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sarahkat
sarahkat
Stetson University ‘18
BA, Political Science and Government, African Studies, Anthropology and Archaeology, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I go to Stetson. I received over $100,000 in offered scholarship money from the schools I applied to
From: DeLand , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Stetson, Miami, Furman, Wofford, Elon, NCF, FSU, Rollins
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

2010
SAT
31
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

4.10
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High School Type: Religious
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Rowing (Crew)
Extracurricular Activities: School theater/plays, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Homecoming committee, Younglife (Christian)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
585 Words
This was the audition that I had been preparing for my entire life. All of the shows I had ever done came down to the moment when I stood onstage in front of the director of that summer’s musical, “Hairspray”. This was my best shot at breaking into show business. The director had been on Broadway at one point, and if you starred in one of his shows, you were all but guaranteed to become famous one day. When...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
276 Words
Growing up, there is no way to avoid the question, “What are you going to be when you grow up?” Of course, most children have no idea what they actually want to be, but they still answer confidently. “I want to be a teacher!” or maybe “I want to be a spy!” or, for me the answer was “I want to be a doctor.” The summer after my freshman year of high school, long after people stopped asking that question,...





Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
510 Words
On September 11, 2001, I was sitting in my kindergarten classroom, when my mother came to pick me up early from school. Her face was white with fear as I collected my books and left the classroom with her. “What’s wrong, Mommy?” I asked. The mournful silence was palpable on the ride home. It wasn’t until we were in our driveway that she told me what was wrong. “Some very bad men blew up buildings in New York City and...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
441 Words
I was formed by my mother’s smile and my father’s laugh and the smell of my grandmother’s kitchen as she bakes my birthday cake each year. I made myself out of the gleam in a child’s eyes when I teach him a new word, the glimmer of hope in a homeless person when I give her shoes, and the surprised look of a prison guard because I was the youngest person to ever organize a book...







Additional Essay Details:
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Make sure your essays come from a genuine place, but show them to a tutor or your English teacher.

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
3 Words
Eclectic,...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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Stetson is...





Why I ultimately chose my school
36 Words
Graduate schools are more interested as you as a student than...





Why I declined other schools
34 Words
Stetson offered me the most scholarship money, and student loans...





Post-college plans
43 Words
I plan to go to a great graduate school and get a Masters...