College Admissions Info

katesb2019
katesb2019
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, ‘19
BA, English, Creative Writing, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a first-year student in Rutgers NB's School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program with a 4.0 GPA!
From: Eatontown , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Rutgers, Sarah Lawrence, Emerson, College of NJ, NYU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1940
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1940
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

3.50
GPA
High School Type: Magnet
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Church, School Choir
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Work:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

"... I was born with an unusual feature: on my right hand, where fingers usually are, I have pens instead. The tips are made of keratin and the casings are skin and bone rather than plastic. The ink is mixed from my imagination and the well takes the place of my heart. If I don't use my pens, and let them gather dust and the ink dry up, the pain is excruciating, and I fear it. So, I'm always writing- stories,...



College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Greek life,...





My favorite course thus far, and why
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Expository Writing, Intro...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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You're only as...





What I’d change about my application process
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I'd try to...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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Sarah Lawrence College,...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Summer sports practices, jobs, volunteerism, or some sort of...





What set me apart from other applicants
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My grades, my...





Why I declined other schools
18 Words
Didn't like the location, too...





Post-college plans
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Moving to England for a year and...





Why I ultimately chose my school
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Amazing location, great academic...





How to increase chances at my school
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Focus on grades and extracurriculars in high...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Studying ( have to keep a 3.5 to stay...