College Admissions Info

cpanz
College of William and Mary ‘18
BA, Public Health, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: McLean
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UPenn, William & Mary, BU, BC, Tulane
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French, English

Test Scores

2040
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.60
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer, Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization, Key Club, Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Challenged a belief
619 Words
I was baptized on May 16, 1996, in the Catholic faith. Since then I have only gone to Catholic schools, attended church every Sunday with my family and been surrounded by a loving Catholic community. Catholicism had been a tradition that I had known since birth, something familiar and constant. Despite having known it for so long, I would still, in 2nd grade, sit in church and count the ceiling tiles or fidget with the bookmark in the psalm books, jealous of...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
27 Words
The question was what makes you unique or colorful. I discussed how soccer related to my background and how it was part of my life growing up.

Additional Essay Details:
543 Words
This was my essay for the supplement. I took two topics that independently are cliche, diversity and sports, and combined them to make it something specific to me. I spent alot of time working with phrasing and focussed on telling a story that came easily to me. Soccer has always been part of my life because of my parents. Coming from Argentina, soccer is not just a sport, it is a religion. If you meet someone from Buenos Aires, the...









College Admissions Advice

What I like about my school’s location and culture
223 Words
What I like most about my school's location is that it is truly a college campus. I did not really have a preference between a rural and an urban campus when I was applying but, after a year in college, I have realized that a rural campus truly is a better fit for me because it allows me to focus on school and it also make the...