angelica_l
angelica_l,
Columbia ‘20
B.A., English
As a freshman in Columbia, I'm interested in gardening, journalism, art history, and sustainable development.
Features Included
2
Essays
1
Schools
8
Scores
5
Advice
2
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Jacksonville, Florida
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Columbia University (New York, NY)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Personal Statement
35 Words
Creative personal story
For my essay, I used a framework to define different moments in my life. I discussed how my interest in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator affected my interactions with others and how I perceived the world.
Read more...
Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
33 Words
For my "Why Us" school essays, I researched courses offered by the school and extracurricular activities I would participate in. I then discussed how those opportunities interested me and would further my goals.
Read more...

School Specific Advice

More Essays

These essays haven't been tagged by school. Click school logos above to see tagged essays.

General Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
55 Words
It sometimes feels like Columbia serves as a pipeline to financial consulting; whenever I go to the...
Read more...
What set me apart from other applicants
94 Words
The combination of my scores, my writing awards, my commitment to my extracurriculars, and my essay, very much my essay. I didn't have a lot of leadership experience...
Read more...
What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
33 Words
Never choose anything generic. Choose something that is specific to...
Read more...
Recommended summer activities during high school and college
61 Words
The summer is young and long. Although it's tempting, try to do something during the summer, whether it's...
Read more...
What I’d change about my application process
67 Words
For my personal application process, I would have written my essays earlier. It always seems like "Yes, I'll do that...
Read more...

High School Performance

GPA
4
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
36
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

SportsSwimming/Diving (Recruited)

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesTutoring/Mentoring, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band

Experience & Awards

Awards Received

Similar Profiles

jessicagmei
Columbia ‘20


Accepted to Columbia, Yale, Macaulay Honors

1st year at Columbia University (Econ/Poli Sci) - Proud First Gen; QB + NYTimes + Milken + UFT Scholar
g.reynoso.95
Columbia ‘17


Accepted to Columbia, UPenn, Williams, Brandeis, Vassar, Colgate, Rochester, Hamilton, Fordham, Hunter, Brooklyn College

A recent graduate from Columbia University with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology
teacup01
Columbia ‘18


Accepted to GA Tech, UGA, Columbia

Hello! I'm a rising sophomore at Columbia studying computer science and creative writing.
prutkowski02
Columbia ‘21


Accepted to Columbia, NYU, Cornell, Notre Dame, Rice, USC

Hi everyone! I'm originally from the Midwest but am studying economics, political science, and music at Columbia University.
Emmaline
Columbia ‘20


Accepted to Columbia, UC Berkeley, UCLA

I'm a sophomore at Columbia University studying history, philosophy, creative writing, and comparative literature.