College Admissions Info

gohoyas16
Georgetown University ‘16
BBA, Finance, Operations Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Successful college applicant to the perfect school for me!
From: Atlanta
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Babson, Georgetown, Bentley, BC, Colgate
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

34
ACT
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.70
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Cheer/Spirit Squad, Equestrian
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

When the buzzer sounds at the end of the football game, I quickly gather my cheerleading bag and run towards the exit. Along with being exhausted from cheering for two hours, I am struggling to hold onto all of my belongings, and my heart rate begins to quicken. My parents are waiting in the parking lot, and the moment I jump in the car, we’re off. Whizzing down the highway at increasing speeds, we pass a cop. I watch...









Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
199 Words
At age four, horseback-riding was like entering a magical fantasy-land where I could let my dreams run wild with these powerful creatures. I still enjoy the freedom, adrenaline, and companionship of my horse, but now I am also a committed competitor managing school and sports. Through riding, I have learned important life lessons I use everyday; how to fall hard, get back up swiftly, and continue gracefully with a positive attitude, calling upon my unwavering faith and steadfast values. I...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
337 Words
(What is your favorite word?) My favorite word is brilliance. Throughout my goals in life, I try to achieve brilliance, not solely a satisfactory standard. Brilliance has become my favorite word through horseback-riding because I went through a phase where I couldn’t understand what I was doing wrong. I would come out of the show ring, huffing and out of breath, and although there were no mistakes, the round simply just didn’t feel amazing. I would get frustrated...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
619 Words
(Write a letter to your future roommate) Dear Alinah, It was great to receive your Facebook message! I am glad to know that both of us like to cook! I’m excited to try new foods, like your homemade gyros. I will bring some of my favorite Southern recipes so you can get a taste of where I’m from too. I have grown up in a house where hospitality rules and I love having guests over. When I was...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Well-rounded, hard-working,...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
36 Words
The job opportunities and success of Georgetown students after graduation is...





What set me apart from other applicants
64 Words
What set me apart from other applicants was my experience and true passion for business. I applied to a...