College Admissions Info

taylorwilson
Bates College ‘19
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Southerner who would rather spend her winters in Maine
From: Raleigh , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Bates, Northeastern, SMU, BC, Stonehill, Holy Cross, Assumption
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

33
ACT
Highest ACT:
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ACT Prep:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Equestrian
Extracurricular Activities: Equestrian, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Activities Committee
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
633 Words
I turned the last page and tried to avoid reading the final words of the novel. The yellowing pages of a well loved library book, wrinkled and torn with use from hundreds of kids at Pioneer Middle School sat on my lap. I looked at the dark cover, faded and tearing under the plastic covering from years of use and eager readers.The title appeared in scratchy lettering across the center of the cover. I sat on the soft carpeted...









College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
22 Words
Start your applications early. It will help...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
56 Words
I interviewed for Duke and Brown. I loved my interviewer for Brown and we had a great...





Why I ultimately chose my school
60 Words
Visiting colleges after I was accepted really helped me, as I could imagine myself going there without first...





How I chose schools to apply to
61 Words
I wish I had given more thought to the school I would work best at. I knew I...





How to increase chances at my school
61 Words
Visit college fairs and talk to your representative for your region. Some private schools might even have their...