College Admissions Info

Claremont McKenna College, ‘19
BA, Education Studies and Research, History, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Freshman at Claremont McKenna College. College apps is a stressful process for many, but I have found that writing essays can be therapeutic if you make them as "you" as possible.
From: Chennai , California , India
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Sibling
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Claremont (CMC)
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Model Congress / Model UN, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Student Activities Committee, Community Cleanup / Service
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College Application Essays

The Noise Outside My day begins at midnight. A 'Works in Translation' paper looms over vectors, while my historical investigation sits beside meiosis and mitosis. They need thirty-six hours and I have ten. My solution is unconventional. I escape to my bathroom. And it's not what you think it's for. My 3rd generation, metallic i-pod nano is now my best-friend. I have with me my earphones and I have worn a dress and my heels; an instant mood-lifter. While my...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
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Claremont Essay As I began my college application process, I was clear that I wanted small class sizes, a supportive environment, and a college which was diverse in its offerings .When I stumbled upon Claremont McKenna, I had found what I was looking for. As a student who enjoys journalism, I was thrilled to discover that Claremont has its own student- led newspaper, the CMC Forum, which I hope to participate in if I attend. Furthermore, Claremont’s emphasis on...

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
111 Words
This is perhaps one of the key aspects of college applications. I chose schools that I felt would best suit my needs and personality. As I prefer intimate learning environments all my prospective...

How to increase chances at my school
112 Words
I did intensive research on the colleges that I was most interested in. By performing a simple google search, it's fairly easy to see the kind of students that colleges look for (each college...

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I interviewed with three schools- Claremont McKenna, Scripps, and Pomona. All three of them are part of the Claremont College Consortium in California. I personally loved the interview process. It was more...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Leaders, out-going,...

My advice about getting recommenders
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Choose teachers from a subject area that you plan on pursuing. Furthermore, give...