College Admissions Info

Wheaton College, ‘16
BA, Communication and Media Studies, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm entering my senior year of college and am happy to answer all questions about the college application process!
From: Norwalk
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Sibling, Other Family Member
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 12 schools
Accepted At: American, UConn, Wheaton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
SAT Prep:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

Top 50%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Choir, Debate Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Theater/Plays
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Art/acting/singing
553 Words
The element of surprise had largely faded from our family Christmases by the time I was fifteen. I was satisfied with the knowledge that I would probably get some clothes, books, a gadget or two, and the customary pair of socks from my aunt Megan. Christmas morning of 2009 rolled around, however, and I kept eyeing an unusually shaped parcel as I opened the expected gifts. It was shaped like a tiny guitar, or maybe a strange violin case. I waited...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
48 Words
If you get a summer job (which you should if you want some spending...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
70 Words
Wheaton is between Boston and Providence, but in a small Massachusetts town. I like that it's in a quieter place --...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
61 Words
I'm a member of the Chorale and Chamber Singers, the Feminist Association, the student newspaper, and the Precepting...

What I’d change about my application process
57 Words
I would have asked my college counselor to be more frank with me about what schools she...

What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
I was very involved with a diverse...