rachel95
rachel95,
Georgetown ‘17
B.S., International Relations and National Security Studies, , International Studies
I am a sophomore in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown, advancing myself towards a dynamic career or graduate school
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Schools
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Advice
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ECs
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Sports

Background

Hometown Manhattan Beach
GenderFemale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision, Transfer
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
  • McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
  • Middlebury College (Middlebury, VT)
  • Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA)
  • Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.S. in International Relations and National Security Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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I wanted nothing more than to fill my mother’s shoes. I wanted to have her soothing voice and magic ways. She was my idol. As a sixth grader, I decided to see if I could use some of my days off to go to work with her. I was so excited to have real responsibility. Instead of hanging with friends, I did menial tasks and observed her 3rd grade classroom. I took in her every word and gesture. Teaching...
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Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
520 Words
My passions aren’t defined by any one hobby or activity, but rather by the ideas that unite them all: a dedication to empowering other people. I subscribe to the philosophy of serving communities through encouraging personal initiative at every age, something I have implemented by sharing my love for local involvement with elementary school children. Georgetown’s educational and spiritual values resonate deeply with me, and will provide a bridge between my own beliefs and the life I wish...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
508 Words
It’s that day again. Every year, over and over again, I have been told not to think of it as an audition, but an "evaluation". Wishful thinking. I always walk into that room feeling claustrophobic, and it's all I can do to open my mouth. The singing itself is far from the problem. Watch me do one of my favorite pieces, for example Bach’s Magnificat, and you'll know immediately that I couldn’t love it more. With my...
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Additional Essay Details
38 Words
I had multiple versions of what you could call the "main" Common App essay. Don't waste your time - tweak refine versions of your essays to make them fit multiple prompts! Just make sure your message isn't lost.
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.86
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Low one semester/year

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2010
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1410
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
Other Standardized Tests

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details7 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesMarching Band, School Choir, School Theater/Plays, 4-H, Community Cleanup / Service
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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