College Admissions Info

juliagabriel
juliagabriel
Vanderbilt University, ‘17
BS, Human Development

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Las Vegas , Nevada
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Tufts, Vassar, Haverford, Dickinson, Northeastern, Hofstra
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2350
SAT
31
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1580
Highest SAT: 2350
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Highest ACT:

High School Performance

Top 1%
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High School Type: Magnet
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming a health obstacle
437 Words
The Diagnosis “CRACK.” To any string musician, hearing a bow snap is equivalent to a mother hearing her child scream. My stomach dropped to the floor, my heart started racing, a million horrible thoughts crossed my mind. Not only did my brand-new, $5,000 bow break minutes before an audition, but I was 500 miles away from home at the Nevada All-State Orchestra Festival in Reno. However, the worst part of the situation wasn’t the broken bow- it was how it broke....







Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
499 Words
Sir Ken Robinson, an educational reformer and renowned spokesperson for creative thinking, has written about an abstract concept that he calls “The Element”. “The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion”, he describes. “When people arrive at the element, they feel most themselves and most inspired, and achieve at their highest levels.” For most of my life, I wasn’t sure what my Element was. As a violist, I was conditioned to believe that it should...







Additional Essay Details:
491 Words
Sir Ken Robinson, an educational reformer and renowned spokesperson for creative thinking, has written about an abstract concept that he calls “The Element”. “The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion”, he describes. “When people arrive at the element, they feel most themselves and most inspired, and achieve at their highest levels.” For most of my life, I wasn’t sure what my Element was. As a violist, I was conditioned to believe that it should...







College Admissions Advice

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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How I chose schools to apply to
10 Words
Visiting, looking at...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Student Government,...





Post-college plans
4 Words
Consulting,...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Find something you're passionate...





Why I ultimately chose my school
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Gut...