College Admissions Info

College of William and Mary, ‘18
BA, English, Psychology, Asian Studies, Creative Writing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a sophomore at the College of William & Mary. I like reading, writing, cooking, and eating. I'm undeclared but have several majors in mind.
From: Salem , Virginia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: William & Mary
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1570
Highest SAT: 2330
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 1%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Dance, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, School Band, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

My path to delinquency began in the second grade. At the Montessori school I attended, students had a lot of freedom in deciding their own schedules. I was usually pretty adroit at balancing my own, perhaps with some long division one day, a report on Chester A. Arthur the next. Overall, I was nurturing an adequately well rounded education. This all changed when I discovered that I liked reading. Like, really, really liked it. First, it was Harry Potter and...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
474 Words
I know many people at my high school think I’m a quiet, slightly awkward nerd, and I am. But I’m also an eccentric oddball who quotes Tolkien, has terrible handwriting but loves to send letters, and tends to throw herself overenthusiastically into things like books and movies. My friends are not copious in number, but the ones I do have know and like me for the weirdo I am, as I know and like them (unless one is...

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
512 Words
Her grandmother’s house in upstate New York is unremarkable to a stranger’s eye, but she has known it since before her beginning, and can count its sacred relics. The dusty soap angels kneeling among crinkled paper strips in a basket on the back of the toilet. The poster of the clown child in a green and black costume with pompoms on his shoes and pointed hat. She stands and walks through the musty rooms, punctuated with empty dressers....

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
67 Words
My favorite course so far has been Intro to Creative Writing with Professor Pease. It was a very small, supportive...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
64 Words
Hardworking (many of us take our schoolwork seriously), nerdy (we are enthusiastic about our interests and unafraid to show...

Why I ultimately chose my school
60 Words
William & Mary has strong academics, a lot of great teachers, and a good reputation. It is pretty much...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
56 Words
There has been a real problem with suicides lately. Some people blame it on a culture among...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
94 Words
Williamsburg is quiet and pretty. There is free bus and trolley transportation available for students. There are some really great restaurants nearby, though they can be a bit...