College Admissions Info

Marissa
Marissa
Simmons College ‘18
BS, Statistics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Rising Sophmore at Simmons College in Boston, Ma. I am majoring in Biostatistics.
From: Barrington , Rhode Island
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Hofstra, URI, Drexel, Quinnipiac, MCPHSU, SJU, Pace
Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Italian, Russian

Test Scores

1470
SAT
23
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1070
Highest SAT: 1470
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High School Performance

3.30
GPA
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Junior Classical League / Latin Club, Hospital Volunteer
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College Application Essays

“Shall we start ze class?” asks Zhanat in broken Russian/English, as we all begin to come out of our unique stretching positions. Everyone’s response is an immediate “YES.” Zhanat pushes play; we bow to him and begin plié. I then firmly grasp the barre, forcing my feet into a perfectly turned out first position. Ballet is a place of peace for me. It is where I can be completely content. It is as if everything outside the studio...









Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
1158 Words
Bula Fiji! Standing outside in the fresh ocean breeze, I could see through the palm trees the most beautiful sunrise I had ever seen as I waited outside the Nadi airport for my name to be called. I could not believe I was half way around the world in a country I had always dreamt of visiting, but never imagined it would become a reality. For my high school graduation present, my parents sent me to the Fiji islands on...















College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
27 Words
Use college board! its very helpful in figuring...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
23 Words
Definitely do something over the summer. Get...





What set me apart from other applicants
51 Words
What set me apart from other applicants was my consistent dedication to ballet and community...





My advice about getting recommenders
35 Words
Don't chose a teacher because they have impressive backgrounds. Chose someone...





How I chose schools to apply to
53 Words
Chose schools to apply to based on your gpa, sat, and act scores. Use college board...





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