College Admissions Info

Carnegie Mellon University, ‘12
BS, Public Policy Analysis

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Queens , New York
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1480
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Student Activities Committee, Student Council / Government, Community Cleanup / Service

College Application Essays

815 Words
1 I was born into a silent world. Beginning at a small hospital in Benin, West Africa my nine-year old mother sat in the waiting room as she caught glimpses of her older brother, in the operating room. The image of him strapped onto a medical bench, unconscious from anesthesia made it difficult for my mother to bear. Minutes later, the doctor returned for her. As she screamed and hollered, doctors dragged her into the room and strapped her down into...

Supplemental Essay for CMU: Other
124 Words
grew more exasperated that so many outrages occurred in the world without serious coverage by major American news organizations. Having helped educate many of my peers about genocide in Darfur and its economic, political and moral costs for Americans and the international community, I am eager to learn even more about not just global crises, but national problems that also rarely make the nightly news. I am more committed than ever to researching and understanding social issues both in school...

College Admissions Advice

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