College Admissions Info

Steffi Colao
Steffi Colao
Dartmouth College, ‘19
BA, International Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Dartmouth '19
From: Ridgefield , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Dartmouth
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1600
Highest SAT: 2390
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High School Performance

Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN
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College Application Essays

307 Words
Give a girl a pencil, and she will draw. She will draw horses and buildings and people and oceans. She will ask for a box of 64 crayons, the one with the sharpener in the back, and she will draw you. She will draw her sister, grandpa, babysitter, dog—anyone who will sit still for five minutes. She will draw and draw and draw until every sheet of computer paper in the house is covered. Fourteen years later, she will still...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
7 Words
"Describe an academic experience meaningful to you"

Additional Essay Details:
634 Words
I had always been a squeamish child; I outright passed out when my fourth grade teacher explained appendicitis to the class (though it was later attributed to the absence of air conditioning and water after gym). Understandably, when it came time for dissections in AP Bio, I was wracked with apprehension, a metallic, sour taste in my throat and the floating sensation I’d get after roller coasters. Baby pigs—the claim fetal was a lie, our forensic analysis later...

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
48 Words
I would definitely do a pre-college program--I did one at Brown and absolutely loved...

My advice about getting recommenders
51 Words
Find someone who can show growth, who has known you for all four years. I...