College Admissions Info

mmarie
mmarie
Boston College ‘19
BA, Psychology, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Freshman at Boston College. I don't know exactly what I am going to study, but I know I love traveling, swimming, eating, and volunteering. Let me know if you have any questions!
From: Washington , District of Columbia
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Accepted From Waitlist
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: BC, Villanova, Colgate, UConn, Wake Forest
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Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2110
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1470
Highest SAT: 2110
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High School Performance

3.98
GPA
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High School Type: International
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Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving
Extracurricular Activities: Japanese Club, Special Olympics, National Honor Society, Community Cleanup / Service, Athletics Organization
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College Application Essays

Tangled Times A frizzy mane of unruly ringlets crowns me as the owner of the Hair That Cannot Be Tamed. With corkscrew curls poking out freely from every inch of my head, I am quickly given the nickname “Fro-Fro”-- half lovingly and half mockingly-- by the children in my 5th grade class. Believing that there is truth in their ridicule, I decide to try out a new ‘do. I make a valiant attempt to tame my curls by creating...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
204 Words
Colgate University takes my breath away; that’s why I applied. The kindness took my breath away: receiving handwritten thank-you notes after visiting showed me the personal touch and genuine community at Colgate. The beauty of the campus took my breath away: the rolling hills and out-of-the-way feel made it stunning during the summer-- what I thought was its most stunning season. Wrong. I received my two-sided poster in the mail, showing me Colgate’s fall/winter scenery-- a tactic...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
253 Words
What is your favorite word and why? Genki: A Japanese adjectival noun meaning to be happy, energetic, and fit. Genki is the embodiment of what I believe it means to be healthy; not healthy simply by the classic physical standards, but rather in mind, body, and spirit. If someone is genki, it means they are healthy enough to achieve their full potential, and able to exude that happiness and productivity to those around them. As a third-culture kid, I have...





College Admissions Advice

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
131 Words
I recommend doing summer activities that interest you, and also would set you apart. For example, if you are interested in being premed, so a hospital related internships would be great. If thats not realistic, a job that pays...





What I’d change about my application process
196 Words
I wish that I had spend less time stressing about each of my applications after I had applied. Once you hit send, there is nothing you can do. If you get waitlisted or deferred, that is the only time you should send in more information. It is important to start early so you don't stress at the very end,...





What set me apart from other applicants
160 Words
I used cultural diversity and travel to set me apart. Even though I am a white American, I have lived overseas most of my life and I used that to show how I am unusual. Even if you aren't an international kid, you can emulate this by joining...





Why I declined other schools
147 Words
Colgate: Although I loved Colgate, I decided not to go there because of its rural location, size, and strong Greek life presence. Initially, I thought the school was cute and beautifully nestled in the mountains. It is cute, but when I envisioned myself being...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
204 Words
I interviewed at Wake Forest, Colgate, and College of William and Mary. Although Colgate doesn't officially offer them, when you get a tour it is a good idea to sign up for one. Since it is a smaller school, they really care about your true interest. I really enjoyed my Wake Forest interview. It was pretty basic, but their questions allowed...