College Admissions Info

Sam131997
Sam131997
Vassar College, ‘19
BA, International Studies, Italian Language and Literature

Profile Overview

Profile contains
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  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 advice topics

Student Background

I am an Upstate New Yorker who is a member of the Vassar College Class of 2019.
From: Upstate Region , New York
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Italian

Test Scores

1930
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1370
Highest SAT: 1930
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

As a high school student, I knew very early on in ninth grade that I had aspired to attend a prestigious college or university for my undergraduate experience. However, I did not attend a high school where very many of my peers had this same aspiration, so it was, at times, a challenging thing for me because not only did my friends and classmates not have a complete grasp of exactly what it was that I desired, my school's guidance...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
325 Words
As a student who starts at Vassar this fall, I can not speak too extensively about exactly what students are like nor dictate who will fit in best because I myself have not even lived on campus yet. However, I can say that I have seen some common trends among the students and classmates I have interacted with. The five adjectives I would use to most accurately describe the Vassar College student body would be edgy, fashionable, intellectual, diverse, and well-rounded. Edgy because students at Vassar are forward-thinking, alternative, and at times, counter-cultural. Passion is edgy, and in Vassar students,...