College Admissions Info

Zach77
Zach77
Georgetown University ‘16
BS, Economics and Econometrics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a Junior in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown. I major in International Political Economy, work at the Federal Reserve Board, and will be going into finance this summer, doing public sector banking for Citibank!
From: Los Angeles , California
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Georgetown, Princeton, Middlebury, Emory
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

33
ACT
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Debate Club/Team, French Club, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer, School Jazz / Orchestra
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College Application Essays

557 Words
Recently, I lost my faith in humanity. July 4th, 2011: Venice Beach was busy, boardwalk full of red-white-and blue-clad spectators, breeze blowing against my face as I pedaled down the bike path. Things couldn’t have been much better, until the universe decided to prove me wrong. A woman on a bike swerved into me, throwing me violently to the concrete. Unfortunately, I fell into the other lane and was hit by an oncoming cyclist as I cringed upon the ground....









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
500 Words
As news headlines across the globe have made clear, over the past few decades Africa has been ravaged by a dangerous trifecta of tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV/AIDS. What the headlines have not made clear, however, is the real reason why we have not dealt with these crises. The media has pushed the public to believe that the problem is a lack of funding for medical programs and Non-Governmental Organizations. Unfortunately, few have stopped to question whether the corporate recipients...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
737 Words
Georgetown Walsh School of Foreign Service Admissions Essay: Briefly discuss a current global issue, indicating why you consider it important and what you suggest should be done to deal with it. (Limit: About 1 page) As news headlines across the globe have made clear, over the past few decades Africa has been ravaged by a dangerous trifecta of tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV/AIDS. What the headlines have not made clear, however, is the real reason why we have not dealt with...











College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
19 Words
Only send something if it is...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
13 Words
I used an essay...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
62 Words
All of my interviews went incredibly well. The best way to nail your interview is to simply be you,...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
17 Words
Use resources on the web,...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
26 Words
Instead of choosing many activities, pick one or...





Post-college plans
23 Words
I plan on going to Wall Street,...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
19 Words
Get an internship! Cold call places...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
72 Words
Personally, I love Georgetown. You cannot beat its location in DC and the opportunities that provides. I have gotten to work with...





Why I declined other schools
36 Words
I ultimately declined Princeton for Georgetown because in terms of academics,...