College Admissions Info

Macalester College, ‘19
BA, Computer Science, Psychology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Tech-lover, Computer-wiz, and Gamer-geek. Macalester '19.
From: Plymouth , Minnesota
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Macalester, U of Minnesota, Augsburg
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Portuguese, German

Test Scores

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

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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: German Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. 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....

College Admissions Advice

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Accepting, Liberal,...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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Create better...

What I’d change about my application process
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Write down the CORRECT dates for when...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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Don't be scared to take out loans. Many people do, and...

How to increase chances at my school
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Talk about internationalism or lack-of. Macalester also...