College Admissions Info

gillybean324
gillybean324
Emory University ‘19
BA, Creative Writing, Economics, Mathematics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm an aspiring author/lawyer who would love to help you get into the school of your dreams!
From: Holmdel , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Emory
Denied At:
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

2010
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1410
Highest SAT: 2010
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High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 25%
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High School Type: Other Private
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country, Track & Field, Fencing
Extracurricular Activities: School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Quiz Bowl/Academic Bowl, Chess, Community Cleanup / Service, After School Sports Coach, Academic Decathlon, Charity Drive Organizing, Math Team
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College Application Essays

I wrote about how becoming friends with a special needs child (while volunteering in a special needs sports league) helped me become closer to/accept my autistic twin brother.

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
38 Words
When my college asked me to describe my ideal course, I wrote about an imagined course that would combine studying literature with economics. For example, this course would feature a dystopian novel like 1984 and describe its economic structure.

Additional Essay Details:
16 Words
My college guidance counselor said that my essay was creative and would help me stand out

College Admissions Advice

What set me apart from other applicants
85 Words
I would say what really made me stand out from other applicants was my common-app essay and my extracurriculars. My common-app essay was very deep, and...





How I chose schools to apply to
43 Words
Choose schools that, upon a college tour, you can imagine yourself attending. Look...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
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I interviewed at: Carnegie Mellon William and Mary Johns Hopkins American Washington and Lee Interviews are a great way...