College Admissions Info

Williams College, ‘18
BA, Psychology, Latin and Ancient Greek Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Ithaca , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: Williams
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2230
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Tutoring/Mentoring, Student Council / Government, Green Club, Hospital Volunteer, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, School Choir, School Band, National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Christmas day at my grandparents’ country house, an elegant pink brick building, once a Quaker meetinghouse, nestled in pristine snowy fields. Inside, a fire blazes merrily in the hearth. Stockings droop, overflowing with chocolate, marzipan, truffles, and trinkets. The tree glimmers with ornaments. Everything is candlelight, old wood and the smell of cloves. The elegant banisters and chandeliers are draped with yards of evergreen garlands. Christmas carols drift from an unseen stereo on the balcony. All around me is Limoge...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
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College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Williams is a very active and athletic school, and sports and exercise are very popular: many students participate in varsity, JV, or intramural sports, dance groups, and similar...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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Although I'm only a freshman, I've taken a number of interesting courses but my favorites include Psychology 101, which was a surprise, since it's a large, survey-style intro course rather than the typical discussion-based seminar classes more common at Williams. However, I found the lectures varied, interesting, organized, and clearly presented. The labs are interesting and easy to understand. I have also highly enjoyed Latin 302, an...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Intelligent, driven,...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
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I did not use a private admissions counselor; they may be helpful, but they are absolutely NOT necessary to put together...