College Admissions Info

Vanderbilt University, ‘18
BA, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Lithia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Vanderbilt, Florida, UCF, FSU, UNC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2270
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Other Religious Affiliation, National Honor Society

College Application Essays

I grew up surrounded by books. Reading has always been a central part of my life, and from the age of 4 I read everything I could get my hands on. Some of my earliest memories are of going to the public library, pulling my rolling suitcase because I couldn’t carry all of the books that I wanted to take home. To this day, my family never makes a library trip without bringing several large grocery bags. My experiences with...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
259 Words
For the past four years, I have been a member of the Sea Scouts, a coed branch of the Boy Scouts of America focused on sailing and seamanship. My Ship (our units are called "Ships" rather than "Troops") is especially interested in the competitive side of sailing, and we have raced in everything from local, Tampa Bay competitions to the J/22 World Championship, an international regatta. We also schedule sailing trips throughout the year, usually several weekend cruises and a...

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