College Admissions Info

Smith College, ‘19
BS, Neuroscience, International Legal Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness.
From: Korca , Albania
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Smith, Lewis & Clark
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Italian

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1380
Highest SAT: 1950
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High School Performance

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Top 10%
High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: High at first but got worse

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Debate Club/Team, Film, Nursing Home Volunteer, Gay/Straight Alliance
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College Application Essays

Growing up, I created my narrative through stories, and the lack of them. There was a t.A.T.u. music video playing on TV and my mother hurriedly changing the channel, alarmed, while telling me those people are sick. There is a boy who spent his high school years hiding, yet whenever he passed by the girls would scorn and the boys would kick him. There are all these people laughing when they heard that the boy had committed...

Supplemental Essay: Amusing anecdote
42 Words
The prompt was about the best gift we've ever given/been given, and I wrote about a small gift one of the girls I saw every week at the orphanage while I was studying abroad gave me and its significance to me.

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Getting involved with multiple extracurricular activities from different fields gave me...

My favorite course thus far, and why
36 Words
Multiple college interviews asked me about my favorite course in high...

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
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Students at my school are highly active in their extracurriculars, very...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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I would work on the issue of transparency between...

What I’d change about my application process
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I would have made my personal statement, essays, and extracurriculars more connected together and foremost, more connected to what I want to...