College Admissions Info

Vanderbilt University, ‘17
BA, Human Resources, Human Resources Development, Psychology Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a rising Junior at Vanderbilt University double majoring in Human and Organizational Development and and Psychology.
From: Charlotte
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Hispanic, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision, Accepted From Waitlist
Accepted At: Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, William & Mary, UNC, Georgetown, Richmond, Furman, Duke
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2280
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work:
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College Application Essays

I talked about how a guest speaker inspired me in so many ways and helped mold who i am

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
10 Words
Make sure to really do your research on the school

Additional Essay Details:
298 Words
My biggest advice is to spend a few days gathering all of your thoughts. Ask yourself tough questions like: who am I? What makes me unique? What is my favorite thing to do? Who is my role model and why? What is my biggest weakness? What is something that has changed me for the better? What is something that has changed me for the worst? What makes me me? If I could describe myself in 5 words, what would they be?...

College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
43 Words
My biggest advice for getting off of the waitlist is that it is...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
9 Words
Five adjectives are...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
21 Words
I would make upperclassmen housing nicer....

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
42 Words
How big greek life is. I have tons of friends not involved in...

What I’d change about my application process
65 Words
I wish I did early decision to Vanderbilt. If you know in your heart that you want to go somewhere,...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
34 Words
I did not use a private college admissions counselor -...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
28 Words
I feel like an interview is always a...

What set me apart from other applicants
36 Words
Personally, I was top of my class, so that was probably...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
26 Words
Nashville is amazing. I am a big music...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
6 Words

How I chose schools to apply to
35 Words
I visited a few schools and decided which size (small, medium,...

Why I ultimately chose my school
49 Words
Honestly, Vanderbilt seemed like the perfect balance school. The kids were more involved than just...