Residency: Newport Coast, California
School: Sage Hill School
Intended Major: Art History
Age: Rising 12th grader
Sonia has a 4.03 GPA, which places her at the top of her class. Art history is her main academic interest. She has studied modern and ancient art history in art history classes. As a president of the Art and Design Club in school, she enjoys creative arts and serves as a designer and contributor to a student publication.
★ Case Western Reserve University + Scholarship
★ Northeastern University
What challenges did she face?
- She had to learn new vocabulary and concepts that she had never heard of before.
- She was given research papers that were higher than her level and was required to write a college-level research paper as well.
The mentor holds positions as a core curriculum instructor in Art Humanities and a Teaching Assistant in Art, History, and Archaeology at Columbia University. His key study interests are Greek and Roman archaeology.
How did our program help her?
- She finished the program with a research paper that would be suitable for a college application.
- The mentor has agreed to write a reference letter when she is ready to apply to colleges.