College Admissions Info

kirbyestar
kirbyestar
Vanderbilt University ‘20
BS, Neuroscience

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm just a book lover, junk food enthusiast, dreamer, and a busy city girl.
From: Brooklyn , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Haitian Creole

Test Scores

1890
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1340
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High School Performance

3.88
GPA
Top 5%
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Spanish Club, Community Cleanup / Service, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

What’s In A Name? “Kirby?” The cashier at Starbucks asks when I give my order for a Grande Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino. “As in the video game?” I don’t really feel like getting into it with him. It’s 87 degrees out, school is just over for the day, and the place is packed with other students. But I answer, “Yes, like the video game.” It’s true by the way! I do in fact share a name with...









Supplemental Essay for Vanderbilt: Other
2 Words
Personal Information

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
81 Words
I would definitely start the application process sooner than I did. It never hurts to have more time to review your materials and to...





Why I ultimately chose my school (Vanderbilt)
151 Words
I first heard about Vanderbilt through a girl I had competed with in pageants. I was only a sophomore in high school at the time, but her constant Instagram pictures definitely made me want to apply- she was having so much fun! Though, I’m...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!) (Vanderbilt)
17 Words
Friendly, Helpful, Dedicated, Collaborative, and...





How to increase chances at my school (Vanderbilt)
59 Words
Vanderbilt prides itself in accepting well-rounded students so with that being said, they do not only care about...





Post-college plans (Vanderbilt)
14 Words
After college, I plan...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school (Vanderbilt)
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Some ideas for a "Why Us" essay for Vanderbilt University are: the city of Nashville ...