College Admissions Info

LadyDay
LadyDay
George Washington University ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Harrington Park , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: Ursinus, GWU, College of NJ, ConnCollege, Skidmore, Clark, Emerson
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1970
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1390
Highest SAT: 1970
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High School Performance

3.25
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
664 Words
“It sounded like a wounded duck!” squealed the flute player to me. “Nah, more of a dying seal,” remarked a trombone player, as he approached my chair. “No, guys, just a confused clarinet,” added a wandering percussionist with a chuckle. I had had enough. Humid Florida weather and extreme embarrassment had taken all humor out of the situation. My hair looked like a lion’s mane and I was ready to run home to New Jersey. I did my best...









Additional Essay Details:
132 Words
Though I had a lot of help with my personal statement, the task was not easy. After switching my topic three separate times, I decided on a topic that showed my ability to overcome embarrassment and failure (which is something I feel like I do often). After writing my first draft, I immediately sent it to my parents and my private college advisor, who promptly sent it back. They made me do edit after edit, draft after draft to show...



College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
65 Words
I think a major downside of my application process was how I viewed the schools I applied to: I focused...