College Admissions Info

sofietulane
sofietulane
Tulane University ‘17
BA, Political Science and Government, Public Health

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

tulane class of 2017
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Tulane, ConnCollege, Skidmore
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:

Test Scores

2020
SAT
29
ACT
Highest SAT: 2020
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

3.20
GPA
High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey, Sailing, Track & Field
How Spent Summers:
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College Application Essays

According to my parents, I came home from camp each summer a different person. From the summer before sixth grade until the summer before my junior year, I attended Camp Fuller in Wakefield, RI for a month. Camp was a sanctuary, a place where I could both reflect on and escape my life at home. My second summer at camp was when I really started to thrive. I found my group of friends and started taking risks that I never...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
272 Words
When my dad first mentioned Tulane, I was skeptical. I knew that I wanted a small liberal arts school, and Tulane didn’t seem like it fit that mold. However, the more I looked into Tulane, I realized that it is in fact a small liberal arts college, among many other things. Tulane is great because it has the best of both worlds. It has a medium sized student population, but the classes are like a small liberal arts school,...





College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
51 Words
Be as genuine as possible. This college essay is my second attempt. For my early applications I used a different one that was trying too hard, and I didn't get in to any of those schools. I think its really important to really show yourself, and don't worry about being formal.

List of schools I interviewed with and my interview experience
42 Words
My best interview was with the school I cared least about. Don't freak out about interviews, just make sure you're confident. Make sure to act genuine, and just remember its only a casual conversation, theres no need to freak out over it!