College Admissions Info

C.Smith20
C.Smith20
Middlebury College ‘20
BS, Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Incoming Freshman at Middlebury College. I've experienced this process firsthand and would love to help anyone out to make it a little easier.
From: Cartersville, Georgia , Georgia
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UGA, U of Minnesota, Middlebury, Alabama
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

34
ACT
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.97
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

Extracurricular Activities: 4-H, Athletics Organization, Beta Club, Community Cleanup / Service, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, National Honor Society, School Band
How Spent Summers:
Work:

College Application Essays

Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. Everyone knows the old saying “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice; Practice; Practice!” Never in a million years did I imagine that would ever be true for me. Maybe it was some arbitrary alignment of the cosmos, or maybe it was a choice. Choices as simple...











College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
90 Words
I received significant scholarships to other schools, including the Universities of Alabama, Georgia and Minnesota, but I chose Middlebury. I cannot stress enough how important it is...





How I chose schools to apply to
151 Words
After I decided I wanted to go to a liberal arts college, I had about ten schools on my list. The first way I narrowed them down was by rote memorization. I looked over the list and then tried to recall it from memory. Those...





How to increase chances at my school
75 Words
Middlebury doesn't get a lot of applicants each year, but the vast majority are highly qualified. In order to increase your chances, try...





Post-college plans
39 Words
My plan after undergrad is to continue on to Medical School -...





My advice about getting recommenders
50 Words
Make sure you begin cultivating relationships with potential recommenders as early as Freshman year. It...