College Admissions Info

vipasanakarkee
vipasanakarkee
Wellesley College ‘19
BS, Economics

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

A student of Wellesley College
From: Kathmandu , Nepal
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Wellesley
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Nepali, Hindi, English, French

Test Scores

1970
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1390
Highest SAT: 1970
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

4.00
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Boarding
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Softball
Extracurricular Activities: Student Council / Government, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism, Conservancy Volunteer, Library Volunteer
How Spent Summers:
Awards Received:
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College Application Essays

685 Words
After I was appointed the Deputy School Captain and the House Captain, a conjoint role, I exited the assembly hall to be congratulated by my peers and teachers. One of the seniors that I am closest to pulled me aside, congratulated me and said, ‘All House Captains are left alone at some point during their leadership.’ I was startled. My first day in the leadership position and I was already nervous. Even though I received many encouraging words, I was...











Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
568 Words
After completing high school, my mother was married off to another family at the tender age of nineteen, and struggled to further her education while handling family responsibilities in her new roles as a house wife as well as a mother to a newly born child. In a country where women education is not prioritized, I have been very fortunate to be able to go to school. A mentality still exists in Nepal where success of women is measured in...









Additional Essay Details:
13 Words
My essay was about how being a leader means working along, not dominating.

College Admissions Advice

What I’d change about my application process
44 Words
I wish I had contacted the current students more. Wellesley is an absolutely...





My advice about getting recommenders
31 Words
Don't think of your recommenders only a month before...





My favorite course thus far, and why
48 Words
My favorite course thus far has been my Political Science course. It's an engaging...





What I now know about my school that I never would have known prior to enrolling
21 Words
I did not fully fathom ho...