College Admissions Info

jclaughlin
jclaughlin
College of William and Mary ‘17
BBA, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

College of William & Mary '17, studying marketing, sociology, and marine science. Originally from Charlotte, NC
From: Charlotte
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Grandparent
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: William & Mary
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2160
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2160
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High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Choir, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative, Hospital Volunteer, Key Club, March of Dimes, Student Council / Government
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Volunteer/public interest work
514 Words
Disbelief, discomfort, disinterest… I’ve received many strange reactions while explaining my work at Hospice. Sometimes, people smile in a “I’d never do that, but good for you” kind of way and I have even been asked “Don’t you get depressed when all of your friends die?” Overall, I’ve observed a variety of awkward social maneuvers around the concept of Hospice and I often wonder if people ever see the other side of being involved in an...







College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
16 Words
Greek life, a cappella, various...





My favorite course thus far, and why
49 Words
Principles of Sociology-it was the most difficult class of my freshman year but my professor...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Driven, involved,...





Why I ultimately chose my school
61 Words
Honestly, I went with my gut when choosing to apply ED to W&M. When I visited campus,...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
253 Words
-A Cappella: I joined the W&M Accidentals (all-female group) the spring of my freshman year. This has been the best decision I have made thus far at this school as my membership in this group has provided me with both an artistic and social outlet, leadership opportunities, and a deeper connection to my community. Recording CDs has also been a deeply rewarding experience, and we do this using the money we make from weekly...







How I chose schools to apply to
65 Words
Before I decided to apply ED to W&M, I looked at schools based on several factors. Academics and size...