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allisontennant
allisontennant
Amherst College, ‘19
BA, Environmental Studies, French Language and Literature, International Relations

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement

Student Background

From: , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At: Amherst, Northwestern, Middlebury, Colgate, Hamilton, Grinnell, Butler, Denison, Tufts, Colby, Brandeis
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

35
ACT
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

4.50
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, Dance, Green Club, Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring

College Application Essays

668 Words
The moment before the curtain goes up and the ballet begins, all the lights backstage go out. Soon, the curtain will rise, but for now, almost palpable anticipation radiates from my fellow dancers on the dim stage. Although I’ve been performing for large audiences since I was six, nervous jitters flutter in my stomach, brain, and feet, freezing my whole body in place. Being a classically trained, pre-professional ballet dancer is easy. Sure, I could never wear sandals because...









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