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kathballou
kathballou
Mount Holyoke College ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays

Student Background

From: Lawrence , Kansas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Holyoke, Clark, Ursinus, St. Olaf
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1720
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1230
Other SAT Scores:

High School Performance

3.57
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

For as long as I can remember, I have loved learning. My entire childhood included some form of independent, in-depth study completely unrelated to school. While most of my classmates dreaded research papers, I embraced them. I would research relentlessly until my curiosity was satiated. I often remained devoted to one subject for months or even years at a time. My love of knowledge and the pursuit of it began before I was even in pre-school. The idea of flight...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
17 Words
"The expression 'never fear / change' can be interpreted many ways. How might it apply to your life?"

Additional Essay Details:
408 Words
For most of my life, change has made me uneasy. No matter how frequently it proves to be positive, I resist it. I regularly remind myself to welcome change because it’s an essential ingredient in moving forward, but haven’t often taken my own advice. Last year, I faced perhaps the greatest change I have dealt with so far, stepping away from what had been the most important part of my life, not knowing the outcome of that decision....







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