College Admissions Info

JRossell
JRossell
Ohio State University - Columbus ‘17
BA, Sociology

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

I'm a third year sociology student at The Ohio State University. I'm involved with a community service group and am a co-founder of the popular Instagram food account 2betches1plate.
From: Livingston , New Jersey
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Early Action
Applied To: 9 schools
Accepted At: Ohio State, Penn State, UMD, Binghamton, Indiana, UDel, UMass, TU
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes

Test Scores

1850
SAT
31
ACT
Converted SAT Score: 1320
Highest SAT: 1850
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High School Performance

3.67
GPA
Top 50%
Rank
High School Type: Public
AP / IB Classes and Scores:
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Lacrosse, Field Hockey
Extracurricular Activities: Jewish Student Union
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Story central to identity
515 Words
We all carry things with us, things we could never imagine would weigh so much, things we could never imagine to live without, and things we could never imagine to live with. We carry the intangible and tangible, the positive and negative, and the meaningful and meaningless. I carry seventeen years of love and hatred, years of memories, and years of objects. At seventeen, I carry my keys and my wallet. Since my seventeenth birthday, there hasn’t been a...







Supplemental Essay: Explaining low grades/scores
110 Words
I believe my standardized tests scores are a better and more accurate reflection of my ability to succeed and perform well. Throughout high school, I pushed myself to take a more rigorous schedule. As an active student, I had difficulty in Honor and AP classes, which is reflected in my transcript. When it came time to take the ACT however, I did not use the assistance of outside help, and I believe I performed well. The test better displays my...



Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
373 Words
The University of Michigan student body is something I have aspired to be a part of since I was a little third grader walking around sporting blue and maize football apparel, telling all my friends and family that Ann Arbor is the place I wanted to go to college. Now that it comes time to actually apply, the question I often get is “why?” The University of Michigan College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts, one of the most prestigious...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
393 Words
University of Maryland Question 2012-2013 “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” - Aristotle The intellectual, social and cultural differences embraced by the University of Maryland are integral to the fabric of our community. The strength of the University is realized through the contributions of every member of our campus. We understand each individual is a result of his/her personal background and experiences. Describe the parts that add up to the sum of you. To sum...







Supplemental Essay: Unique question posed by school
284 Words
University of Michigan- What community do you belong to? “Short people got no reason to live,” are the famous words sung by Randy Newman, a member of the short community himself. I am part of that short community, being made fun of when my feet don’t touch the ground when sitting at a desk, having to use a stool to reach the cabinet above the microwave, or having to move the seat in the car all the way forward...





Additional Essay Details:
39 Words
I worked on my essays without the help of an outside paid source. I feel that I am a good writer and editor and relied on my parents to help edit my essays. All of my ideas are original.

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
56 Words
I think being involved in community service is huge to a college application. It really allows an...





What set me apart from other applicants
53 Words
I think my origianality set me apart from other applicants. As important as it is to...





Additional material sent in after waitlisted or deferred
70 Words
I was deferred from my dream school- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. As much as this hurt, it drove me to...





How I chose schools to apply to
61 Words
It's important to know what you want and why. The biggest question is why us, and that's only...