College Admissions Info

University of Pittsburgh, ‘17
BS, Computer Science, Anthropology and Archaeology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

I am a nerd who is an athlete, a girl who loves computer science, an old soul in a young body, and basically a conundrum wrapped in an enigma! If you have many interests, good for you!
From: Reading , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Pitt
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
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High School Performance

Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Church, Math Team
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming a health obstacle
775 Words
On March 5, 2011, my dad and I were rear-ended while driving to a tennis tournament. We were fortunate that the accident was small, and resulted in limited damage to the car. Two days later I endured a pounding headache during the school day and that night began vomiting and experiencing severe dizzy spells and black outs that caused me to stumble and fall to the ground. As a trained athlete, I almost never before lost my balance unexpectedly and fallen, so...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
81 Words
Do not just look at rankings! Rankings that list the "best" schools do not mean they are the best for your education. If your...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
33 Words
Varsity Tennis, Student Athlete Advisory Council, Student Alumni Association Board...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
31 Words
If you plan to play a sport, recruiting and...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
19 Words
Pitt has an amazing community culture...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
159 Words
Pitt is big on community. I have never experienced a set of students and alumni who feel so connected to their school. I have never met an alum who had something bad to say about their experience at Pitt. No place will be absolutely perfect, but the fact...