College Admissions Info

Pennsylvania State University - University Park, ‘15
BA, Psychology

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • Test Scores
  • High School Performance
  • Extracurriculars & Awards
  • Personal statement
  • 3 advice topics

Student Background

From: New Rochelle , New York
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 6 schools
Accepted At: UMass, Binghamton, Penn State, SUNY Albany
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1290
Highest SAT: 1800
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High School Performance

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Top 25%
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, School Newspaper/Magazine/Journalism
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Issue of personal significance
1047 Words
As a child, I prided myself on many things that may seem insignificant now but meant the world to me then. The fact that I was the first kid to learn how to blow a bubble with my chewing gum made me feel like the coolest girl in preschool. Whenever I read aloud to the class, my teachers were always amazed at my extensive vocabulary and my ability to read the “big words”. But, most importantly, when in first grade...

College Admissions Advice

Post-college plans
100 Words
I believe based on myself and the other people I know that applied to Penn State, they really take into consideration the college (Liberal Arts, Business, etc.) you apply to...

My advice about getting recommenders
68 Words
Teachers I felt close to wrote my recommendation letters. As many students would agree, make sure to form relationships with...

How I chose schools to apply to
76 Words
My guidance counselor was extremely helpful about choosing school I should apply to. I definitely applied to a wide range of schools with...