College Admissions Info

Cosette
Cosette

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Physics Major and Creative NonFiction Writing Minor
From: Cypress , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Scripps, Claremont (CMC), CUI, UC Irvine, UCSD, UCSB, CSULB, CLU, Soka
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2040
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1430
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High School Performance

4.30
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, Debate Club/Team, Science Club/Team, Spanish Club, Church, Big Brother/Big Sister, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Volunteer Coach
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College Application Essays

My parents didn’t know anything on Broadway when they were visiting, but had heard that Les Misérables was good. A few years later, they named me after Cosette. In the musical, Cosette is beautiful, loved by a dashing rebel, lives happily ever after with him, and so perfect that she makes me feel utterly sick. Ironically, I think I am more influenced by her foil, Éponine. On the surface, the Éponine is portrayed as lovesick and tragic, but...



Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
9 Words
for CMC. (I was accepted, but chose another college)

Additional Essay Details:
504 Words
I would be thrilled if Danica McKellar spoke at the Athenaeum. I absolutely loved her as Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years¸ but that’s not the main reason why I would want to hear her speak. McKellar was willing to risk becoming forgotten in the media for college, and then has used her education to become a leader in the world of education and math. She uses her fame to encourage girls to go into a still male dominated...







College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
30 Words
Mathematics in Our Culture with Towse (also taught by...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
36 Words
Sometimes tension between different clubs that need the same . Everyone is...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
58 Words
Definitely apply for merit scholarship. I did, and it paid off. Unless they have changed their policy,...