College Admissions Info

clairesk
clairesk
Princeton University ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me. -Audrey Hepburn
From: Rochester , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Princeton, Tufts, Barnard, UCLA, UCSC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2230
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
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Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
660 Words
There was a red streak on the side of my right thumb. I hadn’t noticed it before that moment, as the part of the wings I had stationed myself in was nearly pitch black, shrouded from the milky light spilling off the stage. I rubbed it away quickly, and in doing so noticed it had stained the hem of the white dress I was wearing. It took me another minute to realize that the streak had reappeared on my...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
584 Words
"You have to keep yourself open and aware to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open." -Agnes de Mille in her biography, Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham, quoting Martha Graham. A proper ballet bun is created in exactly one way. First, draw your hair into a high ponytail tight enough to provide an instant facelift. Should any hair fall out of the ponytail, bobby pin the strands into place and apply a generous coating of...









Additional Essay Details:
56 Words
"Using a favorite quotation from an essay or book you have read in the last three years as a starting point, tell us about an event or experience that helped you define one of your values or changed how you approach the world. Please write the quotation, title and author at the beginning of your essay."

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
Find safety and target schools you really want...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
56 Words
I sent in a short supplemental recommendation from a history teacher. Less is more. Highlight the weaker...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
93 Words
I moved halfway through high school and started my junior year at a new school. One of my biggest regrets is not branching out enough in my extracurriculars...