College Admissions Info

Pearle
Pearle
Mount Holyoke College ‘19
BA, International Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

PEARL
From: SOUTH HADLEY , Massachusetts , Nigeria
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 13 schools
Accepted At: Calvin, Drake, Bentley, Fordham, Lake Forest, Richmond, Northeastern
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Yoruba, French

Test Scores

1910
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1350
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
Other Standardized Tests:

High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Book Buddies, Church, Debate Club/Team, School Theater/Plays
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content. What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you? I am browsing the internet, searching for a good read when I stumble on War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. I've heard good reviews about the book and its reputation as a classic must-read, so I click on the link and begin to read. The book is a story about prominent fictional European families, royalty and...











Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
21 Words
I explained how giving me this scholarship will enhance my future career plans. (Full details available upon request-p.toniiu@gmail.com).

Supplemental Essay: Time off from school
11 Words
Just explained using my gap year to finish all necessary exams.

Supplemental Essay: Other
2 Words
See above.

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
37 Words
COMMUNICATE A LOT WITH YOUR SCHOOL. I KNOW A LOT OF...





What I’d change about my application process
20 Words
I WISH I HAD STARTED EARLIER...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
49 Words
I ONLY USED A PRIVATE COUNSELOR TOWARDS THE END OF MY APPLICATION PROCESS. I ALREADY...





My advice about getting recommenders
17 Words
I REALLY DIDN'T BOTHER ABOUT...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
77 Words
None, been an international student doesn't really offer a lot of opportunities for interviews. So,I mostly communicated via email.This is very...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
18 Words
Their diversity,openness and passion...





What set me apart from other applicants
18 Words
Umm,I really don't know...





Post-college plans
5 Words
Grad school...





How to increase chances at my school
63 Words
Be passionate about things, open to new ideas and talk smart. Also,show independence.I completed all my college...





Why I ultimately chose my school
38 Words
Although they weren't my first-choice but after reviewing all my decisions...