College Admissions Info

Georgetown University, ‘19
BS, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Gov Major! Im very culturally diverse. Both African American and Mexican who enjoys listening to Korean and Chinese music and dramas.
From: San Bernardino
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic
Legacy: No
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Georgetown, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Riverside
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Korean, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Debate Club/Team
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College Application Essays

One of the greatest components of family, an aspect that distinguishes one family from the next, is tradition. This shadow of the real, the world, drowns me in what we call tradition. Some family traditions can be as simple as going to Mass on Easter or having tamales on Christmas. But a tradition in my family, one in particular, is much more complex. On my mother's side of the family, all the women have been cursed. Cursed with beauty. A...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
429 Words
"...I just wish the bank wouldn't take more money from me. I'm a veteran and I deserve better. By the way, how old are you? You sound young." "I'm seventeen, sir." "Seventeen? Great. A seventeen year old is helping me with my mortgage." At that moment, I felt as if he was right and there was nothing I could do to help him. I couldn't understand what he was asking of me. But I refocused, remembering my goal I set...

Additional Essay Details:
19 Words
Shows how I have developed into the person that I am through one story and shows my persistent qualities

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
252 Words
My interview with Georgetown Alum went great! How did I know? How could anyone know? Well, if by the end of the interview THEY start selling the school to YOU then it's a good sign. Talk about everything...but focus on three major specifics about yourself. Accompany these three specifics with examples. For instance, if you have a specific club experience you would like to share on how it developed you into a leader, go for...

What set me apart from other applicants
123 Words
Most likely it was my determination to acheive my ultimate goal. Most students when applyong choose to go in undeclared unsure of their plans. But i have always been absolutely sure of what i wanted to do....

What I’d change about my application process
82 Words
Nothing since it got me in! Haha but advice for all those applying. Georgetown males a lot of things optional like photo and resume and...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
61 Words
I recommend doing activities that fit according with your intended major. If you would like to enter into...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
46 Words
Being a Government major, choosing my prestigious school which was 2.4 miles away from the...