College Admissions Info

acacia.ackles
George Washington University ‘18
BS, Physics, Biological and Physical Sciences

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Student at GWU majoring in biophysics.
From: Tempe
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: George Mason, GWU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2200
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
SAT Prep:
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High School Performance

3.83
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
552 Words
Airports for most people are the physical embodiment of stress. For me, however, that moment lasts only as long as the walk from the car up to security. The moment I leave one parent behind to embark on what is usually a cross-country flight towards the other, the nervousness subsides and gives way to ease of mind. Judging by the faces of my fellow travelers, most of the people around me feel like horses being led to the glue factory....









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
448 Words
What first excited me about GW was its location. I have been to D.C. once before, for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s “Rally to Restore Sanity”. Although I was there for what seemed like a joke of a gathering, it still felt powerful and weighty just by virtue of being in the nation’s capital. And at its heart, it still was; it was a gathering of people for something they believed in, even if they had their...







College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
9 Words
Attend the optional...