College Admissions Info

Harrison College Downtown, ‘17
Criminal Justice and Corrections

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Tamala Baker
From: Indianapolis , Indiana
Gender: Female
First Gen College Student: No
Race/Ethnicity: Black / African American, Native American, White Non-Hispanic
Admission: Regular Decision, Transfer
Applied To: 1 school
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Denied At:
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Arabic, French

Test Scores

SAT Prep:

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Religious
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
Explanation of Any Low Grades:

Extracurriculars & Awards

Extracurricular Activities: Diversity Committee / Minority Initiative
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement : Death of a loved one
293 Words
Every time someone I love dies, I cannot help thinking of the impermanence of life and what I must do to strive to prolong that inevitable moment or at least expire due to less problematic reasons. My most recent loss is my father, William David Baker. He was only four months shy of his sixty-fifth birthday and had given up hope of becoming the success that he had envisioned for himself. As a result, he began the slow suicide of...

Supplemental Essay: Issue of personal significance
498 Words
College is important to me because proving one's knowledge is a must in today's workforce; plus, it was a goal that I set for myself decades ago, but never accomplished. When I was a teenager, it wasn't that difficult finding decent paying jobs with a mere high school diploma. Most likely because of advanced technology and increased competitiveness in big business, proven education is a requirement for some of the basest jobs. For example, I inquired on an online job-matching...

College Admissions Advice

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
184 Words
I used a combination of funding resources to pay for college. Had I had the foresight to see how difficult it would be to make a comfortable living, I most likely would have finished my education when I was young and my mind was not bogged down with the stress of working jobs beneath my...