College Admissions Info

Spelman College, ‘16
BA, International Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

An international studies major at Spelman College.
From: Raleigh , North Carolina
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American
Legacy: Both Parents
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Alabama, Drexel, Temple, Howard, FAMU, N.C. A&T, Spelman
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

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High School Type: Boarding
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
College Classes In High School:
Academic Performance in High School: Low one semester/year
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Field Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: Green Club, Drama Production Crew, School Choir, Student Activities Committee

College Application Essays

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College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
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Try to visit as many campuses as possible. Check with your school,...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
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Student ambassador; Army ROTC (2012-2013); Peer Assistant Leader for New Student...

Post-college plans
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Fulbright Fellowship or Peace Corps or...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Any research opportunities that pertain to...