College Admissions Info

Columbia University, ‘17
BA, Political Science and Government, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 8 advice topics

Student Background

From: , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Columbia
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 5%
High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Sailing
Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:
Awards Received:

College Application Essays

College Admissions Advice

What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
67 Words
Definitely try to differentiate Columbia from other Ivy Leagues. Talking about why you want to be in NY is great,...

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
17 Words
Political related clubs, Arts related...

My favorite course thus far, and why
27 Words
Anything in the Columbia core curriculum - it's...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Busy, stressed,...

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
72 Words
I tried using one, and did not have a good experience. As someone outside my school, she just didn't have a good...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
62 Words
Try to make all your summers cohesive so they can all align with what you're passionate about. Definitely explore...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
43 Words
Being in NYC is amazing for numerous reasons - art, culture, social life,...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
51 Words
I chose to get really involved with Greek life because it made Columbia seem like...