College Admissions Info

ana.pooley97
ana.pooley97
Macalester College ‘19
BA, Computer Science, Bilingual and Multicultural Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Coder, nerd, hackathon-lover, CodeDay Evangelist, Start-up Queen, Macalester '19.
From: Plymouth , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Macalester, U of Minnesota, Tulane
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: German, Portuguese

Test Scores

2110
SAT
33
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
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High School Performance

3.50
GPA
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: High at first but got worse
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Rugby
Extracurricular Activities: Computer / Technology Volunteer, German Club, Computer / Technology Volunteer
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College Application Essays

Throughout my academic career, I have always been drawn to the "nuts and bolts" behind the functioning of computers. I am fascinated by computer programs, and have found satisfaction and fulfillment in both learning about them and applying my knowledge and creativity towards coding them hands-on. Along the way, I have been taken aback by the unnecessary barriers that have been placed in my path, and in the paths of other women. There is a belief in some groups that...









College Admissions Advice

Why I declined other schools
16 Words
Financial Aid. But sometimes schools...





Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
12 Words
Took out some loans...





How to increase chances at my school
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Talk about internationalism or lack...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
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That the dorms they show...





5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Liberal, Accepting,...