College Admissions Info

smithie12318
smithie12318
Smith College, ‘18
BS,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A current undergrad at Smith College, double majoring in East Studies & Economics
From: Highland Park , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Smith, Rutgers, BC
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, French

Test Scores

2000
SAT
28
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2000
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High School Performance

4.44
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), School Jazz / Orchestra, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Yearbook, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Chinese heritage
661 Words
As the world prepared to celebrate Thanksgiving on November 23, 1995, I came into existence. Only a few years ago, my entire family had immigrated from China to America. My mother had mixed feelings at first about her pregnancy. She no longer had to worry about the one-child policy, but my father reminded her that the family wasn’t in the best financial situation. With only one person working, could they afford to have another child? Ultimately, my parents decided to keep...









Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
164 Words
A stuffed rabbit peeked out from a pile of prizes. I ogled her orange body and ears that were alternately bright pink and highlighter yellow. The connection was immediate, and I snatched her up greedily before anyone else could. When my sister saw how tightly I clutched the rabbit, she traded the last of her summer reading tickets for my prize. At the age of two, I encountered my first friend. She became my confidant, my cheerleader – someone who accepted...



Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
416 Words
Modern media is full of news about men making big impacts on society through politics, business, and technology. However, I have always been inspired by women who have dedicated themselves to public service. In particular, Mother Teresa and her sisters have touched countless lives by running hospitals, orphanages, and soup kitchens in over 133 countries. Their benevolence and charity has been my constant inspiration to follow in their footsteps and “give Wholehearted and Free Service to the poorest of the poor”....







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
626 Words
My love for humanities began when I was in sixth grade. At Chinese school, my teacher picked me to represent my class in a history competition. Most fifteen year olds would shudder at the thought of remembering and reciting the long span of Chinese history, but I conquered the challenge with determination. For several hours every day, my father helped me understand the origins of China. Learning the political, cultural, and social aspects of my second home was so fascinating...









Additional Essay Details:
1642 Words
Since freshman year in high school, my involvement in DECA has fueled my interest in business. After three years of participating in competitions and manual writing, I have gained a lot of knowledge, but I’m eager to learn even more by pursing business as a career. Through repeated practices in role plays and business etiquette, DECA not only nourished me into an experienced leader, but also taught me to appreciate commitment to service. The club gave me the opportunity...























College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
112 Words
At Smith College, many students join the Student Event Committee in their first year. The Student Event Committee (SEC) is the main student programming organization at Smith, hosting over 100 free events annually. Formed...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
93 Words
Wellesley Interview - 45 minutes. Interviewer asked the standardized questions found in the "Sample Questions." Link is below: http://www.wellesley.edu/admission/aar/responsibilities/interviews/questions Overall,...