College Admissions Info

Vanderbilt University, ‘19
BS, Human Resources, Human Resources Management

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a freshman at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee!
From: Chicago , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Vanderbilt, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tulane
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Russian

Test Scores

Highest ACT:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Dance
Extracurricular Activities: American Cancer Society, Choir, Dance, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
How Spent Summers:
Volunteer Experiences:

College Application Essays

Bright-eyed, motivated, determined, a seven year old me sets out for the first day of first grade in a new school. My patchwork turtleneck covers every inch of my neck while the butterflies swirl in my stomach, but I force myself to ignore the feeling. I’ve done this whole “school” thing before, this time it’s just in a new town. But one thing haunts me: what will people think when they find out I’m not like everyone...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
511 Words
I was driving home from work, as the clanging noise that I had been hearing for the past five minutes continued incessantly. Every possible worst-case scenario raced through my mind: my tires are about to explode, my engine is about to spontaneously combust, and worst still, there’s a murderer in my trunk. Slowly, I shifted my gaze to my left side mirror, wondering if perhaps I was missing something obvious…. Oh, man. How could I be SO clueless? To...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
489 Words
Since the day I began looking into colleges, the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been on my radar. I am seeking a large, spirited university located in the Midwest, in a city that always has something new to do and to learn about. The University of Wisconsin-Madison offers me exactly this. When I got the chance to visit the campus and take a tour in March, I was intrigued by what it had to offer me. The University of Wisconsin-Madison has...

Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
483 Words
I feel my insides convulse as I encounter the final moments before my teammates and I take the field and perform. As a senior, I’ve done this endless times, yet somehow every time that same nerveracking feeling overwhelms my body. Despite the emotional games that my body plays on me, I wouldn’t give up what I do for the world. Unlike my peers, I didn’t realize my passion for dancing until seventh grade, but I proved to...

College Admissions Advice

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
44 Words
I interviewed with Vanderbilt University. My biggest tip would be to be yourself...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
38 Words
It's really important to me that Vanderbilt is located near a...

How to increase chances at my school
28 Words
Definitely stay involved and on top of things....

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
56 Words
I did use a private counselor, and mine strongly encouraged showing my personality through my application. Admissions...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
55 Words
I don't think there's necessarily the "right" activities you can do throughout high school. To colleges, it's...