Annabae22
Annabae22,
Penn State ‘19
B.A., International Relations, , International Business, , Mathematics
Heading off to PSU next year! Hopefully my successes (and failures) in the college app process will help you out.
Features Included
3
Essays
7
Schools
21
Scores
5
Advice
12
ECs
1
Sports

Background

Hometown Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
GenderFemale
EthnicityAsian, White Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken Mandarin

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)

Applied for a B.A. in International Relations

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Parent

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Personal Statement
661 Words
Art/acting/singing, Summer experience
“Dictionaries define confidence as self-assuredness. I define it as a constant, bright smile. This summer, I spread confidence to children in Taiwan. Their smiles brightened alongside mine as I taught them English. I hope to continue spreading confidence throughout my life by helping those in need. Coming to you from Kennett Square, PA, the mushroom capital of the world, I am Annabelle Schmitt, a girl with that smile.” My legs shook and my entire body begged to escape the blinding...
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Supplemental Essay Issue of personal significance
501 Words
I stand in a room furnished with two mattresses, a desk, chair, and fan. Eight feet away, my mother and sisters stand before an equally empty room. We have one computer and no wifi. The bathroom is no better than the rooms--but for the cockroaches, it is perfect. 歡迎來到花蓮學田國小。Welcome to Hualien Elementary School. My sisters and I start up right away: “Mommy, this is gross! I thought you said Taiwan was nice. Do we really have to stay for an...
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Additional Essay Details
88 Words
I didn't work hard enough on these. Big tip is to simply start early and edit edit edit! Don't be afraid to scrap essays and start over. When you find a topic that you write and write and write about, that may be the one! But it may very well be a story that every other applicant could write. Make sure it's unique to you and really reflects how you can be a great student for a school, whether through...
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General Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
30 Words
I'd apply to more targets! I knew getting into...
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Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
49 Words
This didn't end up helping me very much, but sending in a letter to reiterate...
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Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
54 Words
I stuck with my school guidance counselor, and he was VERY helpful. It's all about being...
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5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
101 Words
Sociable- People at Penn State love to party and love to have fun. Students are always out and about doing *some*thing! Intelligent- Getting into the Main Campus isn't...
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What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
37 Words
~Gym memberships aren't free! Granted it's not much money but it's...
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High School Performance

Weighted GPA
4.30
 
Rank
Top 10%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2170
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1500
Other SAT Scores
SAT Prep
SAT IIs
PSAT Scores

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details11 classes and scores

Sports

SportsTrack & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesDance, Model Congress / Model UN, Community Cleanup / Service, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Marching Band, National Honor Society, School Band, School Jazz / Orchestra, Student Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, School Choir

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Awards Received
Application Additional Materials

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