College Admissions Info

DrewMcArthur
Hamilton College ‘19
BS, Neuroscience, Computer Science

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Studying Neuroscience and Computer Science at Hamilton College. Currently self employed, freelance webdevelopment.
From: Dartmouth , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Hamilton, Skidmore, UMass
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1980
SAT
34
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1400
Highest SAT: 1980
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High School Performance

4.38
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Marching Band, National Honor Society, School Band, School Theater/Plays, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

On a snowy March day two years ago, school was cancelled, giving me a whole day with a sudden lack of agenda. I could have spent the time playing in the snow, or planning summer longboarding runs with my friends, or watching documentaries on black holes. Unexpectedly, it would turn out to be a day that I learned something big. Longboarding is a sport directed by friction and gravity, the forces that let a rider slow down and speed up. ...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
248 Words
Throughout my education, I have found great value in customizing my studies. I completed Algebra 1 and 2 independently to increase the flexibility of my schedule and maximize the level of challenge and depth of my high school math classes. Hamilton will allow me to continue to push myself to the horizon of my abilities, as I explore science in the context of a liberal arts education with classes in fields such as linguistics and philosophy. An important aspect of Hamilton’s...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
196 Words
Last April, I visited Brown University and went on a tour and attended an information session. One unique thing that hasn’t happened at any of the other schools I’ve visited so far has stuck with me. As I followed the tour group across campus, numerous students were waving and smiling, shouting at the prospectives to “come to Brown!” This gave me an insight into Brown’s living environment. Another piece that jumped out at me during the information...



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