College Admissions Info

George Mason University, ‘19
BA, Elementary Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hey! My name is Tanti, and i'm a freshman at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. I am currently majoring in Integrative Studies, with a concentration in Elementary Education.
From: Newport News , Virginia
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Clemson, UMD, SC, Roanoke
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Church, Key Club, Japanese Club, Political Campaign
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College Application Essays

I am an eighty year old woman trapped inside the body of a sixteen year old girl. Very few people other than my immediate family and friends understand my meaning when I say this, and I’m not quite sure anyone understands my meaning after I give them a brief explanation. The short response to their confusion is that my favorite movies are all from the “Golden Age” of cinema, my favorite singer is Frank Sinatra, and I love fashion...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
474 Words
When I first started deciding on a career path, I knew that I wanted to do something that would help others. I searched through lists of jobs, and there were a few that I saw repeatedly: doctor, police officer, and teacher. Over my first two years of high school, I had to assess my strengths and skills to figure out what career path was the right match for me. I considered law for a short time, but after doing some...

Supplemental Essay: Other
193 Words
I wrote my personal essay as I did to make the argument that I was a unique, intelligent, and qualified applicant for the schools I was applying to. Instead of telling colleges that I was all of these characteristics, I painted a picture of who I was, so they could see how I would contribute to their campus. The essay was my opportunity to let them see me as a real person, rather than a collection of test scores and...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Aware, creative,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
24 Words
There is a huge problem with sexual...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
72 Words
We're only a shuttle and a metro ride away from Washington, D.C., and it is fantastic if you want to do...

How to increase chances at my school
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Stay involved! Whether it's community service, or a club at school, pick a couple...

Why I declined other schools
73 Words
I was accepted into some of the top schools in the country, but I chose George Mason for a few different reasons....

Post-college plans
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I plan to become an elementary...

How I chose schools to apply to
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I chose schools that weren't all the way across the country, and most importantly, ones that had my major. Then, I researched the campus, and surrounding city, to see if it...