College Admissions Info

fordham2015
fordham2015
Fordham University, ‘15
BS,

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

From: , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Prefer Not to Share
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 10 schools
Accepted At: Howard, Fordham, UConn, Stony Brook, Binghamton, Hunter
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1890
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1890
SAT Prep:
SAT IIs:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Hospital Volunteer, Yearbook, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Additional Essay Details:
77 Words
Essentially, I picked "Topic of Your Choice" option for the common application personal statement section. I wrote about when I battled with poor body image and disordered eating when I was sixteen and how it changed the way I view myself and life. It sounds like a dreary topic, but I livened it up by writing it in my own personal voice, and not really feeling sorry for myself. It was almost like a memoir/journal entry.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
199 Words
Honestly, I admit that I was somewhat aimless when I chose schools to apply to. Sometimes I added schools to my list because they waived my application fee and I thought, "why not?" My advice would be to really research your schools and have three ranks of schools: safeties, targets, and reaches. Safeties are schools you know you will definitely...





What I’d change about my application process
158 Words
The hardest part for me when it came to applying to college was actually writing my personal statement. I think the mistake I made was have so many people read it and give me their input. Each time someone read it, they'd give me criticism completely opposite...





My advice about getting recommenders
100 Words
I had three teachers and my guidance counselor each write me a letter of recommendation. I chose teachers who I had taken several classes with throughout high school and who...