College Admissions Info

Stetson University, ‘19
BA, History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

From: Punta Gorda , Florida
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: Yes
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Grandparent, Other Family Member
Applied To: 4 schools
Accepted At: Stetson, SCAD
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2100
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High School Performance

GPA, Weighted
Top 5%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: National Honor Society, Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Church
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College Application Essays

I'm the first member of my immediate family to enter college with the intention of finishing. My major is undecided, but I've been interested in art and writing since before I can remember, I picked up a love of history in high school, and I was recently told I'd be a wonderful teacher, so all three are appealing subjects of study to me. I graduated in the top five percent of my high school class and am going to a...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
22 Words
I wrote about the first time I paid for food with my own money--an experience that helped me mature as a person.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
21 Words
I wrote about the immense experience marching band had on me as a person throughout my middle and high school years.

Additional Essay Details:
285 Words
I lost my application essays after my hard drive crashed, but they were a true labor of love and I've never written something academic that was more lyrical than my marching band essay. It was lovely. It's easy to think that an essay has to follow strict and rigid guidelines in order to be taken seriously, but this is a huge lie. Essays can be much more than just essays--they can be stories, they can be rich in imagery and...

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
92 Words
I had an interview with a rep from Yale University halfway through my senior year, and found myself very unprepared for it. Your interview is an important personal...

What I’d change about my application process
196 Words
I wish I had known more about scholarships available to me and taken a more active approach to seeking out a college fit for me. My high school's staff, while a well meaning bunch, didn't know the first thing about college past our local institution. It's important to know that guidance counselors and advisers don't know everything! You have...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
111 Words
I did both! And I'm still applying for scholarships whenever I can find them. I've only taken out federal loans, so I don't have much advice on them, but to address scholarships--do any...