College Admissions Info

kjim25
kjim25
Colgate University, ‘19

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Brooklyn , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Colgate, Stony Brook
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1970
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1390
Highest SAT: 1970
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
662 Words
Pull back the bowstring – muscles straining, fingers searing, left forearm burning – try to put all of my knowledge of archery together. Straighten my back, make sure my feet are parallel to the range wall, and take a deep breath. Despite the fact that there are five other people present, the archery range is delightfully quiet, save for the dull hum of far-off cicadas. The overwhelming tension in my shoulders loosened immediately as I let my arrow fly. My patience was...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
195 Words
I was first inspired to check out Colgate University by a friend mentioned that she thought the school would be a good fit for me academically, and who encouraged me to check it out. When I began my research on the school, I was impressed first and foremost by the beauty of the campus, just from the photos in the brochures and on the website. I regret that I didn’t have the opportunity to visit during the fall. New...



College Admissions Advice

Why I ultimately chose my school
54 Words
I ultimately chose my school out of a multitude of factors, but the most important of...





My advice about getting recommenders
48 Words
Ask early, ask nicely, and KEEP IN TOUCH!! I had a teacher who misunderstood...





How I chose schools to apply to
83 Words
It was tough for me to pick schools, but the most important piece of advice that the college office gave me was not to choose...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
51 Words
I only applied to one large scholarship (Gates Millennium) and I regret that decision. I...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
76 Words
I alumni-interviewed with Stanford, and the one thing I have to say is that it's not as difficult as it seems. Speak sincerely...