College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A decidedly comedic girl who's undecided academic-wise.
From: New York , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Amherst, Wesleyan, Wellesley, Colby
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team, School Jazz / Orchestra, Marching Band, Improv club/team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, American Cancer Society, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
562 Words
Their Eyes Were in Disbelief "She's very bright, but she needs to get out more. She looks too serious all the time," my 8th grade science teacher told my mom during a Parent Teacher Conference. Every time I hear those words, I would instinctively roll my eyes. If only these people were aware of my cinematic preferences. My love for Bad Lip Reading and Monty Python aside, I've always resumed a poker face to maintain my air of composure, since...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
425 Words
I talked about my varying interests and connected those to what the school had to offer, such as Shadow Grading. I also included how my campus visit and attending a Wellesley discussion at an alumna's home inspired my application. Mentioning this information shows interest. Why Wellesley? - The interior of the Bic White-Out tape is tangled - again. But instead of throwing it away, I carefully removed the plastic cover, cut away the used section, and painstakingly pulled out the...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
271 Words
Wesleyan - Please tell us about an interesting conversation or collaboration in which you’ve recently taken part. "AHHHH," the kids screamed as another mischievous camper turned the light off again. Cue another typical enrichment workshop at StreetSquash, an organization that aims to benefit students academically, physically, and definitely socially. I first applied to StreetSquash as a summer counselor with the lofty intentions of transferring my "specialized high school" knowledge to the rather underprivileged children of Harlem. I didn't expect...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
444 Words
Dartmouth-When you meet someone for the first time, what do you want them to know about you, but generally don’t tell them? "How's your hamster, Kiki, doing?" I asked my classmate, Alice during french class. "How did you know about my hamster?" she responded, eyeing me suspiciously. She probably thought I had her home bugged or something. In reality, I merely remembered her introduction on the first day of cross country, but half a year later, she undoubtedly forgot...

College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
83 Words
There's this program called Wesmass at Wesleyan that pre-frosh underrepresented in the sciences apply to before the first week of May. The scholars should indicate...

How I chose schools to apply to
34 Words
Use college compatibility quizzes, available on college board and several...

My advice about getting recommenders
36 Words
Ask teachers whose class you show a lot of dedication and...

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
42 Words
Reached out to regional counselor and sent in a list of reasons why...

What I’d change about my application process
44 Words
Complete your regular decision applications shortly after your early decision/action ones, just...