jianasmith18,
Georgetown ‘22
B.A., English
the writer.
Features Included
2
Essays
8
Schools
5
Scores
0
Advice
4
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Portsmouth, Virginia
GenderFemale
EthnicityBlack / African American
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Hamilton College (Clinton, NY)
  • Fordham University (New York, NY)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in English

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others.
Two years ago, I went to the hair salon for a routine visit. Though I had only been frequenting a few months, it possessed a familiar feel: the women, both stylists and clients, spoke like old friends of the news, television, and, of course, hair. “You should cut off the relaxed ends,” my stylist suggested. She knew more about natural hair than anyone else I knew. “They’ll only break off if you don’t. Plus, you’ll feel freer.” ...
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Supplemental Essay: Extracurricular activity
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Briefly discuss the significance to you of the school or summer activity in which you have been most involved.
“I need you to separate all the square-shaped yellow and green legos from the rest and put them in this bowl,” the librarian in the children’s section told me. “We need them for bingo.” It was nearly 7 pm, one hour before the library was due to close. This was by far the strangest task I had ever been asked to complete. Still, I dug through what had to be thousands of legos without complaint and had a fun time...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.28
(equivalent to 3.96 unweighted)
Rank
Top 10%
 
College Classes In High School
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
30
 
ACT Score Details
 
Other ACT Scores
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1340
 
SAT Score Details
 
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesBeta Club, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Council / Government, Library Volunteer
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Experience & Awards

Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received

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