College Admissions Info

lili.helen.9
lili.helen.9
Claremont McKenna College ‘19
BA, Economics, Bioinformatics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: San Diego
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Colgate, Emory, Scripps, Northeastern, Mines
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

34
ACT
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High School Performance

4.36
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Volleyball, Track & Field, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, Community Cleanup / Service, Prom Committee
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College Application Essays

"All my life I craved victory, yet the only gold medal I deserved was for owning the most second place awards. Picture this: 36 second place awards infesting every millimeter of an over-competitive, perfectionist’s writing desk. I was trapped in a bubble of exactly 36 reminders that I was not the best, but it only took a difference of 16 seconds to make me no longer care. "Numbness took over my legs, sweaty salt grains trickled down my neck, and the dust...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
198 Words
It was a warm, sunny day in February when I first contracted the ever-contagious Claremont Mckenna happiness virus. The students’ school pride, optimism toward learning and political engagement were highly infectious. After my first visit, I knew I wanted to become an Athena. As a science major candidate for Claremont Mckenna, I would like to bring a business mindset to my research in order to increase its impact factor. After contacting a successful neuroscience student, Stephanie Haft, I realized that...



College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Ambitious, Business-Oriented,...