College Admissions Info

eph4lyfe
Williams College, ‘18
BA,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • 3 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

Rising sophomore at Williams College
From: Garland , Texas
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Williams, Swarthmore, Bowdoin, Tufts, Emory, Northwestern, SMU, Vassar, Oberlin, Trinity, Kenyon, Carleton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

31
ACT
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:

High School Performance

N/A
Rank
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
279 Words
Why Northwestern? As a child, I looked at the world with curious eyes. I sought to understand the dynamics ​​that build strong friendships. My childhood perspective allowed me to appreciate the heartwarming camaraderie of Northwestern. It’s a community that nurtures long - lasting relationships, displayed in the strength of the Wildcat alumni network and the campus culture. Northwestern is diverse, not just in spreadsheets and charts, but in interests. Each of ​t​he six schools offers its own distinct...





Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
321 Words
Imagine looking through a window at any environment that is particularly significant to you. Reflect on the scene, paying close attention to the relation between what you are seeing and why it is meaningful to you. Please limit your statement to 300 words. Grass lives in the cracks of broken asphalt. Trees stand in solitude, little islands of green life against the cold gray of concrete and bright sheen of glass. Clouds float across the heavens, white wisps against an obsidian...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
473 Words
Swarthmore's residential liberal arts community is shaped by its intellectually and culturally vibrant members, who come together to learn and grow through their shared and unique experiences. Briefly discuss how your academic and life experiences would inform, affect, and strengthen our community of thinkers I reminisce about days of sky, good books, and dreams that always seemed within my grasp. Life was something to be discovered, not conquered. I learned because it was all I could do. It wasn’t...







College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
6 Words
Acapella, athletics,...





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





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
6 Words
Weather is...





Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
7 Words
I didn't...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
28 Words
I like that I know my professors really...