College Admissions Info

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, ‘16
BS, Public Health

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I go to U of I in Urbana-Champaign. I am Secretary of the Illini Women's Water Polo Club, a member of Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, as well as a member of the Foundation for the International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC).
From: Glenview , Illinois
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Admission: Regular Decision
Is English First Language: No
Other Language(s) Spoken: Polish, French

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 950
Highest SAT: 1290
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High School Performance

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

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Swimming/Diving, Water Polo
Extracurricular Activities: Key Club, World/Global Affairs Club
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College Application Essays

Living Library The world was just pages in a history book until I traveled to Poland the summer after freshman year. Rather than looking at pictures and reading stories, I actually lived history when I spent long afternoons travelling and touring the old cities of Krakow, Lublin, and Warsaw. Here, I learned about the basics of my Polish heritage by visiting museums, historical monuments, and quaint underground restaurants exclusive to those parts of Poland. However, the most eye-opening part of...

College Admissions Advice

My advice about getting recommenders
174 Words
I asked my Physics teacher from Junior year and my AP US History and AP Macroeconomics teacher to write my letters of recommendation. I chose my physics teacher because I was one of the top female in my class and I received a Science award for this. Physics was arguably my favorite...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
174 Words
U of I was not my first choice in schools, but after I found a roommate that I clicked with online on a facebook group, I felt a little better about the school. Today, I can say that I do not regret coming to U of I because I have had some...

My extracurricular activities in college, and why I chose them
106 Words
The extracurricular that I am mainly involved in is Illini Women's Club Water Polo. I have made some of my best friends through this club and have had the opportunity to travel...