College Admissions Info

parkerb
parkerb
George Washington University ‘18
Language Studies and Linguistics, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Speech Language Pathology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm an undergrad studying Speech and Hearing Science at GWU, class or 2018!
From: , North Carolina
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: GWU, NC State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1980
SAT
29
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
Other SAT Scores:
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Highest ACT:

High School Performance

3.68
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Spanish Club, National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

339 Words
I hear muffled sounds from a television, a clock ticking too loudly, and the clamor of bugs outside. I can smell feet, dusty fabric, and a hint of sweat. Gravity reminds me of its strength as it pulls me into the itchy carpet; the air pressure changes slightly as a door opens somewhere in the house. A car passes and I imagine the pieces of gravel kicked up by the tires. I open my eyes, trying to focus on the...





Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
396 Words
Have you heard Justin Timberlake’s song “Traje y Corbata,” Justin Bieber’s “Bebé,” or Miley Cyrus’s “Bola de Demolición”? It started slowly, but as I learned Spanish, I began to translate English songs and media into Spanish as a method of practicing the language outside of a typical learning environment. Six months ago, I undertook the task of teaching myself Spanish through the use of online resources, textbooks, and movies. Initially I would let the movies wash...







College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
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While it's been my biggest hurdle in college so far, Arabic has easily been my favorite course because of its community and the great teacher. Arabic, like most introductory language courses at George Washington, meets four times a week and...