College Admissions Info

Tulane University, ‘17
BA, Romance Languages and Literatures, Language Studies and Linguistics, Communication and Media Studies

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Personal statement
  • 2 advice topics

Student Background

From: Point Lookout
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French, Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2080
Highest ACT:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Boarding

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Death of a loved one
528 Words
There were around twenty relatives who had flown in that February night; it was late when we all met up at the house. Some of them claimed they had met me, but I barely remembered anyone by name, and they all looked the same anyway. Everyone had my grandmother’s blue eyes and shared her maiden name, but they harbored accents with a tinge of the Midwest, and I didn’t know what to talk about with them. The music...

College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
514 Words
One thing I've learned from being at Tulane is that opportunities to get involved on campus are not going to fall into your lap, especially considering how large the student body is and how much else is going on outside of the Tulane bubble in New Orleans. However, once you do find yourself in the right place at the right time, or you pay better attention than I did at first, the opportunities are pretty easily attainable. For instance, I applied to work in the student center for next fall, since I've been awarded Work Study. {(For those who don't...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
385 Words
I love Tulane's location. Uptown is a fairly suburban-feeling part of the city, and it's also its most green part. But there's a lot to do in the neighborhood around campus. On Freret Street there are a ton of restaurants, bars, coffee shops and music venues, and on Maple Street there are also a lot of cafés, boutiques and nicer restaurants. Both are within walking distance, and are just two examples of the type of streets you can find around campus; South Carrollton also houses a ton of salons, eateries and shops, and Magazine Street is Uptown's most prevalent...