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rachel95
rachel95
Georgetown University ‘17
BS, International Relations and National Security Studies, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a sophomore in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown, advancing myself towards a dynamic career or graduate school
From: Manhattan Beach
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Georgetown, William & Mary, Lafayette, Emory, Richmond, McGill, Bard
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2010
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

3.86
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, School Choir, School theater/plays, 4-H, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

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...









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...









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...







Additional Essay Details:
38 Words
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