College Admissions Info

karinamartinez
karinamartinez
New York University ‘21
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

obsessed with dogs and musicals
From: Miami , Florida
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: SJC, UVM, Tulane, Susquehanna, Goucher, Holy Cross
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

1360
SAT
31
ACT
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High School Performance

4.50
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Film, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for NYU, SJC, UVM, Tulane, Susquehanna, Goucher, Holy Cross, Wesleyan, Skidmore, Miami, Middlebury: Career aspirations, Childhood memory, Interest in fine arts
659 Words
I have had many experiences that have shaped who I am today. From being born in Russia and adopted by Mexican-American parents to having developmental delays and working hard to overcome them in order to achieve a GPA of close to 4.0, my past has molded me. What is unique about me is my path to knowledge. Growing up, the things I enjoyed most were often intangible; stories, ideas, and characters drew me into the most enthralling worlds and experiences. From...









Supplemental Essay for NYU: “Why us” school essay
403 Words
Working as the editor of my school’s newspaper, I discovered my passion for taking an author’s work from an initial draft to a tailored message able to effectively reach target audiences. In the future, I dream of being at the forefront of these messages through a career in publishing, and this aspiration led me to NYU. In order to best prepare for my future career in mass media, I want to learn about the world around me through...







Supplemental Essay for Tulane: “Why us” school essay
594 Words
From illuminated manuscripts to touchscreen displays, the evolution of literature – not only in subject matter, but also in format – is fascinating to me. Whether in the form of well-worn pages or e-books, the written word has shaped societies around the world throughout history. I have always loved to read, but taking an Editing and Publishing course at Yale’s Explo program, and serving as the Editor of my school’s newspaper, sparked my fascination for the skills employed to take...









Supplemental Essay for SJC: “Why us” school essay
810 Words
From illuminated manuscripts to touchscreen displays, the evolution of literature – not only in subject matter but also in format – is fascinating to me. Whether in the form of well-worn pages or e-books, the written word has shaped societies around the world throughout history. I have always loved to read, but taking an Editing and Publishing course at Yale’s Explo program, and serving as the Editor-in-Chief of my school’s newspaper, sparked my fascination for the skills employed to take...











College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
231 Words
I applied to 20 colleges. There is no reason for anybody to do that; it's really not necessary. You should apply to maximum 10 schools. I told myself that I would do that, I never once thought I would apply to twenty schools but it ended up happening because I got worried and paranoid. I thought my original list was full of reach schools (and I was partially right) and started...





My advice about getting recommenders
116 Words
I'm sure you'll here this from everybody but ask for letters from people who know you. Make sure that you have a good relationship with your recommenders. It's always best to ask for letters from...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
88 Words
I did use a private admissions counselor. She helped me find other schools I might be interested in based on the few schools I told her...