College Admissions Info

Columbia University, ‘15
BA, Art History

Profile Overview

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  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
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Student Background

Columbia University 2015 Grad
From: Oakland , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Columbia, Princeton, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Barnard, NYU, BU, Northwestern, Stanford
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1550
Highest SAT: 2290
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Dance, American Red Cross
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College Application Essays

In Oakland, I’ve learned what it means to be a citizen. Having gone to a middle school that had an extreme focus on community service, in high school, I looked for a means to continue being an active resident in Oakland. I discovered the Red Cross Blood Services my sophomore year and have been volunteering ever since. Red Cross is a very personal cause as I have a blood condition and understand the importance of what a blood donation...

Additional Essay Details:
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Talking about Boston University and what I wish to accomplish there is impossible without first explaining my infatuation with the nuances of urban life. Growing up in the Bay Area, I’ve been blessed with the opportunities only available to people living among three historic metropolises. Going between San Francisco, Berkeley, and Oakland every day has exposed me to a wide range of experiences that have played pivotal parts in my adolescence and ultimately, the person I have become. Each...

College Admissions Advice

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