College Admissions Info

Columbia University, ‘19
BA, Economics, Political Science and Government

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi, I'm a freshman at Columbia University! I found that the best way to approach the essays was to be sincere, direct, and authentic.
From: , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Columbia, UPenn, Georgetown, Barnard, NYU, Trinity, Lafayette
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1560
Highest SAT: 2310
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 10%
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, Student Council / Government, Habitat for Humanity, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Volunteer Coach
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College Application Essays

“She’s gonna serve short! She’s gonna serve short! Move forward!” they whispered to each other, hastening towards the net. The opposing team was certain that, despite the fact that I was the first server, my serve would fall short, or perhaps not even make it over the net at all. They had rather hastily decided that since I wasn’t a visually formidable opponent, I wasn’t a worthy one. Well, they were definitely right about the unintimidating...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
608 Words
It was two years ago, on a stifling August day in Florence, that I developed an unexpected new passion. The Galleria dell’Accademia swarmed with profusely sweating and exhausted tourists, crouching down to relieve their aching, bag-laden backs. I was one of those many sluggish visitors, and was not particularly looking forward to the tour ahead. The next hour, however, was not what I, or any of us, had expected: it took a few minutes to adjust to our tour...

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