College Admissions Info

Scripps College, ‘18
BA, Biology, Public Health, Public Policy Analysis

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a freshman at Scripps College, one of the five Claremont Colleges in Southern California.
From: Danville , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Haverford, Occidental, Scripps, Tufts
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: American Red Cross, Community Cleanup / Service, Help Save Our Environment, Homecoming committee, Odyssey of the Mind, Student Council / Government, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Family member’s disability
666 Words
Everyone has a bit of Peter Pan in them. No one wants to grow too old to Trick or Treat, hang from the monkey bars at the playground, or buy meals from the Kids’ Menu. Adults always reminisce about the “good old days,” back when they were still children with no worries in life. Whether it is through a series of gradual steps or all at once, we all go through that transition some time in our lives. For me,...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
487 Words
I have been interested in health and nutrition since seventh grade, when after six months of testing, I deduced that my reoccurring vertigo and migraines stemmed from a sensitivity to certain preservatives. Over the years I have become fascinated by the correlation between what I consume and how it affects me. When I came across the concept of genetically modified organisms, or GMO’s, I immediately began to question their impact. I was inspired to take a stand against genetically...

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
97 Words
I created a documentary for a class that ended after the application deadlines for some of my schools. I was proud of the final product of my documentary, and...