College Admissions Info

Amanda-Lynn Quintero
Amanda-Lynn Qu
Haverford College, ‘19
BS, Mechanical Engineering and Technology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Recruited to play basketball at NYU, CMU, Haverford, UChicago, Hamilton and many more colleges. Haverford College Class of 2019.
From: Sayreville , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Haverford, Penn State, Rutgers
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

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

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High School Type: Magnet
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Athletics Organization, Boy/Girl Scouts, Church, Green Club, Odyssey of the Mind, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

When describing my identity, I have an endless amount of adjectives and stories to choose from to make myself seem (im)possibly perfect. If you had to choose one word, what word would it be? Having an identity is what makes every human extraordinary. Every day people choose to change their identities because they are ashamed of themselves or wish for a new beginning. However, I am neither ashamed nor wishing to live in a fantasy. I grew up in...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
97 Words
Being highly ranked in academics, being located on a beautiful campus, and being close to home are only tidbits of why I'm choosing to apply to Haverford. College is overwhelming in one way or another, but when I first stepped onto the campus for a basketball tournament several years ago, it didn't overpower me but rather motivated me. When my family and I surveyed the area, I felt comfortable and at ease. This feeling stayed with me throughout three more...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
876 Words
"Honor Code: Write about an experience in which you encountered a tension between personal freedom and community standards. Discuss the experience and the underlying issues, how you dealt with the tension, and whether or not there was a satisfactory resolution." As a teenager, I'm surrounded by a seemingly endless amount of judgmental peers. It's tough for an adolescent to survive in this generation, especially if being on top of the popularity food chain is one of their aspirations. Behavior, personality,...

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
3 Words

Why I ultimately chose my school
9 Words
Decided between NYU,...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
5 Words
Having minimal...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
8 Words
Sending an...

Why I declined other schools
6 Words
Reasons mostly...