College Admissions Info

gillesga
gillesga
Kean University, ‘17
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a 20 year old, third year college student from New Jersey.
From: Scotch Plains , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Kean
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

2.99
GPA
N/A
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Love of writing
182 Words
I began writing when I was about 10 years old. I wrote a lot of poetry, and still do, because I love how short it can be. Not long after I began to actively write, I stopped because, like any other writer, I thought I was a terrible writer. It wasn't until I reached the 7th grade that I began committing my life to writing. The only reason why is because of my 7th grade English teacher. He believed that I...



Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
47 Words
I had to explain why I would like to go to a school I had applied to in full detail. I began explaining to them who I was and what I wanted to do. Then went on explaining how the school can get me my dream job.

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Tired, broke,...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
3 Words
Sports,...





What I’d change about my application process
5 Words
Apply earlier...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
34 Words
Internships! This is a great way to get your name...





Why I declined other schools
65 Words
The cost is why I declined many schools. I did receive a scholarship to one school but the school I...