College Admissions Info

George Washington University, ‘18
BA, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am Peruvian-American. I am majoring in International Affairs with a double concentration in International Economics and Development, focusing in Latin America, Africa, and Human Rights. I am also minoring in French.
From: Carteret
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Parent
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
SAT Prep:
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

As I look at my reflection in the mirror, I see two cultures but one identity. My eyes immediately focus on my nose. My father’s nose. My grandfather’s nose. My eyes travel down the tip of my nose to my lips. They are tinted purple. I picture my mother’s lips. They are discolored, so she fills them in with lip liner. One day my lips will be discolored too. Memories about my insecurities as a child invade...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
40 Words
I would have started writing my essays and supplements way ahead of...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
72 Words
GW has the perfect location for pretty much any major but it is one of the best in the world for International...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
69 Words
I made the conscious decision of taking out a lot of student loans in order to attend GW. I got a...

Post-college plans
49 Words
I hope to start working in my career field as soon as college ends (the...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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I would say students at GW love to tackle on as much as they can. There are hundreds of orgs and students...