College Admissions Info

Georgetown University, ‘20
BA, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A hard worker that is living the dream.
From: DeSoto , Texas
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: UT Austin, Texas Christian, Texas A&M, Richmond, Pepperdine
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1160
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Marching Band, National Honor Society, School Band, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

554 Words
I was drowsy and in bed watching the quiet television. It was a Saturday night around one a.m., and my granny said, “Come down here with me.” She was sleeping on a brown mattress on the carpeted floor next to me because she had recently fallen out of bed. Earlier that week she was having hallucinations, signs that we thought were pointing toward Alzheimer’s disease. I knew she was scared, so I got out of my bed and...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
605 Words
When I was a junior in high school, I took a macroeconomics course at my local community college. I had already thought about majoring in economics because my calculus teacher had recommended it based on my critical thinking skills and my love for math. When I was admitted to the class, I was excited and I started to read the first chapter of my book right away. Even when I struggled with the class, I enjoyed participating and learning more...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
25 Words
I would have spent more time researching colleges....

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
29 Words
Heavily research the school. Find things that you like....

My advice about getting recommenders
31 Words
A teacher that knows you well. If you don't...

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
63 Words
I was wait listed from two of my schools and deferred from another one. I just sent in updated...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
59 Words
During your high school years always try to be productive. Find internships and summer programs that can stock...

Why I ultimately chose my school
79 Words
I was down to 3 schools; University of Texas at Austin, University of Richmond and Georgetown University. I am a business major. However, I did...

What I like about my school’s location and culture (Georgetown)
57 Words
I kind of like the bubble that exist here. Georgetown is like it's own city within a...