College Admissions Info

Fordham University, ‘22
BS, Environmental Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm an international student from Buenos Aires, Argentina and I'm going to Fordham University this Fall 2018 to major in Environmental Studies
From: Capital Federal , Argentina
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Accepted At: Hofstra, St. John's
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Test Scores

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High School Performance

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Top 10%
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Equestrian, Environmental, Conservancy Volunteer, Foreign Language, Music: Instrumental, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Fordham, NYU, Hofstra, St. John's, Colby, Colgate, Barnard, Skidmore: Athletic achievement, Extracurricular passion
690 Words
My kingdom for a horse (Richard III, Shakespeare, 1592) Growing up as a kid, I was fascinated by animals. I used to spend most of my time reading books about wildlife and watching “Animal Planet” on tv. But there was one special animal that always caught my attention. The first time I met him was one of the happiest days of my life. I went to see him, carrying a bag of carrots and a big smile. I arrived at the...

Supplemental Essay for NYU: “Why us” school essay
419 Words
I can recall being concerned about the environment since I was a kid, and I always felt the need to help the planet. So when I grew up, studying environmental sciences seemed the perfect way to get involved. However, this was not a real option for me, because in Argentina this degree is not offered. But while searching for education options in the USA, I found a degree and an institution that combines my passion with high quality education. Consequently,...

Supplemental Essay for Barnard: Unique question posed by school
277 Words
A. What factors influenced your decision to apply to Barnard College and why do you think the College would be a good match for you? (100-250 words) I seek to receive the best education, but what is most important to me is to find a place where I can grow as a person and call home. Not only would Barnard give me the opportunity to receive a high-quality education, but it would also give me the chance to be a...

Supplemental Essay for Barnard: Unique question posed by school
280 Words
B. Pick one woman in history or fiction to converse with for an hour and explain your choice. What would you talk about? (100-250 words) Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Caroline of Monaco, is truly a woman to look up to. Many would talk about her inherited beauty and grace, but I admire her because of her personal sensibility and curiosity. She is frequently seen on the spotlight, her elegance turned her into a successful model. She has always been a...

Supplemental Essay for Barnard: Unique question posed by school
320 Words
C. Barnard women seek to make a difference in their community, whether through the residence hall, classes, clubs, volunteer work or a part-time job they hold. Describe how you make a difference in your community and what you have learned from that experience. In what ways do you see yourself contributing to the community at Barnard, inside or outside of the classroom? I consider myself different. I do not fit into the mold of the typical teenager here. I am...

Supplemental Essay for Barnard: Scholarship application
339 Words
Applicants to the Science Pathways Scholars Program for Underrepresented Minority and First-Generation Students: Please outline your interest in pursuing science and scientific research. You may reflect on your past experiences, discuss your role models, or describe your educational and career goals. (350 word limit) Growing up as a kid, being surrounded by animals was something I found fascinating. I remember spending hours browsing through books and magazines about wildlife and habitats. It was back then that I first discovered what would...

Supplemental Essay for Colgate: Unique question posed by school
336 Words
1. The Mission Statement for Colgate University sets forth 13 Goals for a Colgate Education. One goal for Colgate students is listed as: Be engaged citizens and strive for a just society: embrace the responsibilities to local, national, and global communities; use their influence for the benefit of others. Please describe how you would embrace this goal as a Colgate student. 1. I consider myself to be different. I do not fit into the mold of the typical teenager here. I am curious,...

Supplemental Essay for Hofstra: “Why us” school essay
343 Words
I have always believed that becoming a well-rounded person is as important as being a well-trained student. I have been a diligent student since I can recall, always paying attention to school and making my best effort to learn. But being able to grow as a person has been much more important to me. And I am certain that as a Hofstra student I will be able to accomplish both. After researching Hofstra, I became sure it would be a...

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
39 Words
I would pay more attention to school and grades, because during senior...

How I made up for low grades in high school
49 Words
I tried to get a very good grade on the ACT or SAT, which was...

How I narrowed down my essay topics
101 Words
At first I was looking for an interesting topic to write about, and I struggled for a very long time because I wrote several essays with different topics and couldn't...