College Admissions Info

Bryn Mawr College, ‘13
BA, Anthropology and Archaeology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

Current Grad Student/Freelance writer
From: Lynn
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Parent, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: BU, Northeastern, BC, Bryn Mawr, Cornell, Amherst, Holy Cross, UMass
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Haitian Creole, Mandarin, French

Test Scores

None Reported

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
526 Words
When I was younger I used art as a way to express myself emotionally. My eighth grade teacher encouraged me to stay after school to paint, and allowed me to borrow her materials whenever necessary. I often drew faces of people I never met before. They were always sad. I enjoyed receiving feedback about my painting and my drawing skills. My teacher asked to hang the last portrait I painted in her office. Everyday, when parents visit, she explains the...

Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
567 Words
β€œYou must be the change you wish to see in the world.” (Mahatma Gandhi) La Verdad, the Spanish translation for β€œThe Truth,” is a substance prevention program at Girls Incorporated of Lynn. Five other teens and I form creative and interactive ways of informing youth about substance abuse prevention. All of our workshops are based on refusal skills, stress management, tobacco and alcohol awareness, self-esteem, and other topics. In the past year, we put up a billboard (to promote the β€...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
109 Words
In High School looking around area for anything I'd be interested in by contacting local businesses for internship opportunities, looking online, etc. Virtual opportunities are available more through,, among...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
41 Words
I applied to over 100 scholarships and most I found online through scholarship...

Post-college plans
106 Words
While you're in college make sure you do extra-curricular activities and take advantage of your summers so that post-college plans are easier to pursue. If you have good internship experience then you're...