College Admissions Info

Bowdoin College, ‘18
BA, English, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Boise , Idaho
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Native American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Bowdoin, ConnCollege, Macalester, Skidmore, Vassar
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team
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College Application Essays

“This is something people need to hear,” my coach told me. “You need to give this speech.” I certainly agreed on principle, but at the time, I wasn’t sure I had the skill to do my topic justice. It was the early winter of my freshman year, and I had been spending the previous several months researching America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for a debate case. As I pored through statistics and government reports, I was struck...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
26 Words
Start early, particularly if you plan to complete...

My favorite course thus far, and why
99 Words
I was lucky enough to get a space in Bowdoin's first World Science Fiction course. I'm not knocking Joyce or Austen or Dickens or any other members of the Western...