College Admissions Info

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, ‘17
BA, Journalism, Chinese Language and Literature

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 9 advice topics

Student Background

UNC-Chapel Hill c/o 2017 Multimedia Journalism and Chinese double major!
From: Atlanta
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Grandparent
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: UGA, Northwestern, UNC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

Top 5%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Community Cleanup / Service
How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

A microphone stood like a sentry in front of me, the only thing seperating me from a crowd of 400 students. Feeling a deep pit of butterflies in my stomach, I reminded myself that they were here to listen to my story, among the others narrated that day. I took a deep breath, and began, “I was the new girl…” …At Fletcher Middle School, where I attended eighth grade I the same year my mother, sister, and I relocated to Jacksonville...

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My favorite course thus far, and why
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