College Admissions Info

George Washington University, ‘17
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Sophomore at George Washington University in Washington, DC.
From: Hackettstown , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Other Family Member
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 12 schools
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2190
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Religious
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team
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College Application Essays

Douglass Adams wrote in Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, “… the way in which the person you love moves their head, the way their hair follows that movement, the curve described by the dying fall of the last chord of a piece of music — all these things can be described by the complex flow of numbers”. In his Unweaving The Rainbow, Richard Dawkins describes how Isaac Newton’s explanation of rainbows allows us to appreciate them far more than we...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
390 Words
I am drawn to that unique position of GW that allows it to be both a sectioned-off college campus and a functioning piece of the rest of society. The way in which the campus is built into the city beautifully mirrors the way in which the school’s atmosphere is connected to the larger world. GW’s is most certainly not an apathetic campus, especially when it comes to politics; I love that! But at the same time, it holds...

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
19 Words
Followed up hard after the waitlist. ...