signs that we had to carefully dodge to reach the baggage claim. Finally past the maze of obstructions, I found myself wishing for a clearer path to my destination. I never imagined that something so trivial would become my desire;...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
607 Words
Reading From Left To Right A roar of voices pierces the misty spring morning air. My fingers clutch one end of the cardboard sign that reads “No Blood for Oil” in thick red paint still damp from this morning’s hasty construction. Though it is only nine o’clock in the morning, the normally sleepy streets of downtown Santa Cruz are already alive with the hundreds of protesters resolutely making their way toward Pacific Avenue. As the crowd partakes in...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
500 Words
When I made the varsity basketball team in high school, I couldn’t have been more excited. Basketball was something that I had always enjoyed—and moreover, something I had always done. After nine years of playing on recreational, competitive, and school teams, it was a routine part of my life, and something I never imagined giving up. I loved the fast pace of the game, the short rush of pride after making an unexpected shot, and the shared victory...

Additional Essay Details:
136 Words
At the time that I applied, Georgetown required three essays from each student: the longest was a personal statement that was unique to the specific school that the applicant was applying to (I applied to the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics within the Georgetown College). The other two, shorter essays were about "Where You Come From," and another essay topic of your choice. For my personal statement, I wrote about my homestay in Ecuador and my desire to solve cross-cultural...

College Admissions Advice

None Reported