College Admissions Info

College of William and Mary, ‘20
BA, Undecided

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

1 part afro, 1 part junk food, 2 parts Netflix binge
From: Colorado Springs , Colorado
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: Pitt, Penn State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Key Club
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Up until this point, I have lived my life with Anger in my heart. He sits like a stone in my chest, pulling me down with his weight. He makes me dislike those who cross my path and hate those who look my way. He makes me see the worst in the people who try to see the best in me. These people who have done me no wrong – you can thank Anger – I turn away from in unwarranted disgust....

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
148 Words
I looked on the school websites themselves and read about their programs, clubs, and residence-life. I started by making sure they had diverse and interesting major/minors. Since I was undecided I wanted to make sure I had plenty of options in choosing a...

My advice about getting recommenders
77 Words
DO NOT WAIT TO ASK FOR RECOMMENDATIONS. This is the case for any recommendation, for anything - but especially for college! Teachers are...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
85 Words
They walk you like farm animals during orientation. Legit, you will walk many miles within the day (I walked at least three or four miles each...

What I’d change about my application process
73 Words
I would not have applied to so many schools. I ended up applying to five schools out of the fear that I...

What set me apart from other applicants
110 Words
This sounds cliche, but I am 100% positive that I got into my school because I had a bomb essay. It was dope. I wrote a personal letter to myself, which I adapted from...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!) (William & Mary)
240 Words
TRIBE: The sense of community here is hammered into you during orientation. We aren't one big happy family, where everybody is kind and wonderful, obviously - no place is perfect, there are some rude people here too. That said, the sense of tribe/community is stronger here than in other places I've seen or heard about. Students here are nicer, in general, and more willing to interact with strangers. OPINIONATED: People here...

My favorite course thus far, and why (William & Mary)
67 Words
My favorite course, so far, is called Sympathy for the Devil. It is a course that tracks the development of...