College Admissions Info

George Washington University, ‘18
BS, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am currently a freshman in the GWU Honors College looking to pursue a degree in pure mathematics.
From: Durham , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: GWU, American
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2200
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Other Private
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
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Awards Received:

College Application Essays

On a Tuesday afternoon early in the September of 2011, I jumped rope in P.E. I was doing a trick, and as I landed, I felt a sharp pain in my hip. It was broken. At the E.R., they told me that my injury was more common in overweight pre-teenage boys. For me, teenage, athletic, and certainly female to have broken my hip doing something as mundane as jumping rope was a freak accident. Needless to say, recovery was...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
558 Words
Growing up, I always knew what I wanted to do with my life. When I was very young, I was going to be a cat, or maybe Scooby Doo. Eventually I moved on to wildlife photographer, veterinarian, researcher, etc. Now, for the first time in my life I am Undecided. I have many interests, and the list continues to grow, but the underlying theme in all of them is learning. I like to learn, and am excited to go to...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
546 Words
I have gone to the same small school since Kindergarten. I have never been in a class of more than twenty people; my graduating class will have eleven. This has provided me with a unique learning experience that is a combination of amazing opportunities and making do with fewer resources. My school places a high value on individuality and structuring our learning experience to best suit our own needs and learning styles. Through my years there I have learned I...

College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
125 Words
I think my favorite thing about going to a school in DC, especially GW with its central location and accessibility to so many areas of the city, is the crazy number of unique opportunities it affords my classmates...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
55 Words
One of the most frustrating things about GWU is the lack of physical and mental health services...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
56 Words
My friends are some of the biggest smartasses I've ever known, which is fantastic. Within my classes,...

My favorite course thus far, and why
67 Words
The best course I've taken so far was my Anthropology class, Language and Culture in Society (ANTH 1004) with Dent. He's...

Why I ultimately chose my school
153 Words
When I applied to schools, I knew I wanted to be at a mid-sized liberal arts school in a city (but not New York, I found that intimidating). I applied to GWU, Georgetown, and AU, all in DC. My reach school was UChicago, where I ultimately...