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edicristoforo
edicristoforo
Tulane University ‘18

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a sophomore at Tulane
From: Monson , Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Tulane, Mines, UCSD, Miami
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2150
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
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High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cheer/Spirit Squad, Swimming/Diving
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
635 Words
The only thought i have as I walk through the desecrated streets of my hometown is ”tornados aren’t supposed to happen here”. The highest tower of my church where I used to ring the bell every sunday is blown off, pieces scattered throughout the front lawn. I see the police station where I used to cool off after every Fourth of July parade, falling apart before my eyes. I see friends’ houses completely destroyed, flipped over, missing sides or...









Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
138 Words
Working retail is not a particularly glamorous job, but it has taught me invaluable people skills. There's something about getting yelled at with no power to yell back that curbs a quick temper and makes handling people soon become an easy task. My time at Kmart has made me take a step back and realize my own indecency. Cashiers have absolutely no power over pricing, sizes available, or ad campaigns yet they are the ones taking the abuse from the...



Additional Essay Details:
27 Words
I wrote about personal experiences that helped shape me into the person I am today, and gave me invaluable experience and values that I continue to foster.

College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
85 Words
During my freshman year I took a "Rise of Rome" history class, which had nothing to do with my major, and it became my favorite class...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
90 Words
While Tulane certainly has a party school reputation, my experience during freshman year speaks to the contrary. Everyone who is enrolled is very dedicated to their work...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
57 Words
I interviewed with both a Vanderbilt and Harvard ambassador, and both persons were incredibly nice and answered...





My advice about getting recommenders
147 Words
Although I was initially declared as a fir engineering major when I first applied to schools, both my recommendations letters were from english teachers. They were the teachers that I had the best bond with and as such knew me best and could write...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
70 Words
Greek life dominates Tulane's campus, especially for girls. While you don't have to rush and can certainly have a social life...