College Admissions Info

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

My name is Grace. I'm entering my senior year at Emory University.
From: Whitehouse Station , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Sibling
Admission: Early Decision
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: UMich, Emory, NYU, Bucknell, Villanova
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1450
Highest SAT: 2070
Other SAT Scores:
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High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 25%
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Cross Country
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
547 Words
My diverse family consists of a college soccer player, an Ironman competitor, a lacrosse player, a cross country runner, and me. Not to say that I don’t fit in, but I am not enthralled by sports like my parents and siblings before me. I tested a variety of sports like softball, lacrosse, and gymnastics, but they just never stuck. Instead, I choose to live in a world of fairytales, teenage romances, and adventures gone awry. My being is defined...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
78 Words
I talked about Emory's unique student body as well as the opportunities I would be awarded by attending and excelling in a university as prestigious as Emory. I discussed the Educational Studies department specifically as I knew that would be my area of focus if I was accepted. I had met with a professor from the department on my tour so I also discussed the benefit of that and tied that in with the rest of my essay.

College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
49 Words
I looked at schools that were within what I thought a good range for my...

Reaching out to professors and coaches at schools I applied to
46 Words
If you know for sure what you want to major in, it's beneficial to...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
39 Words
Atlanta is a GREAT place to go to school. There's so much...

Why I ultimately chose my school
48 Words
For me, it was between UMich and Emory and it mostly came down to...