College Admissions Info

marniewells
marniewells
Pennsylvania State University - University Park ‘17
BS, Marketing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Intern at Inspired Beauty
From: Roslyn Heights , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian, Black / African American, White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 8 schools
Accepted At: Penn State, UDel, Syracuse, Ohio State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Highest SAT: 0
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High School Performance

3.60
GPA
Top 25%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Track & Field, Softball, Tennis
Extracurricular Activities: Charity Drive Organizing, Conservancy Volunteer, Emergency Medical Service / Fire Dept Volunteer, Students Against Drunk Driving (Destructive Decisions) (SADD)
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: One moment that changed you
571 Words
The doorbell rang. Mom scurried to answer it. I strained to overhear the muffled words from an unfamiliar voice as I listened from my room. “Mindy, the results came back positive. You have melanoma.” Melanoma? Cancer. My mom has cancer? Did I hear it correctly? My heart began to pound faster and faster. My mind raced, refusing to accept what I had just heard. This must be a mistake! Surely my determined, full-of-life, beautiful mother couldn’t be sick. That...









Supplemental Essay: Explaining low grades/scores
553 Words
Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, was known as a man of few words. Notwithstanding, one quote attributed to him speaks to me: Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. This particular aphorism not only personally resonates,...









Additional Essay Details:
544 Words
Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, was known as a man of few words. Notwithstanding, one quote attributed to him speaks to me: Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. This particular aphorism not only personally resonates,...









College Admissions Advice

Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
303 Words
Wisconsin is a large school with a ton of spirit and great academic opportunities. With over 160 undergraduate majors to choose from I would be sure to find a major, as I am going in as undeclared freshman year. I look forward to taking a wide range of courses and am confident that the academic programs at Wisconsin will allow and help me to find my niche. Throughout high school, I have participated in a multitude of community services; from working at Winthrop Hospital, to mentoring kids with learning disabilities, and to cooking with kids every Saturday, I have embraced each...







Whether I used a private admissions counselor, and advice I received
26 Words
Helped really organize myself. With applying to many...