College Admissions Info

Pierce
Pierce
Johns Hopkins University ‘07
BA, English, History

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

law student with entertainment industry background
From: Stonington , California
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Johns Hopkins, Rice, Middlebury, Colby
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: English

Test Scores

2280
SAT
Highest SAT: 2280
Other SAT Scores:
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Sailing, Soccer
Extracurricular Activities: Math Team, Debate Club/Team, National Honor Society, Volunteer Coach

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
73 Words
Johns Hopkins asked what I would do if given a free afternoon and only $10. I started with an amusing anecdote about how I wish I could come up with a controversial or exciting way to spend the afternoon, but then wrote that all I really wanted to do was sit outside and paint. I segued into an essay about my love for art and included small pictures of water colors I had painted.

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
29 Words
I rowed during freshman year, and was involved in several drama groups such as Witness Theater and Throat Culture. I wrote two plays that were performed by Witness Theater.

My advice about getting recommenders
112 Words
My AP history teacher wrote a letter. I asked him because he had chaperoned our trip to the National History Day competition in Washington, DC, and he knew I was passionate about history. I also asked my art teacher to write a letter because of my involvement in National Art Honors Society. I only submitted her letter after reading it,...