College Admissions Info

Kal17
Dickinson College, ‘17
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Junior at Dickinson College studying Sociology and Education. I have a lot of experience helping high school juniors and seniors with the college process, so please feel free to ask me any questions you have!
From: Harlem , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Dickinson, Ursinus
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

3
SAT
Highest SAT: 3
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.90
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Black Student Union, Tutoring/Mentoring, Yearbook
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College Application Essays

512 Words
As I walk down the street of my community, I hear cop cars chasing the neighborhood boys on their illegal dirt bikes, I see homeless people begging for something to eat, and I feel the anxiety that comes with living in a gang affiliated area. Yet, I also hear children laughing as they run up and down the block, I see people going out of their way to feed the poor, and I feel the community’s joy of just...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
45 Words
The question was "why do you think Dickinson is the school for you?" For this question, I talked about my passion for foreign languages and how Dickinson has a strong foreign language program that will help me pursue my passion to learn a new language.

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
49 Words
Dickinson looks for students who are open-minded and are willing to think critically about a...





My advice about getting recommenders
125 Words
Building relationships with teachers and administers in high school are very important! it is important to build appropriate relationships with teachers outside of the classroom, so they can speak about you on a personal, as well as academic,...





What set me apart from other applicants
99 Words
One thing that set me apart from other applicants was my personal statement. I talked about my experience as a Jewish girl who went to a Christian School. This is...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
71 Words
I did take out loans. I say if you really have to, then do it! Speak to your parents, guidance counselors,...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
27 Words
My school is really in the middle of...