TwinExtraordinaire
TwinExtraordin,
Williams ‘19
B.A., Arabic Language and Literature, , German Language and Literature, , Law and Legal Studies
Twin, Academic Decathlete,
Features Included
3
Essays
15
Schools
18
Scores
5
Advice
10
ECs
0
Sports

Background

Hometown Irving, Texas
GenderFemale
EthnicityNative American, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken German

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
  • Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
  • Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Amherst College (Amherst, MA)
  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

Applied for a B.A. in Arabic Language and Literature

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

These essays haven't been tagged by school. Click school logos above to see tagged essays.

Personal Statement
609 Words
Failure experience
I couldn't get the words out. Confound this speech! I practiced so tirelessly, and here it was, dancing around on the tip of my tongue, refusing to make the vital transition into audible sound. I paused for what felt like an eternity, locked into a statuesque torture of mortification as I struggled to recall my next line. As it came to me, I regained my composure, and carried on with an outward expression that disguised my inner panic. I finished...
Read more...
Supplemental Essay Amusing anecdote
363 Words
I once asked my mother what a superhero would be if he didn't have all of that "super" to help him. She told me a non-super hero was a person with good character. I had no idea what this truly meant until I met the man who has since become not only my hero, but the hero of many of my peers. My life changed when I met Greg Jackson, the Academic Decathlon coach at my school. Last year, when...
Read more...
Supplemental Essay “Why us” school essay
290 Words
Northwestern University has long fascinated me with its unique combination of academic excellence and school-wide sense of community and spirit. While most schools of similar academic caliber to Northwestern tend to care solely about academics and have very little effort devoted to unifying activities such as supporting sports teams, this is not the case at Northwestern, where I feel I will be able to fully immerse myself in a true college atmosphere where my peers and I can share a...
Read more...

General Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
40 Words
My favorite course so far has been a formal logic class, which...
Read more...
5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
9 Words
Open minded, free...
Read more...
What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
36 Words
You are required to take a total of four PE classes...
Read more...
What I’d change about my application process
20 Words
I would have contacted schools more...
Read more...
Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
6 Words
Did not...
Read more...

High School Performance

GPA
4.00
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 1%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest ACT
33
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
2180
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1510
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details13 classes and scores

Sports

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesAcademic Decathlon, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Drama Production Crew, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Theater/Plays, German Club, Rotary Club, National Honor Society

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

Similar Profiles

elle2020
Brown ‘20


Accepted to Brown, UPenn, Wellesley, Kenyon, Macalester, Holyoke, Harvard, Bowdoin

Just another girl finally through the college apps rat race. I'm happy to share with you what I did to get through it! Currently I'm pre-law and possibly majoring in Public Policy.
Pierce
JHU ‘07


Accepted to JHU, Rice, Middlebury, Colby

law student with entertainment industry background
kschloz
Notre Dame ‘19


Accepted to South Carolina, Notre Dame

I am a rising sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, double majoring in accounting and spanish with a focus on international business.
catyatsmith
Smith ‘19


Accepted to Smith, Clark, UMass

Smith College Class of 2019. English Language and Literature Major.
Claire213
Northeastern ‘20


Accepted to Northeastern

Hey! I'm an incoming freshman at Northeastern University with a combined major in English and linguistics. I'm from a small town in Illinois, and I'm hugely passionate about theater, politics, and civil rights.