Georgetown ‘14
Current Boren Graduate Fellow studying in Jordan. M.A. Candidate in Linguistics at Georgetown University.
Features Included


Hometown Santa Cruz, California
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Arabic, Spanish

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • George Washington University (Washington, DC)
  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - San Diego (La Jolla, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
  • Tufts University (Medford, MA)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

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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
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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
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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...

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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
Top 1%
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest SAT
SAT Score Details
Converted SAT Score1440
SAT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details2 classes and scores


SportsBasketball, Volleyball


ActivitiesAfter School Sports Coach, American Red Cross, National Honor Society, Political Campaign, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization

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