College Admissions Info

katewalker1
katewalker1
Pennsylvania State University - University Park ‘17
BA, Marketing, Public Relations

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

18 years old, From New York.
From: North Salem , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No, Sibling
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: Penn State, UMD, UDel, Indiana
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

1690
SAT
30
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1210
Highest SAT: 1690
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High School Performance

3.40
GPA
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High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Low at first but improved
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Basketball
Extracurricular Activities: Athletics Organization
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College Application Essays

​I’m sitting at a tiny, uncomfortable desk, staring at a tall man, anxiously waiting for him to hand out the tests. I just want to get this over with. I am already starting to overheat and my stomach is rumbling. Thoughts are spinning in my head. What is my mom going to make for dinner? What are my friends doing right now? Why can’t I be sleeping in my bed? Why did I wear this shirt today? But...









Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
12 Words
Why I chose specific schools based on academics, sports, campus lifestyle, etc.

Additional Essay Details:
637 Words
Coming from a very small, homogenous high school and community, I am interested in attending a large university that embraces diversity, that will force me to become my own person amongst thousands of peers, and that will offer much more than just classroom learning.  Wisconsin offers all of this, and more.             Throughout high school, I have challenged myself with AP and honors classes, and I hope to continue challenging myself as I focus my studies on my major. I am...









College Admissions Advice

How I chose schools to apply to
205 Words
I chose specific schools to apply to based on many different things. I looked into the campus lifestyle and how many students were at each school. I knew I wanted a big school, so once I knew this I was able to narrow down the options. Then, I looked into the sports part of the school. I knew I wanted a school...