College Admissions Info

Williams College, ‘19
BA, Arabic Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Law and Legal Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Twin, Academic Decathlete,
From: Irving , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Native American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Dartmouth, Hillsdale, Kenyon, Northwestern, Grinnell, Tulane, Texas Christian, Yale-NUS, Williams, Arcadia
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Academic Decathlon, Church, Community Cleanup / Service, Debate Club/Team, Drama Production Crew, Tutoring/Mentoring, School Theater/Plays, German Club, Rotary Club, National Honor Society
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Failure experience
609 Words
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...

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...

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...

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
40 Words
My favorite course so far has been a formal logic class, which...

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

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...

What I’d change about my application process
20 Words
I would have contacted schools more...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
6 Words
Did not...