College Admissions Info

Gettysburg College, ‘18
BA, English, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a sophomore History/English major, Civil War Era Studies/Public History minor at Gettysburg College. I'm incredibly motivated and highly involved, with Executive positions in Her Campus at Gettysburg, the Gettysburgian student newspaper, and more.
From: Pottsville , Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Gettysburg, Dickinson
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1440
Highest SAT: 2050
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Band, Big Brother/Big Sister, Choir, Debate Club/Team, French Club, Homecoming committee, Key Club, Library Volunteer, Marching Band, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: One moment that changed you
643 Words
At the end of a school day late in my junior year, I headed to a familiar classroom. I was disappointed to see it empty, but I knew that he occasionally left early... Suddenly, I was interrupted by a classmate. “Did you hear?” “About what?” I replied. “They're talking teacher furloughs again.” She had my attention now. “Who?” I asked nervously. In a school as small as mine, your favorite teachers become your family. My heart dropped as she responded....

College Admissions Advice

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
31 Words
I met Dr. Isherwood of the Civil War Institute...