College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Oakland, CA , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 2 schools
Accepted At: Kenyon, Elon
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1300
Highest SAT: 1820
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Community Cleanup / Service
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming personal struggle
719 Words
I saw him the third day of high school as I was getting out the car. He watched me from behind a tree as I ran to English class. His pupils enlarged and he grinned as he started after me, his hairy legs wobbling side-to-side in a maniacal penguin's gait. Fangs protruded out of his mouth like some stone gargoyle turned to flesh. His speed surprised me as he closed the gap. As I reached for the door handle, I...

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
56 Words
I interviewed with Bryn Mawr, Macalester, Kenyon, Haverford, Smith, Union, Sarah Lawrence, and other schools that I...

What I’d change about my application process
47 Words
I wouldn't have spent so much money on the SAT. There are many courses...

Why I ultimately chose my school
25 Words
I chose my college because it had what...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
20 Words
Volunteer, volunteer, volunteer. I cannot recommend...

My advice about getting recommenders
15 Words
Find a teacher who knows...