College Admissions Info

American University, ‘19
BS, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: New Rochelle , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Fordham, New School, American, Adelphi
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Haitian Creole

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Jazz / Orchestra, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Political Campaign
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Place you’re content
414 Words
Coming from a family that highly values self sufficiency and independence, my upbringing has been full of character building exercises that involved my parents letting go of the reigns and allowing me to navigate the world on my own. Last summer, my parents allowed me to spend a month visiting extended family overseas. I packed my things and headed over to France to begin my stay. To make sure I was never completely alone, I was allowed to invite my...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
166 Words
My primary goal is to enroll in a program that provides a solid foundation in the study of international relations, global governance, and the impact of the rapid globalization of business on the public. My secondary goal is to study international humanitarian law so that I may stand up for those who may not be able to do so for themselves. American University's School of International Service is renowned for its excellent International Studies program. The curriculum is unique in...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
179 Words
As a Haitian-American, issues involving human rights and humanitarianism are especially important to me. The ongoing immigration issue between the United States and Central America, particularly Honduras, is troubling. There are children coming into the United States in hopes of freedom and an escape from the horrors they face in their home countries such as human trafficking, incredible violence, and illegal drug trade. The United States has been less than receptive to the plights of these children. They are refugees...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
45 Words
Ask whoever you know, especially someone who isn't a teacher. Those people can give...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Be productive with your summers! Work, volunteer,...