College Admissions Info

University of Georgia, ‘19
BS, Teaching, Social Studies Teacher Education, Social Science Teacher Education, History Teacher Education

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Social Studies Education major who's really bad at sports but pretty good at school. Strengths are essay writing, editing, and making it sound like you are a student colleges want to fight each other for. First Gen with no money.
From: Evans , Georgia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: UGA, Alabama, Mercer
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Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1490
Highest SAT: 2150
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High School Performance

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Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Beta Club, Tutoring/Mentoring, French Club, Hospital Volunteer, Library Volunteer, National Honor Society, Nursing Home Volunteer, School Choir
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College Application Essays

Basically told everything about my family life and how I had to take care of them and how it was difficult being a first gen college student, the first to be able to walk at high school graduation, and my own personal mental health difficulties. Also discussed my dreams as a teacher, the inspiration behind it, and how my summer volunteering and other work connects to it.

College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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During high school, the best summer activities are either volunteer work or having a part time job. Volunteer work shows that you are able to handle varying levels of responsibility when...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I ultimately chose UGA not only because of the beautiful campus and wonderful college town surrounding it (although it did play a part!), but because of the huge amounts of opportunities academically...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
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Athens is right in the middle of my hometown and Atlanta, so trips home or to the big city are a possibility for me! UGA was built before Athens was really a town, so the phrase "college town" PERFECTLY describes it!...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
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I'm a first generation college student, and for good reason: my family isn't exactly "East Egg" material, if you know what I mean. I'm an in-state GA student with good grades, so I...

My advice about getting recommenders
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As far as recommenders go, don't just go with a teacher that you has an easy class with, or made good grades with. Make sure they REALLY know you as a person, and that they...