College Admissions Info

moirahorn
moirahorn
University of Notre Dame ‘17
BA, Women’s Studies

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi there! I am a sophomore at The University of Notre Dame studying Pre-Med and Gender Studies
From: Lakewood
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Action
Applied To: 11 schools
Accepted At: Case, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Ohio, Alabama, U San Fran, Kenyon, Loyola U Chicago, Fordham, Pitt
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Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1790
SAT
32
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1280
Highest SAT: 1790
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High School Performance

4.40
GPA
Top 5%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Local Orchestra / Symphony / Band, Marching Band, Model Congress / Model UN, National Honor Society, School Jazz / Orchestra, Tutoring/Mentoring
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College Application Essays

I breathe in; I breathe out. My shoes click with the wooden stage as they rub against the massive blisters that scar my heels. My heart beats rapidly while the girls that ridiculed me snicker. Meanwhile, my family, teachers, and classmates encourage me with their smiles. I think of the hours of drills, the hours of practice, and the hours of dreaming of first place. I breathe in; I breathe out. It all disappears as I point my toe and...







Supplemental Essay: Strong beliefs/principles
172 Words
Michel de Montaigne, a 16th Century French Philosopher, once said, “I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.” As an affluent bourgeois lawyer, Michel and I have very little in common. Nevertheless, his profound quote has remained taped to my bedroom wall since my early childhood. Unfortunately, year by year, I strayed from this creed. I tried to sit with the cool kids at lunch; I barely uttered a thought of my...



Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
173 Words
I have grown up surrounded by rich, Irish tradition. As a little girl, my favorite lullaby was “Too Ra Loo Rah;” my favorite holiday was St. Patrick’s Day. My grandfather was one of Cleveland’s first competitive Irish dancers. My first generation, Irish great grandmother never missed a radio broadcast of The University of Notre Dame’s Football games. I consider my heritage to be a major factor in who I am and who I hope to become. The...



Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
335 Words
I leisurely saunter into room A107, lunchbox in hand. This is not my Spanish class, but this room is a good place to study and eat lunch when the cafeteria is too loud and the library is too quiet. I scan the room and settle myself in a seat towards the middle of the room. Spanish, naturally, is one of my favorite classes because we are given the opportunity to learn about different countries. However, I attribute this global interest...





College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
85 Words
If your high school offers any scholarship advice or help, take it. Although I went to a large public high school, there was a representative from...





How I chose schools to apply to
68 Words
Staying organized is SO important. I ended up applying to 12 schools, although ND was always my first choice. I think...





My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
49 Words
I am a member of the Irish Dance Team and the Symphony Orchestra. Being a...





Post-college plans
68 Words
I plan on going to medical school, so from the beginning I found it very important to reach out to...





Why I ultimately chose my school
69 Words
The University of Notre Dame has this Irish-Catholic identity that I felt connected to. I grew up Irish dancing and my...