College Admissions Info

kazerie
kazerie
Tulane University ‘15
BA, Art History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Undergraduate junior at Tulane University- studying Art History, Political Science, and French
From: Gaithersburg , Maryland
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 14 schools
Accepted At: Tulane, Richmond, UMD, American, Syracuse, Case, UDel, Pitt, BU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1920
SAT
30
ACT
Highest SAT: 1920
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High School Performance

3.60
GPA
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: School Choir, Habitat for Humanity, Jewish Student Union, Charity Drive Organizing
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College Application Essays

I remember where I was when it happened. It was a rainy afternoon at Camp Timber Tops in the Poconos, and as I passed my counselor in the post office, she informed me that I had a very special package waiting for me. Of course I knew exactly what it was. I finally received the brown cardboard box that held the contents of my dreams for the previous six months. Would it fulfill my expectations? What if I didn’t...











College Admissions Advice

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
11 Words
Sorority, active in clubs, lived in residential college for two years

Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
30 Words
I had a college advisor. I can't remember any specific advice but she gave me a lot of feedback on my essays and helped me to narrow down my list.

How to increase chances at my school
8 Words
Involvement in community service is a huge plus

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
30 Words
Make yourself busy- whether you have a job or an internship or are participating in a program. Show that you can balance activities and you are involved in your community.

What I like about my school’s location and culture
33 Words
I love New Orleans and the city really has become a second home to me. I am studying abroad right now and find that I miss New Orleans more than I miss home.

What I’d change about my application process
7 Words
I wouldn't apply to so many schools.

Why I ultimately chose my school
107 Words
I applied to 14 schools, was accepted to 12, and had narrowed it down to my top 4 just days before I had to make my choice. Tulane was the last school I visited, and I visited about 2 weeks before decision day. I had a very difficult time making a decision, and I ultimately chose Tulane on a total whim. I never had...