College Admissions Info

sdrabin
sdrabin
Colgate University ‘19
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Oyster Bay Cove , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Colgate
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

29
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High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 25%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
545 Words
The crashing of waves, the flying of lines, and the salt in the air stings my face and wets my hair. A moment of silence amongst a sea of chaos overcomes our boat of 5. It's time; we are in a chase, the downwind leg. Boat against boat, skipper against skipper we edge on and on, hoping for that puff of air that will carry us to the finish line. As I crouch down, not hard to do with my 5'2...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
197 Words
I have a favorite photo of myself as a toddler, I am wearing a maroon sweater embroidered with seven white letters gifted to me by Coach Dunlap. Throughout my college visits near and far, I always compared schools to Colgate. My standards were set high, and for me there was no comparison. Whenever I return to the Chenango Valley, my excitement is visceral. Colgate is not just a school to me, it is a place I feel at home. Its...



Additional Essay Details:
18 Words
Very personal and unique to Colgate, both parents went there so my essay was tailored to my upbringing.

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
97 Words
Choose teachers, administrators, counselors, and coaches who are specialists within their field. So if you are applying to a school and are planning to major in science it would...