College Admissions Info

WriterLex
WriterLex
Kenyon College, ‘17
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I currently attend Kenyon College, where I am pursuing an English Major with an emphasis in Creative Writing as well as a double minor in Music and Math. I am the co-editor for Her Campus Kenyon. I love to write, ballroom dance, and sing!
From: St. Louis , Missouri
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Kenyon, Rochester, Bryn Mawr, Wellesley, Occidental, Pomona, CU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.85
GPA
Top 5%
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: Dance, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Choir
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

I am perched on the corner of a couch in front of the TV, excited to watch a new Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast. I have already identified my favorite character, the princess who has the same long brown hair as I. She visits the library to borrow her favorite book for the third time. I wonder how someone could want to read a book twice, never mind three times. When she exits the library, she is already engrossed...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
502 Words
For this essay, I was asked to describe where I am from. Here is my response: I am from Alexis. Although I choose to go by a nickname, I still hold onto the meaning of my given name: helper of mankind. Since a young age I have strived to embody the spirit of my name. Over the years, this has taken many forms, including volunteering at my church, participating in Habitat for Humanity, and leading a community service group at...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
452 Words
For this essay, I was asked to imagine a journey I would like to take. Here is my response: Picture this: three girls, a jar of Nutella, a list of places to which to go, and no idea of how the journey will unfold. It will not be an easy adventure—there will be highs and lows, peace and uncertainty, excitement and frustration. Nothing will be set in stone. I cannot imagine anything more thrilling. A few years ago, my...







College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
91 Words
The best class I've taken at Kenyon is History of the Book. I signed up for the class only mildly interested--it fulfills a requirement for my major,...





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





Why I ultimately chose my school
39 Words
I chose Kenyon because it felt like home. As cliche as it...