College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I gave, and got back.
From: Moorestown , New Jersey
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Accepted At: Northeastern, Bryn Mawr, Temple, Rutgers, Penn State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 25%
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Animal Foster Care Provider / Animal Rescue Volunteer, Asian Club / Asian Interactive Youth Association, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Prom Committee, Tutoring/Mentoring, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Barnard, Northeastern, Bryn Mawr, Georgetown, Northwestern, Emory, Temple, Rutgers, Penn State: Childhood memory
658 Words
We all lay on our blue plastic cots, evenly spaced, as I forced my eyes to close. I shifted left and right on the extra- firm, pathetic excuse for a mattress, unwilling to let sleep find me. My young brain, energetic and frustrated, felt called to action. I wanted to produce something; I wanted to use my time. A yellow weather wheel was tacked onto the back of the bookshelf I lay next to, and to it I raised my...

Supplemental Essay for Barnard: “Why us” school essay
258 Words
One rainy day in Morningside Heights, during our “Writing our Lives” class for Barnard’s SITC, a classmate suggested we have an “emotional purge” after our workshopping session. We all took a few minutes to do some venting; I talked about my stresses with having immigrant parents, and was pleasantly shocked at everyone’s understanding nods and validation, even if they hadn’t experienced anything similar. It was a very emotional day, and I vividly remember feeling like we had...

Supplemental Essay for Barnard: Unique question posed by school
278 Words
Pick one woman in history or fiction to converse with for an hour and explain your choice. What would you talk about? (100-250 words) Neerja Bhanot is woman I learned about from a Bollywood movie (aptly titled Neerja) I’d watched on a lazy day, but little did I know, her story would remain a lifelong inspiration for me. In 1986, a group of terrorists hijacked a grounded plane in Pakistan. Neerja, the flight’s purser, used her quick wit and...

Supplemental Essay for Barnard: Unique question posed by school
277 Words
Alumna and writer Anna Quindlen says that she “majored in unafraid” at Barnard. Tell us about a time when you majored in unafraid. (100-250 words) I decided to wear the hijab on March 23, 2016. The night before, I was worried sick. What would people think? What if people start treating me differently? I frantically texted my friend- who encouraged me that my headscarf would be welcome in the MFS community (one that hadn’t had a student in hijab in over...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
32 Words
I would have taken both ACT and SAT. They are...

What set me apart from other applicants
46 Words
I built a very strong relationship with my school. I visited, interviewed, and went...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
10 Words
Get internships and...