College Admissions Info

snewton7
snewton7
Beloit College, ‘19
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 7 advice topics

Student Background

From:
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: WWU, PSU, U of Montana, Marlboro
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1980
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
SAT Prep:
PSAT Scores:

High School Performance

3.30
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Public
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

307 Words
Although it is not technically on her property, I have always felt like my nana’s pond belonged to me. But not in a territorial or possessive way. I do not remember going there as a baby, but simply knowing that I have been going there my whole life makes me feel a sense of trust towards it. Settled in rural southern Vermont, my family sometimes visits it over summer vacations. I walk from the house down the gravel road...





College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
57 Words
I received generous merit- and need-based scholarships from my school. I have loans as well, and I...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
57 Words
I interviewed for Smith College with an alum who lives in my area, and at Marlboro College...





What set me apart from other applicants
132 Words
During my junior and senior years I participated in a dual-enrollment program offered by my school district, which allowed me to enroll in community college classes and earn high school and college credit simultaneously. This showed admissions staff that I...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
65 Words
Personally, I worked. Save as much money as you can for college as early as possible. It was hard for...





Why I declined other schools
76 Words
I applied to large state universities as cost-effective safety schools. After doing a bit more research, I learned that the classes and teachers...





Why I ultimately chose my school
48 Words
I chose Beloit College for its small class sizes, close-knit community, and strong support...





How I chose schools to apply to
207 Words
I relied heavily on the Colleges that Change Lives book. I wanted to attend a school whose educational philosophy places emphasis on critical thinking. I had not yet (and still haven't) decided on what to study, so I did not choose schools based on specific programs or majors offered. Most of the schools that met my criteria (out of state, small, intellectual...