College Admissions Info

Tufts University, ‘
Civil Engineering, Architecture Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Recent Graduate From Tufts University with Civil Engineering Degree
From: Dix Hills , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Accepted At: Tufts, Tulane
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Marching Band, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

729 Words
Cinderella, Snow White, and Hansel and Gretel—what do these fairy tales have in common? The infamous step-mother. A well-known component of many fairy tales, the evil step-mother is fortunately just a fallacy. My step-mother is an incredible person who, along with my biological mother, has had a profound impact on my life. Although these two women were as different as could be, they have both taught me valuable lessons that have helped to shape me as a person. Somewhat...

Additional Essay Details:
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For my personal essay I thought it was really important to put a positive spin on a difficult experience from my childhood; the loss of my mother. The death of a loved one can make for a really powerful essay but it is important to not come across as if you're just looking for "sympathy points". Everyone faces challenges in their life, some more so than others. Rather than simply highlight the magnitude of those obstacles, it is important to...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I used a private admission counselor. The guidance counselors at my school were spread very thin. Having a private counselor allowed me to have someone at...