College Admissions Info

Columbia University, ‘20
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

French native; moved to the U.S in late elementary school; I am now embarking on my journey to Columbia University!
From: Great Neck , New York
Gender: Female
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Columbia
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hebrew, English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Gymnastics
Extracurricular Activities: Dance, French Club

College Application Essays

"The confines of Apartment 1C leave insufficient room for the distinct hopes of five beings but enough room for my mini notebook, through which I bear with the unforeseeable nature of life. With school mere days away, I fear letting down a mom restarting a business, a dad seeking work. Meanwhile, I have the privilege not to start but to continue learning. In the spirit of continuation, my notebook transforms from a nostalgic cure into a personal motivator as I...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
18 Words
Thoroughly researched aspects of Columbia University's resources that I knew I would commit myself to if/once accepted

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
104 Words
No matter the school, for the most part, high grades won't get you in and lower grades won't keep you out. It's about the rest of the application. Work as hard...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
34 Words
Diversity is huge. Even if you've lived in one place...