College Admissions Info

University of Waterloo, ‘21
BA, Planning and Development

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Well-rounded student
From: Markham , Canada
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Accepted At: Western Ontario, UToronto, UC Merced
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1390
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball, Softball
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring, Book Buddies, World/Global Affairs Club
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for UC Merced, Georgetown, Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, UWaterloo: Family background, Feeling out of place, Story central to identity
147 Words
Growing up, I was fortunate enough to have some very unique experiences as both my parents are entrepreneurs.My dad works as a residential land developer and every weekend when I was younger, he brought me with him to development sites and meetings. It was this hands-on exposure to planning at a young age that fostered a passion for it as I got older. For me, as I looked towards the next steps in my education, the question was not...

Supplemental Essay for UC Merced, Georgetown, Harvard, Columbia, Princeton: Other
462 Words
Why I Write There is a quote by the French philosopher, Rene Descartes, "I think therefore I am." Over the years, I have come to adapt this thought for myself: "I create therefore I am." I don't know where I would be without my ability to create through art, and more specifically, writing. As I began middle school, writing became my safe space. It didn't matter whatever happened, as long as I could write at the end of the day....

College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
42 Words
I chose Waterloo mainly because of the program I am in. Planning is...