College Admissions Info

Trinity College, ‘17
BA, Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a junior at Trinity College who has experience working as a college admissions mentor.
From: Syracuse , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Accepted At: Trinity, SBC, Syracuse, W&L U, SUNY Oneonta, MBC, SCAD
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese, French

Test Scores

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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Conservancy Volunteer, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Homecoming committee, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

My father pronounces the word “Texas” with such a strong Vietnamese accent that the word comes out to sound like “Teskask.” It was my father’s pronunciation of the state that he used to reside in that made me more serious about my education. When I was in third grade, despite my Dad’s physical disability (and his lack of command in English), Workers’ Compensation still insisted that he find work. One day coming home from school, I overheard a...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
176 Words
After reading President George H.W. Bush's "Point of Light" message, where he emphasized the importance of community service to all aspects of society, I became more motivated to be a "Point of Light," within the sky, a passionate and respected community service leader within my community. As a genealogical researcher and database indexer, I not only help people from all around the world fill in that empty spot on their family tree, I also aid professional genealogists and historians...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
121 Words
Most students use their academic experiences to obtain their desired job or internship, but I use my academic experiences, both successes and struggles, to become a listener, supporter, and mentor to rising high school seniors from impoverished backgrounds. Being the co-leader and mentor for The Collegiate Blog has been the most worthwhile experience in my life since it not only allows me to apply my knowledge of applying to colleges as a first-generation student but also embrace myself and other...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
78 Words
Entrepreneurial - You won't imagine how students have DJ businesses, developed their apps, and started their own start-ups - many of them coming...