College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a Renaissance Man of sorts -- middle brained and multi-faceted, I'm currently studying Physics, Creative Writing, and Theatre.
From: Waccabuc , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Bard, Goucher, Macalester, Binghamton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2120
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Boarding
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Equestrian, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Computer / Technology Volunteer, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
562 Words
I hate the start of hikes. The feeling of plodding foot after foot, grinding my heels raw against the back of my ill-fitting boots (why haven’t I replaced those yet?), not knowing how close to my destination I am other than an arbitrary mileage that always seems to dilate in practice… at the beginning of a long hike, these feelings of frustration and impatience can easily aggravate me in a disappointingly consuming way. But for some reason, time and...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
581 Words
Towards the end of the January of 2013, I moved out of the stagnant bubble of my suburban hometown to embark on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Early one morning, I awoke in my soft, safe bed, knowing little about the world, let alone myself. That day, I traveled across the country, ending in the high desert of southern Utah, curled up in a thick sleeping bag under the stars, surrounded by a group of guys my age. I spent thirteen...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
81 Words
I did *not* work closely with a private counselor -- instead, I read both of the major guides (Princeton Review and Fiske) cover to...

Why I declined other schools
83 Words
As important as academics were for me, I wanted first and foremost a school that I would be happy at. For me, academic rigor went...

How I chose schools to apply to
76 Words
I'll copy and paste from above: I read both of the major guides (Princeton Review and Fiske) cover to cover, noting each of...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
134 Words
We're in the middle of a major metropolitan area! I'm in a Theatre course at the moment where a large part of the course is going out on our own accord and watching/reviewing local plays at theaters around the...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
111 Words
Honestly, the interview is one of most underutilized and valuable parts of the admissions process. It's a chance to sit down with someone who has a really good sense of who would fit...