Georgetown ‘21
B.A., International Studies
A passionate creative motivated individual interested in art, culture, politics, and fashion.
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Hometown Miami, Florida
EthnicityHispanic, White Non-Hispanic
First Gen College StudentNo

Results, Essays, and Advice

Waitlisted or Withdrew
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)
  • University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
  • Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Duke University (Durham, NC)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
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Georgetown University (Washington, DC)

Applied for a B.A. in International Studies

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

A curly blond haired girl stares up inquisitively, puzzled and perplexed attempting to decipher the odd sounds mouthed from her family members' lips. "Je t'aime, ma chérie!" "Que linda! Es una muñeca." "How cute, she's adorable." Confusion sets in: she only understands fragments of this conversation. As a three-year-old girl moving from France to Miami, I only spoke and understood French. My inability to communicate landed me in the principal's office the first week of school. My infraction?...
Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
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7:00 p.m. The time has come for my daily ritual. I close the door and prepare the space: music to set the ambiance, a book to read and a movie to watch. First cold then lukewarm, the water comes cascading out. I incrementally add hot water to reach the perfect temperature and sprinkle my concoction of bath salts and perfumes. Slowly, one foot at a time I lower myself into the water. Enveloped in a cloud of steam and heat,...
Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
489 Words
8:00 minutes. A timer goes off. Action! A hand frantically types at 70 words per minute. An overview for the second constructive speech appears on the page. Hyper-focused, a bespectacled girl grabs her red inky pen and jots down answers to her opponent's speech. 5:00 minutes, focus, focus. Only one minute left to make sure she has the right evidence to support her arguments. 4:00 minutes. "Cut prep!" She stands up and makes sure the judge is ready. Words pour out of her mouth...
Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
455 Words
Black dots dressed in laces and bars twirl on the page in front of me. Alternating forte and pianissimo longitudinal wave notes hum through the air. While my petite fingers dance along the black and white keys, my eyes begin to slowly close and I become enveloped in the music that surrounds me. As a child, I considered piano a burden - an activity that my mother imposed upon me and obligated me to practice every day, often leading to...
Supplemental Essay: Other
871 Words
I remember caressing Lili's rough, coarse, and wrinkly skin. The one-year-old elephant I was feeding in the bush of the Okavango Delta, Botswana and the lone rhinoceros we endlessly searched faced an uncertain future that potentially included death by poaching. The importance of saving the elephants goes beyond its cuteness depicted in my favorite Babaar books and Dumbo classics. This majestic animal, the largest living land mammal, has roamed the Earth for millions of years, well before humans appeared. Apart...

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General Admissions Advice

How I narrowed down my essay topics
64 Words
I decided to choose the topics that I was most passionate about and turn those topics into essays that...
Misconceptions I had about college before attending
87 Words
I really thought that everyone in college was going to be super competitive and intense but my experience has actually showed me the complete opposite. Everyone...
How to deal with the stress of applying to college
98 Words
I think the most important thing is to recognize that once you do get into nobody really cares at all about the grades, GPA, test scores etc you got...
What I learned transitioning from high school to college
137 Words
The beginning of the Freshman year at college is extremely busy. It is not necessarily very stressful there is just a lot going on: you are meeting so many people every day, there are parties and orientation activities going on, you...

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ActivitiesDebate Club/Team, Community Cleanup / Service, Broadcast Journalism / Media / Television, National Honor Society, French Club, Other Religious Affiliation, School Band
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