College Admissions Info

kcarlton96
kcarlton96
Bates College , Tulane University ‘18
BS,

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I am a sophomore at Tulane University studying Marketing and Management
From: Austin , Texas
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Transfer
Applied To: 7 schools
Accepted At: Bates, Clark, Bryn Mawr, Smith, Tulane, Rhodes
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1880
SAT
Converted SAT Score: 1340
Highest SAT: 1880
SAT Prep:

High School Performance

4.20
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Admissions or Post-Acceptance Committee, Student Council / Government, National Honor Society
How Spent Summers:
Work:
Awards Received:
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Creative personal story
671 Words
In the last 6 months, I have learned how to capture the attention of 13-to-16 year old girls for an entire hour. I’ve discovered that although rural Maine is an adventure of its own, I’m a city girl at heart. I’ve realized that I’m intrigued by the psychology of consumer decision making. And most of all, I’ve learned the importance of bean boots. During my college search process, I had no idea what I wanted to...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
418 Words
As I passed a study space at Tulane during my recent visit to Tulane I saw a girl studying with a friend with her shoes off, looking as comfortable as I do on my couch in my living room. Our tour guide’s anecdotes continued to reiterate the idea of the Tulane being a family and how it is such an incredible place to grow. I could see myself growing academically within the community. When I look at Tulane on...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
359 Words
During my first visit to Bates, my tour guide said that I should always plan for a two-hour meal because students at Bates love to talk. After hearing that I knew these were my people. Three months later I arrived at the Commons for dinner, hoping his theory would prove true. Earlier in the day, I crossed paths with the only freshman from Austin, Misha, while sitting in on the class Environment and Society. He kindly invited me to dinner....





Additional Essay Details:
581 Words
Here is my first personal statement: I ripped open the envelope and screamed with excitement. I was accepted to CITYterm. With the acceptance came a hefty scholarship, which is what allowed me to participate in this four-month adventure. I wanted a shift from my tiny high school in Austin, TX and I was ready for an opportunity to expand my love for project-based learning. I ventured to New York City with my parka and my curiosity. I returned home with...









College Admissions Advice

5 adjectives that describe a typical student at my school (Feel free to elaborate!)
5 Words
Kind, Passionate,...





How to approach transferring schools
30 Words
Make sure you try everything out at your first...