College Admissions Info

JuliaBarsoum

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: GWU, Tulane
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

1930
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1370
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High School Performance

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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Best Buddies, French Club
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Study/travel abroad, Leaving home
657 Words
I was three years old when I went to France for the first time. As the years went on and my study of French progressed, the trips my family and I took to various places in France became more meaningful. However, none of them could compare to the one I took my junior year of high school. My exchange experience began with sixteen French students staying with sixteen Americans for two weeks, and it was an extraordinary experience. However, the...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
426 Words
When I first visited GWU in April of my junior year, I fell in love. From the outside, I saw the beauty of the school and of the DC environment. From the blooming cherry blossoms to the venerable monuments that stood fewer than two miles from the Foggy Bottom campus, I couldn’t get enough. Walking around on and off campus, I could easily picture myself going for a run along the mall, studying in the Gelman Library, going to...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
506 Words
Urban, warm weather, not too big, but not too small, a friendly atmosphere and a great neighborhood: Besides the academics, these were my only qualifications when starting my college search. On hearing about Tulane in New Orleans, I thought it sounded like a good fit for me, but I still didn’t know that much about it until after I visited and knew it was a perfect match. The city of New Orleans is unlike any that I’ve seen...







Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
519 Words
2. What do you hope to find over the rainbow? “Looking into the night sky is looking into infinity – distance is incomprehensible and therefore meaningless” – Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe We watch specials about it, such as a TV show called Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking. We read about it, perhaps in a magazine with an article on Space, the Stars, Planets, and Everything. We even learn about it in sixth grade and maybe a...







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