College Admissions Info

Pitzer College, ‘17
Mass Communications and Media

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

as a transfer student (from Syracuse to Pitzer), I hope I can help others going through the process!
From: Los Gatos, CA
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: NYU, Syracuse, Wisconsin, SMU, Marquette, UCSB, Fordham, Pitzer
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1420
Highest SAT: 2020
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rowing (Crew), Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Childhood memory
523 Words
When I was four years old, my mom enrolled me at the French-American School of Silicon Valley. Neither of my parents are French, nor are they fluent in that language, but my mother wanted me to be “cultured.” The teacher, or madame, conducted our daily lessons solely in French, and by the end of the year I was speaking fluently in the present tense and could do simple oral addition in the language, a task that I hold issue with...

College Admissions Advice

How to approach transferring schools
43 Words
I transferred halfway through the year and almost found it easier to do...