College Admissions Info

katie.catton.52

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Accepted At: Northwestern, BU, USC, Bucknell, Syracuse
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

2200
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1510
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High School Performance

AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Yearbook
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College Application Essays

I believe that there is a story behind everything, every place, every event, and every person. As a journalist, even on the high school level, I consider it my responsibility to find these stories and share them with my readers. I didn’t always think this way though. I used to think that stories were right in front of us. I thought my job was as simple as adding colorful verbs and adjectives to what I already knew. However, over...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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The undergraduate school that I plan to apply to is the College of Arts and Sciences. I am interested in majoring in communications. Although this major is offered in the College of Arts and Sciences, I have learned that the majority of the courses offered for the major are created and instructed by the faculty of the Annenberg School for Communication. I would also like to take advantage of the journalistic writing minor offered by Penn’s Creative Writing Program....





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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BU Essay I first learned about Boston University when my school counselor told me about its exceptional journalism program. I took a campus visit and attended an information session and was more than impressed with the College of Communication. In addition, I was intrigued by the Summer Challenge program for high school students. A two-week program that offered seminars in journalism and mass communication seemed the perfect fit for me, and luckily, the program’s directors seemed to agree and...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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College Admissions Advice

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





Why I ultimately chose my school
21 Words
Northwestern has a great balance between...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
9 Words
Dance marathon because...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Dance marathon,...





What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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I'd like to...