College Admissions Info

ru2018
ru2018
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick ‘18
BA, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

History and American Studies double major with a 3.6 overall GPA.
From: Mount Holly , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Accepted At: HC, Sarah Lawrence, Fordham, Emerson, IUP, Ithaca, Susquehanna, UNC Asheville
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

1840
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1310
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Debate Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
Work:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for HC, Sarah Lawrence, Rutgers, Emerson, IUP, Susquehanna: Career aspirations, Interest in fine arts, Issue of personal significance, Love of writing, Feeling out of place
324 Words
I’m an Honors kid. I have taken over eleven Advanced Placement and Honors classes. Junior year, I received a composite score of 1840 on my SAT. Over the past four years, I’ve written over twenty papers and essays, including a nineteen page paper on the role of women in the American abolitionist movement. I’m a member of the National Honor Society, the president of the English Honor Society, and the editor of The Emerald, our annual literary magazine. ...





Personal Statement for HC, Sarah Lawrence, Rutgers, Emerson, IUP, Susquehanna: Career aspirations, Interest in fine arts, Issue of personal significance, Love of writing, Feeling out of place
324 Words
I’m an Honors kid. I have taken over eleven Advanced Placement and Honors classes. Junior year, I received a composite score of 1840 on my SAT. Over the past four years, I’ve written over twenty papers and essays, including a nineteen page paper on the role of women in the American abolitionist movement. I’m a member of the National Honor Society, the president of the English Honor Society, and the editor of The Emerald, our annual literary magazine. ...





Supplemental Essay for Rutgers: Diversity statement
324 Words
I’m an Honors kid. I have taken over eleven Advanced Placement and Honors classes. Junior year, I received a composite score of 1840 on my SAT. Over the past four years, I’ve written over twenty papers and essays, including a nineteen page paper on the role of women in the American abolitionist movement. I’m a member of the National Honor Society, the president of the English Honor Society, and the editor of The Emerald, our annual literary magazine. ...





College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
83 Words
This can be a tough one if you're withdrawn or shy. If you don't have any teachers you feel comfortable asking for a recommendation...





Post-college plans
89 Words
You don't have to get a job immediately after graduation. Let me say that again. You don't have to get a job immediately after graduation. There...





What I’d change about my application process
85 Words
Honestly, I wouldn't change anything about my application process. The bulk of the colleges I applied to took the Common App, which made applying much easier....





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college (Rutgers)
113 Words
A lot of people are involved with Greek life here. It's not a bad thing. Fraternities and sororities do a lot of fundraisers for charity. The biggest event they take part in is...





My favorite course thus far, and why (Rutgers)
143 Words
I'm biased. I'm a History and American Studies double major, and I love them both. I work for the History Department, and I'm gearing up to write an honors thesis for American Studies. Both majors are incredibly challenging and rewarding, and both...





Why I ultimately chose my school (Rutgers)
71 Words
I'm a New Jersey state resident, and that played a huge role in my decision to attend Rutgers. The cost is...





What I like about my school’s location and culture (Rutgers)
106 Words
Rutgers is in a great location. There's a train station on campus that will take you to New York in about an hour. There's also a bus that provides $17 round trip tickets...