College Admissions Info

sblond
sblond
Georgetown University, ‘18
BA, International Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: East Greenbush , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Accepted At: Georgetown, Vanderbilt, Richmond, Emory, Rhodes, SUNY New Paltz
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2340
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2340
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis (Recruited), Rowing (Crew), Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Tutoring/Mentoring
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

I was half-asleep when I heard footsteps sprinting down the hall, stopping one room to my left. For an instant, I heard nothing but dead silence. Then I heard a repetitive sloshing sound—my brother was throwing up. I waited to see if anyone would go take care of him, but when no one did, I reluctantly threw off my covers and pushed open the bathroom door. The sight of him sitting on the cold tile floor, helpless and innocent,...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
470 Words
After my sister was adopted from Kazakhstan, I became extremely interested in the history of her home country. Even though I'm not Kazakh, I really wanted to expand my knowledge of the country in the hopes that by educating myself, I could later teach my sister. In order to become more cognizant of Kazakhstan's culture, I subscribed to the capital's newspaper, The Astana Times. Thankfully the paper came in an English version, so I could read it during my free...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
236 Words
Design your own course: History through Music Course Description: In this course, students would analyze popular music from different decades in an attempt to make a connection between the songs and the cultural, political, and social events that were taking place at the same time. Often times, songs reflect the opinions and sentiments of the younger generations during the time in which the songs were written. Music is so much more personal than textbooks; it reflects how each band felt...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
267 Words
What Matters to Me and Why: I started writing this about the clichés: my family matters to me, my friends, my health. But those should matter to everyone. So, what matters to me, specifically? Music. Particularly 90's grunge/garage rock and classic rock. Why should I care about a genre of music that died before I was born? It's passionate, fueled by energy and emotions. It's honest. It's liberating. Music today focuses too much on relationships and drugs. 90s...





College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
163 Words
Why Georgetown? Georgetown was the first school I visited on my long college road trip. The second I stepped on campus I fell in love with the grey stone buildings and beautiful buildings overlooking the Potomac. The town of Georgetown has a huge variety of clothing stores and...