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SophieCSophieC Posts: 209Registered User Junior Member
edited February 2006 in Williams College
Rank: 1 out of 32 - public school
GPA: 97.32
ACT: 32 (I took again in febuary and i dont know the score yet...)

EC:
Founded the WCS "Mathletes"
Drama Club- Secretary- participated in Cinderelly, Oklahoma, Grease, The King and I, Show of Disney
NHS- Secretary
French Club President since 9th grade
Girl Scouts silver and gold awards
Editor of School Newspaper

SPORTS:

Varsity soccer 9, 10, 11, 12
2nd team all star, 2nd team all star, 1st team all star, 3rd team all state (NY)
Broke school scoring record
highest scorer in area(over 15 schools)
Started Basketball in 10th grade- moved up to V. in 10th- started in 11th
SOftball
SKiing- Participated in the Junior Olympics in Freestyle SKiing. Top 50 in the courtry, top 5 in the state

Volunteering: Just NHS work and Girl Scouts- for my silver award I raised over 2000 dollars and got voluneer carpenters to build 3 tent platforms in a camping area at the local town beach

JOBS:

Dishwasher
Ski Instructor- PSIA certified
Summer Camp counsler

Also: I won the national coachville essay contest and won a trip to new orleans and $
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Replies to: chances

  • gardenstategirlgardenstategirl Posts: 45Registered User Junior Member
    the gold award ought to help a lot. i got in and i'd say the GA was one of the strongest points of my application. williams doesn't have evaluative interviews, but i did interview at other schools and they didn't really care about most of my activiites but when i said gold award they sat straight up and grabbed their notepads and scribbled a lot.
  • ClayleasClayleas Posts: 112Registered User Junior Member
    Sophie,
    Make sure that you contact the coach(es) in the sport(s) that you would be able to compete in at the D3 level. If the coach is interested and recruits you, your chances will increase considerably.
  • driverdriver Posts: 4,148- Senior Member
    Agree with Clayleas about talking to coaches. Even if you aren't an official "recruit" it can make a big difference for a serious scholar-athlete, which you appear to be. They really network up there. I think you look like a great Williams applicant.
  • rhapsodynshadowrhapsodynshadow Posts: 376Registered User Member
    wow, your graduating class is 32? at a public school? That's insane! I'm jealous. I'm competing against 821 of my dearest friends for good rankings. You look like a solid candidate. Williams likes student-athletes
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