College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Senior at Duke University Majoring in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology & Women's Studies
From: Minneapolis , Minnesota
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: U of Minnesota
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1200
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Softball, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Other Religious Affiliation, Community Cleanup / Service, Library Volunteer, School Band, Math Team, National Honor Society, Tutoring/Mentoring, Junior R.O.T.C., Mock Trial, Other Club/Activity, Other Club/Activity, Other Club/Activity, Other Club/Activity, Other Club/Activity
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College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
130 Words
While researching potential college campuses, I came across Duke University. And the more I learned about it, the more interested I became. However, it wasn’t until I visited the campus personally that I knew that Duke was the right place for me. As I walked across campus I immediately felt like I belonged. The environment and all of its surroundings were welcoming and seemed familiar. I was able to see real classrooms, students, and even talk to a professor....

Supplemental Essay: Other
0 Words

Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
231 Words
Throughout my life there have been countless barriers that I have had to face, including personal and cultural barriers. Ever since I was little I always knew that I was different. All the girls in my class would always talk about boys and how cute they were, but I never thought anything of them. It was when I turned fourteen that I finally came out to my mother that I was gay. It was by far one of the scariest...

Supplemental Essay: Other
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College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
47 Words
Don't be too nervous about the interview. Obviously it is extremely important, but just...

What set me apart from other applicants
44 Words
Colleges today look for a well rounded student. Just because you have straight...

How to increase chances at my school
28 Words
Signing an "Early Decision" contract lets the school...

Why I ultimately chose my school
74 Words
I chose Duke because it's a GREAT school and was one of the best schools to go to for my major. It's...

My advice about getting recommenders
34 Words
If you choose a recommender make sure to give them...

Post-college plans
17 Words
Plan on going to Graduate...

My favorite course thus far, and why
14 Words
So many classes that...

How to deal with the stress of applying to college
33 Words
Applying to school is super stressful and honestly my coping...

What I learned transitioning from high school to college
29 Words
You hit the ground running. There really is no...

Research, job or internship opportunities available to students at my school (Duke)
36 Words
There are tons of research opportunities at Duke, I don't think...

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling (Duke)
57 Words
There are a lottttt of different conservative opinions, so prepared. Also there have been several instances of...

How I would rate the career center or my advisor (Duke)
32 Words
My academic advisor was literally my lifeline, an amazing mentor...

How I would rate the diversity of the student body (Duke)
44 Words
In regards to racial diversity, half of the student body is white, 14% Asian, 7%...