College Admissions Info

PBak
PBak
Georgetown University ‘17
BS, Chemistry

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a third-year Chemistry student at Georgetown University. This upcoming academic year I will be studying abroad at St. Catherine's College, Oxford, and after graduation I will be attending the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Accepted At: Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, WashU, Duke, UPenn, UVA, William & Mary
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

2220
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1520
Highest SAT: 2220
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High School Performance

4.48
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Hockey, Lacrosse
Extracurricular Activities: Science Club/Team
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

Was I about to do it? It went against everything I believed in. Never in my life had I tried kabobs from a street cart in England. It was just utterly ridiculous. Yet, I was not alone. I accompanied my brother to the kabob cart on Carnaby Street. It was a decisive moment, and I failed to hold my ground. My brother successfully convinced me to give them a try. Having spent a large portion of my summers with family...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
49 Words
I discussed specifically what activities I would be involved in on campus (i.e. research with Professor Kaveh Jorbachi and shadowing a pediatrician at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital). The more specific you can make the essay to the university, the better the essay will appear to an admissions officer.

Additional Essay Details:
410 Words
The warm summer air ruffled my hair as I took a cursory glance around. The luscious green lawn outside White Gravenor Hall was somewhere I could envision myself leaning against a tree to read a novel or participating in Georgetown Day. At Georgetown, I would be able to pursue my desire to be a connoisseur through the Bakers at Georgetown Club, where I would be learning about the edible pleasure in life with friends. I have begun to learn Russian...







College Admissions Advice

What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
5 Words
The financial...





Recommended summer activities during high school and college
18 Words
I would recommend conducting research...





What set me apart from other applicants
24 Words
I conducted inorganic chemistry research at Georgetown...





What might make for a good “Why Us” essay topic at my school
5 Words
Focus on...





How I chose schools to apply to
10 Words
I chose universities...





Why I ultimately chose my school
20 Words
I wanted to continue my research...