College Admissions Info

George Washington University, ‘18
BS, Economics, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I had no idea what I wanted to study before coming to college. Now that I'm here I've figured it out and am on the path to a double major in economics and psychology!
From: South Brunswick , New Jersey
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: GWU, NYU, BU, Rutgers, College of NJ, New Jersey IT, Penn State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2190
SAT Prep:
Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving (Recruited)
Extracurricular Activities: Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, Athletics Organization, Volunteer Coach
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

(Names, dates, and locations have been changed.) My grandfather, John Smith, who we called Gido, had three sons, Anthony, George, and my dad, William. He was plagued with many illnesses and moved in with George after the death of his wife, whom I have never met. After my father finished his residency, we moved from Texas back to my birth state, New York. We have lived near my uncle George ever since. Because of the proximity of our homes and...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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The George Washington University has a plethora of extracurricular activities available for students to participate in. However, Greek life is by far the most participated type of activity here at the George Washington University. There are many different fraternities and sororities....

How I chose schools to apply to
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Most of the schools I applied to are located near my home. I wanted to stay in the general vicinity of my home, but still go away to college. Being the oldest child in my family, I had...

How to approach transferring schools
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I transferred from the George Washington University in Washington D.C. to Rutgers University in New Brunswick New Jersey. I made the decision because of a few different reasons. At first, I was hesitant to make the switch...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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There are so many choices when it comes to extracurricular activities in college. There are many different fraternities and sororities. There are social fraternities and sororities, multicultural fraternities and sororities, professional...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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There are many things you could do during the summers between high school and college. I personally, would just enjoy them. However, it is also important to make good use of your...