College Admissions Info

Kalyani
Kalyani
The College of New Jersey - TCNJ ‘18
BA, Psychology Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 1 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

From: Hillsborough , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Rutgers, Muhlenberg, CMU, Northeastern, Drexel
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Hindi, Marathi, French

Test Scores

2170
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1500
Highest SAT: 2170
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.90
GPA
Top 10%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Art/acting/singing
666 Words
The heat is unbearable. I wipe the sweat forming on my forehead and roll up my sleeves before I begin. Taking a seat on the old stool in front of the wheel, I dip my hands in the water bowl and reach for the clay. Between my small hands, the mound is dense and difficult to mold. I manage a rounded figure and start to turn the wheel. The beginning is always the most challenging. The metal disk before me...









Supplemental Essay: Using a metaphor
221 Words
Considering the many variables that contribute to our lives, it is impossible to be sure of the validity of them all. Sometimes, we know exactly what we want to be in the future, but are clueless in how to get there. Other times, we may be sure the path we’re on is the right one but the destination itself is not in sight. I learned early on that not everything can be planned and that knowledge is meant to...





College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Considerate, Intelligent,...





Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
3 Words
Greek...





My favorite course thus far, and why
5 Words
Biopsychology (which...





Why I ultimately chose my school
30 Words
I really liked the people and the friendly atmosphere....





What I like about my school’s location and culture
17 Words
Its a closed campus which...