College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Gender: Female
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Colgate
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1420
Highest SAT: 2020
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
624 Words
My name is Julia and I have something to say. Ideas flow as I sit in my first Junior year class ready to attack, feeling like I could take on the world. The teacher calls on a neighboring student, one who clearly demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of the material. Suddenly choked with fear, my more familiar mindset kicks in: "don't speak up, you might sound stupid," it tells me. So, time after time, I allow myself to remain silent. For...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
190 Words
Community. Colgate's diverse, close knit campus life unites students, professors and alumni to form a huge family. I thrive in small environments where I can cultivate bonds with friends and educators. While visiting the campus and speaking with friends who currently attend Colgate, I was amazed to discover how intellectually engaged students are with both the school and the Hamilton community at large. The alumni participation in Colgate's 2013 one-day fundraising campaign with over 5,600 donors, mentioned by my tour guide, really...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
261 Words
Choose two teachers or role models in your life that know you for you. Don't worry about the grade you got in their class. Chances are, if you gave the course a wholehearted effort, took advantage of outside opportunities (ie. extra help, extra credit opportunities), and demonstrated dedication to the material, they already can tell. Additionally, make sure that their subjects aren't directly overlapping - that is, choose a science teacher and social science teacher, rather than two...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
156 Words
I will be attending Colgate University, in Hamilton, NY. Colgate is a small liberal arts college located in a small town, known for its rigorous course of study and active campus life. Additionally, Colgate's active alumni network and close knit community set it apart. Being that there...