College Admissions Info

Tulane University, ‘19
BBA, Marketing, Finance

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Tulane Sophomore
From: Orange County , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Tulane, Pepperdine, SMU, Santa Clara, UC Davis, LSU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Church, Church, Disaster relief, Green Club, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Lying motionless, my body tensed up as I could hear the careful, yet quick unwrapping of needles. A sweet older Chinese woman in a physician's coat methodically shuffled through the dim room. The supposedly soothing oriental music of bamboo flutes and wind-like percussion only heightened my pulse. An uneasy rush of panic engulfed my body. "Don't worry; you won't feel a thing," Dr. Lily offered. "One, two, three." "Okay. I'm ready," I responded while shaking. "Natalie, the needle's already in!" ...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
666 Words
A vast array of color flew over my head as jazz bands playing beautiful brass instruments whirled by. I marveled at the stately antebellum homes and the Spanish moss in the massive oak trees that seemed to sway with the music. Amidst the vivacious energy that filled the streets, the floats continued to dance a few feet away from me. Differing from the previous day’s Canal Street parade, I was amazed by how even with such a lively world-renowned...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
258 Words
I have always heard great things about SMU—my mom’s best friend met her husband at the Dedman School of Law—so I was ecstatic for our visit this past summer. The like-minded and welcoming students, many of whom I could picture myself befriending and boulevarding with, exuded an infectious Mustang pride. SMU affords everything that I desire in a school: an ideal size with all the opportunities of a larger school and an intimate community feel, an expansive...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
291 Words
Listening to a Club leader talk at lunch one school day, I felt an overwhelming urge to cry. Despite a profusion of emotions, I sensed a comforting warmness that seemed to embrace my body. I finally understood what my youth pastors had been talking about for years—God was talking directly to me through this senior girl. As she spoke, I heard Him telling me to trust in His plan that everything would work out for the best. I had...

Additional Essay Details:
73 Words
Prompt for Essay 3: As a Christian university, Pepperdine expresses its Christian principles through all aspects of academic life and administrative policy. The university affirms that truth, having nothing to fear from investigation, should be pursued relentlessly in every discipline. Students, faculty, and staff members of all faith traditions are welcome to become part of the Pepperdine University community. Please tell us a little bit about how faith has influenced your life. (50-300 words)

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
10 Words
Make sure to...

My advice about getting recommenders
15 Words
Get someone who can complement...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
24 Words
Research a specific activity/opportunity available at...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
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Do not talk about anything...

How to increase chances at my school
13 Words
Reach out to your...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
7 Words
Business Organizations,...

My favorite course thus far, and why
10 Words
International Relations with...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
34 Words
Different type of party school. There is very much a...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
9 Words
Yes and to...

What set me apart from other applicants
7 Words
my internship...