College Admissions Info

adb88bernal
Georgetown University, ‘15
BA, Political Science and Government, Economic Development, Economics, Economics and Econometrics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Senior at Georgetown University majoring in Political Economy
From: Santa Ana
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: CSUF, CSULB, Georgetown, UCLA, UC Berkeley
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Portuguese, Spanish

Test Scores

2010
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

4.32
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field, Wrestling
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
52 Words
I wrote the death of my father and how the strength my mother demonstrated helped me become the person I am today. I saw through her that anything can be overcome, there is nothing that can happen to yo u that can completely stop you from achieving what you want in life.

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
48 Words
There are definitely a wide range of activities you can do before starting college...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
128 Words
They're a lot of scholarship opportunities out there that students can take advantage of. Personally, I never really applied for outside scholarships that were not part of my university because chances are that if you receive aid from...





Why I declined other schools
98 Words
I declined other offers from top universities because I primarily looked at financial aid and majors that were offered by the university. At the time I really didn't know...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
54 Words
There are a massive amount of things to do at any university, which is awesome but...