College Admissions Info

University of Rochester, ‘16
BA, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Business Marketing Student
From: Whittier , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: LMU, San Diego, Rochester
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1190
Highest SAT: 1650
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Athletics Organization, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Athletics Organization, Tutoring/Mentoring, Drama Production Crew, French Club, National Honor Society, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. “My little Jacaranda” my grandpa used to call me and a name that he still does to this day. Beautiful blooming jacaranda trees clothed the entire street that as a child, my grandpa and I would walk through every Friday afternoon in the spring. Such a sight was so marveling that we walked with silence...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
695 Words
Prompt:Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are? Mediocrity is the standard for our human race. It is simply a style without fashion. As long as humans are “good enough,” they do not endeavor beyond their potential. Yet in the world and environment I live in, excellence is the new norm. The...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
172 Words
Music is a big part of who I am, I grew up dancing and singing, and my dad a professional musician really encouraged my love for classical music, jazz, and ragtime. I can’t describe the way I feel when I play piano. If only I could play for you now then you might fully understand but still it is such an intimate and spiritual connection you get when your hands just glide and soar the keys. It’s like...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Internships, Volunteer, advance...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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College Interview Q’s Tell me about yourself (what makes u special) details make them remember you! Dedicated and commited, if one gives me a task I follow through with it. I am good at… Prioritizing and organizing Easy to get along with;”people-person” Recognizing my weaknesses and striving from them Overambitious (ex: listened to podcasts of APUSH throughout the first week of May) My weaknesses: Perfectionism Over loading / Stress Easily nervous Over commitment I don’t know when to stop I am an extremely hard worker, everything I do I put 100% in it. I love to do more than...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Dance, Acapella,...

My favorite course thus far, and why
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Psychology! It applies to any...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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goofy, passionate,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I recommend visiting the school, that...