College Admissions Info

thezhgguy
thezhgguy
Georgetown University ‘15
BA, Art History

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Tall nerdy art-enthusiast from the south. I also enjoy star-gazing. ENFJ
From: Nashville , Tennessee
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: Both Parents, Grandparent, Other Family Member
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Georgetown, Tufts, Tulane, Miami OH, Bates, Bowdoin, Syracuse, Colorado, UMich
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

34
ACT
SAT IIs:
Highest ACT:
Other ACT Scores:
ACT Prep:

High School Performance

3.80
GPA
High School Type: Other Private
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Tennis, Golf
Extracurricular Activities: Japanese Club
Awards Received:
Application Additional Materials:

College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Study/travel abroad
877 Words
The world is a very interesting place. Everywhere one goes there will be a different and unique culture with its own customs and traditions. I want to experience as much of this diversity as possible. The study of different cultures intrigues me. I find it cool that there are so many distinctive types of people out there; people that aren’t anything like me. I always knew that this was true, but knowing and experiencing are two very different things. ...













Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
316 Words
I’m not the most athletic looking kid around. I’m very tall and extremely thin, and people never let me forget it. Whether playing tennis or shooting hoops with friends, I’m always reminded of my strange physique, even while winning. But luckily, bowlers don’t have to look all too athletic. But, I’m the captain of my school’s Varsity Bowling Team. For me, bowling is a sport, a real sport. And sure, maybe it doesn’t...





Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
869 Words
I love anime and manga. And people, when I tell them this, often ask me one of two questions: What is that? or Why do you like it so much? Right now, you’re probably thinking the former to yourself, because not many people know all that much about these Japanese cartoons and comics. But I really like them, everything about them, from the style of art to the funny one-liners to the incredibly touching story lines. Every manga series...













Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
253 Words
There is a Quaker saying: ''Let your life speak.'' Describe the environment in which you were raised--your family, home, neighborhood or community--and how it influenced the person you are today. (200-250 words) I always look forward to family gatherings, when all twenty-three members of my dad’s family and the seven members of my mom’s family come together to celebrate whatever is going on. We come mostly from Nashville (there are 17 of us), but there are some from...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
338 Words
In Tom Stoppard's play Arcadia, one of the characters says, "It's the wanting to know that makes us matter." What would you like to know? I love music; it’s one of my many passions. There’s nothing like the thrill of finding a new band to “get really into” or re-listening to one of my older favorite songs. And I always have to listen to music while I drive. A car ride without music doesn’t happen while I...





Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
276 Words
For some, it's politics or sports or reading. For others, it may be researching solar power fuel cells or arranging hip-hop mash-ups. What makes you tick? (200-250 words) I’ve read over forty Japanese manga series, each one with a unique and captivating story line; and every time I read a new series, I feel like I’ve opened up a new chapter to my life. The characters become part of my world, people I can relate to, people who...





Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
419 Words
I like to imagine myself sitting on a bench, overlooking Lake Michigan on a breezy spring day, reading a good book. All around me, students are decked out in their purple clothing hustling to class. I get up and begin to walk to mine. I love Northwestern for many different reasons. Being one of the top universities in the country, I know I’ll get an amazing education, especially enrolled in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences. Whether it...







Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
112 Words
Which aspects of Tufts' curriculum or undergraduate experience prompt your application? In short: ''Why Tufts?'' (50-100 words) Tufts University has a broad range of courses that excite me. Being able to study such a breadth of classes makes me eager to learn. I’m extremely interested in studying languages, especially Japanese; Tufts gives me the opportunity to learn it, as well as many other languages. This interest, along with my fascination of other cultures, makes the atmosphere of Tufts...



Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
446 Words
My main hope for college is to learn as much as possible. While this may sound cliché and typical, it’s true. But my hunger for knowledge extends beyond the classroom. I want to feel and experience what I’m learning, whatever it may be. I want my surroundings to be diverse with cultures and people, allowing me to learn from their stories and experiences. I know I could bring something special to a community like this, the community that...







College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
45 Words
I made sure to chose teachers that I had a legitimate personal relationship with,...