College Admissions Info

Washington University in St. Louis, ‘19
Public Health

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: , Rhode Island
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: WashU, Tulane, Brown, UPenn, BC, UVA, Vanderbilt, Northeastern, Emory, Richmond, UVM, UNC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1590
Highest SAT: 2380
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Church, Other Religious Affiliation
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
655 Words
I never outgrew my why stage: that era marked by incessant questioning once toddlers outgrow their terrible two's. "Why?" is the fundamental inquiry that bridges to a world beyond baby cradles and bedtime stories, a world filled with endless questions and information waiting to be encountered by the inquisitive mind. The why stage is the beginning of that inquisition, the age in a child's life where the thirst for knowledge is unquenchable and every explanation invokes a follow-up question. My...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
659 Words
I have always wanted to leave my mark upon the world. I have always wished to make an impact, incite progression, and improve the lives of others. This desire to serve society has been a major reason for my interest in pursuing a career in the public health field. I believe that the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania will provide me with the broad education I need to become an informed citizen as well as...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
404 Words
I do not know what I want to be when I grow up. I am surrounded by future CEO's, engineers, publicists. Yet, when I picture my own future I imagine open doors. Will I pursue my interest in biology and genetics? Will I follow my passion for service, conflict resolution, and human rights? Will I find myself a doctor, a lawyer, or perhaps a policy maker? My doors are open, and I am not looking to higher education to help...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
507 Words
Is it possible to fall in love with a place you've never been? I think it is. My mother's side of the family is from New Orleans, and I grew up eating her red beans and rice while flipping through photo albums containing pictures of the French Quarter, my cousins holding alligators on the Natchez, Jazzfest, and the family grave sites. A lot of my family dispersed to Texas after Hurricane Katrina and our family reunions are usually held in...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
108 Words
If I could redo my college application process, I would definitely time things out better. Start visiting colleges junior year during spring break and have a solid idea of where you want...