College Admissions Info

Salem College, ‘18
BA, History, Area and Ethnic Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a Sophomore at Salem College, Liberal Arts College for Women. I'm majoring in History and Race and Ethnicity Studies
From: Greensboro , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Parent, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Salem, WSSU, NCCU, SBC, UNC Asheville
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1110
Highest SAT: 1520
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: After School Sports Coach, Athletics Organization, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, Green Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Overcoming depression
502 Words
Ever since I could remember I’d always been sad and had a lack of energy. When I was younger I thought it was just me being shy or not wanting to do the things that the other kids did. Only when I entered middle school did things start to get worse. I started to develop Insomnia and convinced my mother to take me to our family doctor. I was given sleeping medication and that didn't seem to help with...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
303 Words
Upon my 2014 graduation from the great James Benson Dudley High School, I will gratefully attend the private institution of Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. While there, I will earn my Bachelor’s degree and if money suffices, a Master’s degree, in History and Teacher Education that will enable me to teach at a secondary institution; preferably in the Guilford County schools system as a high school history teacher. I will take what I've learned from my further education...

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
335 Words
The Kiwanis Club of Greensboro Scholarship Fund Character is how someone presents themselves in any and every way they possibly can. Someone’s character is how they show others their morals and their way of thinking and is the best way to get to know them. To exemplify good character, one must obtain multiple skills not only for themselves but to present to others as they serve their community in a positive light. Having good character is not only an...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
484 Words
The summer before my junior year summer in 2012, I got the amazing opportunity to travel with the organization People to People Student Ambassadors to the United Kingdom and Ireland along other students from my community. Traveling to another country with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 along with 40 of my peers made me realize before even setting foot on the plane that I need to start maturing and developing my leadership skills. We were put on a loose leash to explore and...

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
57 Words
What I know now about Salem College that I didn't know when I was applying was how...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
34 Words
The Most popular extracurricular activities at Salem are extensive, from...

My favorite course thus far, and why
97 Words
My Favorite Course in my two semesters here at Salem has to be American Women's History. Being at a Women's College, especially the oldest Women's college in the country,...

Why I declined other schools
118 Words
I ended up Declining quite a few schools before I chose Salem as my choice. I mainly decided to decline other schools due to the tuition plus Fees with Room and Board on not receiving...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
80 Words
Salem College is an amazing school especially where it's located. We're a twenty minute walk form Downtown Winston-Salem and about a five minute drive...

How I chose schools to apply to
113 Words
I mainly chose schools I applied to by size. Even thought Winston-Salem State University and North Carolina Central University were both fairly large schools, the other three schools I applied to happened to be...