College Admissions Info

Boston College, ‘18
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Hi! I am a current junior at Boston College. I attended a public school about 45 minutes away and was accepted Early Action. Hope my information helps!
From: Hingham , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Parent, Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Fordham, Villanova, UVM, LUM
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

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

Sports: Track & Field, Equestrian
Extracurricular Activities: World/Global Affairs Club, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
687 Words
From the bright orange Indian tapestry and the intricately woven Iranian prayer mat hanging on the wall to the Romanian tea kettle perched precariously among piles of ungraded papers and tests, Ms. Moore’s World Literature classroom can more accurately be likened to a room in the Museum of Natural History than a 10th grade English classroom. Contrasting with the typical “hang in there” and “math is fun!” posters plastered on the walls of my other high school classrooms, the...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
10 Words
1. Competitive 2. Well-dressed 3....

What I like about my school’s location and culture
89 Words
I love how close my school is to a major urban area. There were so many beautiful campuses that I visited that were ultimately too far away...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
116 Words
Make sure to do some research on a school that requires a "Why Us" type of essay. My advice would be to find something that connects to an element of your life and also connects...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
82 Words
Sports are huge here. The student population is an incredibly athletic one so expect a competitive atmosphere even in club and intramural sports. If sports...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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My favorite course thus far has been a class called Peace or War in which we talked about America's role in shaping...