College Admissions Info

Vanderbilt University, ‘18
BA, Economics, Human Resources Development

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Student at Vanderbilt studying Economics and Human and Organizational Development
From: Boston , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Vanderbilt
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1540
Highest SAT: 2260
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Green Club, Gay/Straight Alliance, Debate Club/Team, Student Activities Committee
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
403 Words
Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. I saw a lawn shaped like Idaho, a rock harvesting the diverse, blossoming beauty of primitive soil development, and a monstrous ivy bush. Our family had moved, and I found a new field. It didn’t look like a baseball field, but it had potential, and...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
8 Words
Teaching and...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Busy, Brilliant,...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
16 Words
Perfect sized campus, can get...

Why I ultimately chose my school
39 Words
Great city, best sports conference (SEC), well-balanced students, beautiful campus, top-tier academics,...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
22 Words
Make it unique, tell anecdotes that show...