College Admissions Info

Macaulay Honors College - CUNY, ‘22
BA, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi! I’m Marissa, and I’m part of Macaulay at Hunter’s class of 2022!
From: New York , New York
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Accepted At: NYU, Fordham, Colby, BU, Binghamton, Hofstra, Cornell
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:

Test Scores

Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 10%
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Dartmouth: Academic achievement
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College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Participate in what you enjoy, not what you think would look good on applications! My best supplements stemmed from activities I fully imersed myself in, and through which I was able to make an impact on others. Sophomore to junior year, I interned at an arts non-profit, at which I had a desk...

What I’d change about my application process
48 Words
I would definitely rethink my college list, and add more schools that I thought...

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
42 Words
Set aside one or two hours one day per week to solely focus...

What I’d change about my application process
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I would definitely take the SAT IIs seriously. I went into both...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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As my financial aid packages came in, I realized that some of my top schools were no longer a possibility because of money. Research early schools that...

How I narrowed down my essay topics
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I spent a couple months at the end of junior year just brainstorming topics. I had a notebook dedicated...