College Admissions Info

Wellesley College, ‘18
BA, Psychology, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Minnesotan at heart
From: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Wellesley, Barnard, St. Olaf, Carleton, Scripps, ColoradoC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1510
Highest SAT: 2180
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Softball
Extracurricular Activities: School Theater/Plays, Debate Club/Team, Gay/Straight Alliance, Nonprofit, NGO or Charitable Organization
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College Application Essays

605 Words
Four years ago, on the day my family moved out of our suburban house and into the city, I took a moment to say goodbye. For my whole life up to that point, my bedroom was the one with pink walls and white window shades in the top corner of this home. My Polly Pockets dwelled in my closet and my American Girl dolls beneath my bed. My mom watered the blue petunias that she planted next to the driveway...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
57 Words
I wrote a 'Why us?' essay for 7 schools. They each followed a similar pattern of describing how I imagined myself at their campus, what I would contribute, and how the 'energy of the campus' appealed to me. I found a class/place/teacher/event that was unique to that school and described why I liked it.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
17 Words
Design your own class; Describe a time when you were unafraid; Describe the environment you come from;

Additional Essay Details:
498 Words
Why us? Sample: I became interested in Carleton College because of a friend that graduated from my school a couple of years ago. She took a gap year to travel and then came back to study at Carleton. For the past couple years, I watched as her Facebook profile filled up with pictures of the Winter Ball, boxing lessons, accordion players in the street, face paint, and ultimate Frisbee. I got a sense of the energy of the campus through...

College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Enthusiastic, Inquisitive,...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
61 Words
Sexual Health Educator: When I arrived on campus, I was surprised by how many people had had poor...

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
108 Words
This question is meant to find out how much a student has looked into the school. Do some research. Find something unique about the school, like a cool event that was held...

What I’d change about my application process
92 Words
I would have started earlier. I dabbled a bit in writing essays but ended up spending my winter break hunched over my laptop trying to crank out the...

Why I ultimately chose my school
112 Words
I was ultimately choosing between Barnard and Wellesley, two women's colleges. I had a feeling that I would really benefit from the same-sex education, and I stand by that feeling. I absolutely love...