College Admissions Info

will7571
will7571
Macalester College ‘19
BS, Biology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Student-athlete from a small town studying biology/pre-med at Macalester College.
From: Glenwood , Minnesota
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Decision, Recruited for Sport
Applied To: 1 school
Accepted At: Macalester
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

34
ACT
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High School Performance

4.22
GPA
Top 1%
Rank
High School Type: Public
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Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Football , Baseball, Basketball, Track & Field
Extracurricular Activities: Boy/Girl Scouts, National Honor Society, American Red Cross
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College Application Essays

Adversity comes and goes and what I have learned is to just roll with the hits and focus on one thing at a time until you are able to work yourself out of a pinch. I learned this when I had to deal with the adversity of 2 weeks of makeup school work after having been in Honduras for that time. Last February, I went to Honduras as part of a medical team to deliver medical care to a poor rural...





Supplemental Essay: Diversity statement
621 Words
Growing up in the town I did, the closest thing I knew to a traffic jam was three cars stuck behind a tractor. When I needed to give directions, I would always give them in relation to the stoplight. No need to specify which stoplight I meant since there was only one in the county. There are people who would believe that since I come from a small, sleepy town like Glenwood, Minnesota, I would have nothing to offer the...









Additional Essay Details:
52 Words
At a college like Macalester that puts an emphasis on diversity and internationalism, being from a small local town was a disadvantage, but I demonstrated how that would still set me apart and was clear that I was open to new people and new experiences so would therefore fit in on campus.

College Admissions Advice

How to increase chances at my school
55 Words
If you play a sport, don't hesitate to contact the coaches! They would love to talk to...





What I like about my school’s location and culture
57 Words
You can't beat Mac's location in the twin cities. There is always something to do either on...