College Admissions Info

Yale University, ‘20
BA, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am an incoming student at Yale from Arkansas who is passionate about music, theater, history, and women's rights!
From: Little Rock , Arkansas
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Brown, Columbia, UPenn, BC, Wellesley, UVA
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Community or summer theater/plays, Debate Club/Team, French Club, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, School Choir, School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

684 Words
Allow me to preface this by explaining that I have grown up in the theater. I have been hit with pangs of tragic reality and swept away by fantastical tales in black boxes more times than I can count. I love stepping out of my own mind for a short hour and a half or so to be immersed in the complex stories of other personalities and perspectives to work out my own inquiries about the human experience. When I...

Supplemental Essay:
769 Words
My name is Adrianne Owings. Your first inclination may be to make a Rocky reference—trust me, it’s not original. Or maybe, because you adhere to more intellectual instincts, you’re going to start waxing poetic with the likes of Adrienne Rich. I hate to inform you that, in both situations, you’re still several letters off. My name has never been spelled correctly—neither first nor last. Over the years, my family has lovingly referred to me as ...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
101 Words
After an explanation to my father about the meaning of Lux et veritas, we walked out of the visitor's center down Elm, gave a nod to Harkness, and enjoyed the cool air of New Haven in the fall. The students, one group engrossed in a debate about the merits of technology, stood in stark contrast to the quaint charm of Old Campus. Suddenly, I saw myself, black tea in hand, humming a tune from the last Out of the Blue...

Additional Essay Details:
35 Words
Please have several eyes on your essay before you click submit! Other people caught things that I never would've seen. Get to the point where most people generally give your essay(s) a thumbs up.

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
72 Words
I was originally deferred from Yale's Early Action pool, and I decided to visit my admissions counselor in February to make my...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
107 Words
I interviewed with most of my schools (Yale, Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Brown, UPenn especially), and the best advice I can give is not to stress and to be yourself. These interviews can...