College Admissions Info

Wheaton College , ‘19
BA, English, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I was homeschooled from kindergarten all the way through high school. I enjoy most aspects of academic pursuits, but especially literature and history. I hope one day to write books, and perhaps teach at a college level.
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Wheaton
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1430
Highest SAT: 2040
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Church, Photography / Film
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Movie or book that changed you
685 Words
Until I read The Daughter of Time, I liked history. This was fortunate, since the curriculum my mother used to homeschool me and my sisters was literature based, and as a result, we read a lot of historical fiction. Some I enjoyed more than others, but over the years, as I grew to be quite a voracious reader, historical fiction remained one of my most commonly read genres. And as my reading comprehension developed, classic literature and several historical biographies...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
17 Words
Wheaton requires a testimonial essay, expounding upon one's spiritual growth during the past three or four years.

Supplemental Essay: Scholarship application
33 Words
I applied for a multi-cultural scholarship from my school, and wrote two essays for that purpose, about what diversity means, what I can contribute to make a diverse community, and my personal experience.

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
91 Words
After researching potential colleges extensively, I chose and applied to only one - an extremely risky course of action. It turned out well for me, but -...