College Admissions Info

TaraV
TaraV
Georgetown University, ‘18
BS, Biology and Biological Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Leandro , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: UC Berkeley, UCSD, UC Davis, LMU, U of Portland, Indiana, SU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2130
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1480
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Softball
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team

College Application Essays

Every year in elementary school, I dreaded my birthday. Someone would ask my age, and my answer would inevitably trigger responses such as, “You’re ten in the third grade! Are you stupid?” Too embarrassed to ever answer honestly, I would talk in circles around the questions, refusing to let anyone know the truth. The truth is, I was diagnosed with anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder after a seemingly innocent event left me traumatized at age four. To an adult...



Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
54 Words
For Georgetown and most of my other schools, I wrote my supplemental essay about my relationship with my grandfather and work tutoring students with learning disabilities. Both of which, I tied into why I want to become a doctor capable of saving other people and continuing to use what I've learned to help others.

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