College Admissions Info

Georgetown University, ‘14
BA, Language Studies and Linguistics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Georgetown University Alumni COL'2014
From: Lorton , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: VA Tech, UVA, Georgetown
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: High at first but got worse
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Math Team
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

My homeland stretched out before me like a book comes to life, the endless secrets that it held for me and only me. As I trekked through the winding roads of Saigon, the sounds of the city bursting to life rose in my ears like a forgotten childhood song. Motorcycles and mopeds whizzing by, a shopkeeper setting up early in the morning, the clicking of chopsticks at an outdoor Pho restaurant, I had stepped out of my world and into...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
13 Words
Interest in specific academic program of the school. My interest was in languages.

Additional Essay Details:
549 Words
I stood in the heart of Tokyo. The hustle and bustle of the big city, the blinking lights and singing sirens, the tossing of the crowd that seemed to know exactly where it was going: everything about it was absolutely breathtaking. Japan was at my calling. I could take a train down to Nagasaki just to eat some Ramen, or a ferry to Okinawa for an autumn festival, or a hike up to Akita for a steaming spring bath. The...

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
105 Words
Georgetown University is set in the heart of Washington, DC but still retains a college campus feel. Any part of the city is easily accessible via public transportation and lends to exploration...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
1 Words

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
68 Words
Be yourself and be honest. Try to let your true self shine through. You are interesting, you have worked hard,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
19 Words
Private schools will have need-based scholarships...

How I chose schools to apply to
49 Words
I looked at the schools in my area (public in-state) that had the majors I...

My advice about getting recommenders
35 Words
My AP Calculus teacher and AP Chemistry teacher wrote my recommendation...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
41 Words
Do something that you're really interested in. Volunteer or intern. Build something,...

What I’d change about my application process
32 Words
I would like to have taken the time to visit...

Why I ultimately chose my school
32 Words
The atmosphere/setting of the school was the most ideal...