College Admissions Info

sjames18
George Washington University ‘18
BS, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Born in Atlanta, GA but grew up in Dubai, UAE. Currently attending the George Washington University.
From: Atlanta , Georgia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: GWU, Temple
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

24
ACT
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.70
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: International
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
661 Words
In tenth grade I had a history teacher who constantly said she was better off talking to her bedroom walls than to her class because she felt her walls would listen better. Well, I think she might have been exaggerating a bit as I don’t remember our class being such bad listeners, but this statement got me thinking. Though I don’t particularly wish to go home and sit in front of my wall and talk to it, I...









College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
61 Words
I honestly believe that applying early decision to my school is what increased my chance at getting accepted. ...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
103 Words
D.C. is one of the best cities for those who want a city life but still room to breathe and relax. Growing up overseas, I was exposed to a multitude...