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lucky_lmc
lucky_lmc
Vassar College ‘19
BA, History, English

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Vassar College class of 2019; Quest Scholar
From: Tuscaloosa , Alabama
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Vassar
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2120
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1480
Highest SAT: 2120
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

4.22
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Religious
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Softball
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Church, Drama production crew, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, School theater/plays, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD), Tutoring/Mentoring
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

"We are doing the best we can." Everyone has heard this phrase and most simply shrug it off, but to me, it means so much. Anytime we needed something, we heard it. When I was younger, it was frustrating to hear, but now I realize the how true those words are. Now, I know how hard my parents really worked to do their best. My parents have always struggled financially, but they have never let the monetary burden hinder them...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
218 Words
Walking through the halls of the Pulitzer prize-winning photographs in the Newseum in Washington D.C. was an overwhelming barrage of emotion varying from extreme sorrow to infectious joy. One photograph, however, stood out in a way that I will never forget. The photograph was taken by Kevin Carter and depicted a young, starving Sudanese girl who had fallen on her way to a nearby food center. Behind her, a collared vulture was perched, seemingly counting down the seconds before...





Additional Essay Details:
2293 Words
"We are doing the best we can." Everyone has heard this phrase and most simply shrug it off, but to me, it means so much. Anytime we needed something, we heard it. When I was younger, it was frustrating to hear, but now I realize the how true those words are. Now, I know how hard my parents really worked to do their best. My parents have always struggled financially, but they have never let the monetary burden hinder them...































College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
35 Words
I recommend definitely getting a summer job before going off to...





My advice about getting recommenders
74 Words
It is always important to make good connections with your teachers in high school so that they can write good recommendation letters....





How I chose schools to apply to
158 Words
With as many schools as there are in the nation, it can be very difficult to narrow the list down. I kept three things in mind when looking at potential schools: location, financial aid, and campus atmosphere. I new that I wanted to go to college away...





Post-college plans
48 Words
After college, I plan on attending grad school to earn my master's and eventually...





Why I ultimately chose my school
62 Words
I ultimately chose Vassar because of their close-knit vibe and low stress outlook on academics. Vassar professors truly want...