College Admissions Info

University of Maryland - College Park, ‘19
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Savannah Gaines
From: Crofton , Maryland
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Hispanic
Legacy: Other Family Member
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: American, UMD, UNC, GWU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1350
Highest SAT: 1900
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: 4-H, Best Buddies, Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, Library Volunteer, March of Dimes, Model Congress / Model UN, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
344 Words
I am a Korean who pales at the thought of eating a jar of cucumber kimchi, a Puerto Rican who shudders at the thought of eating arroz con gandules, and an American who rejoices at the thought of eating a cheeseburger. Therefore, imagine my horror one year when my family informed me that we were having a blend of Korean and Puerto Rican cuisine for Thanksgiving instead of our usual American turkey and mashed potatoes. I remember waking up on...

Additional Essay Details:
27 Words
Terps are diverse. They bring intellectual, social and cultural differences to our community. Describe the different parts of you which will contribute to our diverse campus community.

College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
51 Words
Before you chose your school, you need to visit the campus! Go to their open...