College Admissions Info

amandabmartin
amandabmartin
University of Rochester, ‘22
BA, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Academically curious college student
From: Albertson , New York
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: Brandeis, Binghamton, SUNY Oswego, Hobart, Richmond, Dickinson, Union, SUNY Geneseo
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

1460
SAT
33
ACT
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High School Performance

3.93
GPA, Weighted
N/A
Rank
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheerleading
Extracurricular Activities: Dance, Hospital Volunteer, Boy/Girl Scouts, DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Other Religious Affiliation

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Rochester, Brandeis, Binghamton, SUNY Oswego, Hobart: Failure experience, Feeling out of place
4 Words
Described dance team audition

Supplemental Essay for Dickinson: “Why us” school essay
268 Words
...While learning in a classroom setting is sufficient on its own, gaining knowledge through experience adds a more interactive approach that keeps topics exciting and aids in learning. Dickinson manages to provide educational opportunities for its students under any circumstances. At Dickinson, so-called "active learning" starts the second students walk up the Old West steps. First-year students are not pushed to the side and forced to wait for their time to immerse themselves in their academic passions. The fact that...





Supplemental Essay for Brandeis: “Why us” school essay
193 Words
Brandeis’ emphasis on interdisciplinary study is a particular feature that has drawn me to the school. Students have the chance to compose a curriculum filled with courses from virtually any department, no matter what single academic focus they wish to pursue. And I know most students at Brandeis do not exclusively focus on a solitary major. This diverse group of students is not forced to conform to a “straight line,” or follow a specific standard. I can imagine the unique...



Supplemental Essay for Union: “Why us” school essay
134 Words
Visiting Union was a last minute addition to my New York college tours because the school met my general requirements of small classes, individualized attention, and an emphasis on undergraduate teaching. However, my intent to apply never wavered for reasons that go beyond these aspects of a liberal arts college.  Academically, Union excels out through the use of a trimester system that grants more flexibility and allows students to balance their workload efficiently. Besides academics, the unique living environment that...



Supplemental Essay for Richmond: Unique question posed by school
590 Words
What are you passionate about? While somewhat similar to a Common App essay prompt, this question differs as it encompasses all areas of a student’s life. No longer is the focus solely on a student’s academic pursuits. This question is one that should inspire a response that only ends because of the imposed word limit. Personally, whenever I become invested, or interested, in something, my friends will never hear the end of it. My ability to talk hundreds...









College Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
12 Words
Wrote multiple drafts and...





How to deal with the stress of applying to college
20 Words
Take a break. Don't try to...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
18 Words
Try to take a college...