College Admissions Info

Claremont McKenna College, ‘17
BA, Spanish Language and Literature

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Claremont McKenna College 2017
From: Orange County
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Claremont (CMC), NYU, Rochester, Pepperdine, ColoradoC, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly, CSULB, CSUF, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, UC Berkeley, UCLA
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Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1850
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High School Performance

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Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Make-A-Change, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), French Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

A story of how joining the water polo team and learning how to swim changed my life. A story about perseverance and dedication and the support of my peers when my family was fighting cancer and financial burdens.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
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I first heard about Colorado College when one of my mentors at the Tiger Woods Learning Center mentioned the Block Plan. I quickly reacted with curiosity and searched for more information about it. My relatives and best friends have always told me, “You spread yourself too thin.” Throughout high school I have learned to balance my home, school, and community activities. Time management has played a significant role in my education because it has taught me about my values and...

College Admissions Advice

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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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