College Admissions Info

George Washington University, ‘21
BA, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

GW freshman that's kinda just winging it as she goes.
From: Springfield , New Jersey
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Rutgers, U San Fran, Fordham
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Hospital Volunteer, Math Team, Multicultural / International Club, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer, Science Club/Team, Tutoring/Mentoring

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for GWU, Rutgers, U San Fran, Fordham, BU, Northeastern, NYU, USC, UCLA: Childhood memory, Creative personal story, Story central to identity, Summer experience
653 Words
As a little girl, my dad would take me to our favorite coffee shop where we would order hot chocolate and sit near the window to people-watch. We made a game out of it, trying to guess a person’s story by the expression on his or her face or the way he or she carried himself/herself. A man with a crease between his eyebrows while looking down at his phone with a briefcase in hand probably received bad...

Supplemental Essay for NYU: “Why us” school essay
297 Words
I knew I was a goner from the very first moment I stepped foot on the NYU campus. As a young girl, I admired NYU from afar with a schoolgirl’s crush. I used to stare awestruck at the tall, sophisticated buildings and vivid violet banners. As I grew older, however, my puppy love evolved into a much deeper connection. I saw the diversity of the student population, a fusion of intellect and talent, and the eagerness with which professors...

Supplemental Essay for GWU: “Why us” school essay
243 Words
They say that in order to reach your highest potential, you should surround yourself with people who will lift you higher which is why I believe that GW is the perfect fit for me. GW has the ideal environment for me to begin the next chapter of my life, as both its location and community create the quintessential atmosphere for me to grow into a more inspired, connected and involved young woman. With a campus in the heart of our...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
22 Words
I applied to 9 schools and only got...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
16 Words
Definitely try to do something...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
42 Words
A lot of people tend to ignore the scholarship opportunities that the guidance...

Why I ultimately chose my school (GWU)
55 Words
Though GW wasn't my first choice, the location and the resources are what motivated me to choose...