College Admissions Info

nadia26
Barnard College, ‘19
BA, Computer Science

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 9 advice topics

Student Background

Barnard sophomore computer science major
From: Brooklyn , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 15+ schools
Accepted At:
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

2240
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1530
Highest SAT: 2240
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

3.70
GPA
N/A
Rank
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

How Spent Summers:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement for Barnard: Childhood memory
314 Words
When I was five, my mom signed me up for both soccer and ballet. On Saturday mornings, I’d jump out of bed, put on my black leotard and pink tights, and have my mom put my hair into a bun - a ritual we’d come to repeat hundreds of times. I’d pack my dance bag with my pink leather ballet flats, and my mom and I would walk the two blocks to the dance studio hand in...





College Admissions Advice

My favorite course thus far, and why
143 Words
I'm took class called Dance in New York City and I absolutely loved it. We saw about 12 dance performances all around NYC in all sorts of different styles, ranging from An American in Paris on Broadway, to Sankai Juku (a butoh dance troupe...





What I’d change about my application process
63 Words
Every aspect of college is really, really expensive, including applications themselves. In my state of panic over applying to...





What I’d change about my application process
63 Words
Every aspect of college is really, really expensive, including applications themselves. In my state of panic over applying to...





List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
161 Words
I consider myself good at interviews, so I did as many as possible. I did interviews for Yale, Brown, Princeton, Barnard, Tufts (all reach schools), and Skidmore (a target school). I found that interviewers are extremely nice. They do these interviews because they want to. They're looking to...





Why I ultimately chose my school
202 Words
I moved to NYC right before high school, and my love for this city was a huge factor in my decision to attend Barnard. I love that Barnard is a women's college, but it isn't a sheltered, female-only environment as so many other colleges are, because of its location and also its relationship with Columbia. Barnard College and Columbia College both...





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





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
186 Words
Admissions leads us to believe many things abut the relationship between Barnard and Columbia which are varying degrees of true. Firstly, Barnard College is an undergraduate college of Columbia University, just as Columbia College is. This means that most of the classes Barnard students take are the same classes that Columbia students take, with some exceptions ...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
53 Words
I love being in New York so much. As much as I love my school, sometimes...





What I’d change about my application process
63 Words
Every aspect of college is really, really expensive, including applications themselves. In my state of panic over applying to...