College Admissions Info

jjbooth
Hamilton College, ‘19
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Greenwich , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Hamilton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2140
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2140
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey , Softball, Hockey
How Spent Summers:
Work:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
663 Words
I got the idea from a teenage-angsty blogger website, tumblr. I grabbed the almost empty glass salsa jar from my fridge, finished it off and washed it out. I painted it blue and used scotch tape to attach a white slice of paper that read “Dream Jar” in bold blue letters. Inside the blue salsa jar, I put tiny pieces of paper folded three times, each with a dream or goal. My dream jar is different from a dream catcher...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
216 Words
I grew up going to the Adirondacks on long weekends in the summer and winter and it is still somewhere I feel incredibly at home. While looking on the Hamilton website this summer, I came across a link for the semester in the Adirondacks starting in 2015. Taking a semester to travel has always interested me, but I am not a language person and not a fan of being far from home; studying internationally would be a challenge for me. Finding...





College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
52 Words
I only interviewed at Hamilton, with a woman who graduated a while ago and now lives...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
35 Words
I play varsity field hockey and Hamilton and absolutely love it....





What I like about my school’s location and culture
62 Words
My school is in a tiny town in upstate New York, however it is set apart from the town...





My favorite course thus far, and why
54 Words
American Religious Studies is a course that I took on a whim because I did not...