JRossell
JRossell,
Ohio State ‘17
B.A., Sociology
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.
Features Included
6
Essays
9
Schools
9
Scores
4
Advice
1
ECs
2
Sports

Background

Hometown Livingston, New Jersey
GenderFemale
EthnicityHispanic
AdmissionEarly Action
English First Language Yes

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park (University Park, PA)
  • University of Maryland - College Park (College Park, MD)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • Binghamton University - SUNY (Binghamton, NY)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)
  • University of Delaware (Newark, DE)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • Towson University (Towson, MD)
Tap/click a school logo above to view essays and advice specific to that school.

Ohio State University - Columbus (Columbus, Oh)

Applied for a B.A. in Sociology

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: No

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

These essays haven't been tagged by school. Click school logos above to see tagged essays.

Personal Statement
515 Words
Story central to identity
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...
Read more...
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...
Read more...
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...
Read more...
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...
Read more...
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...
Read more...
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.
Read more...

General 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...
Read more...
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...
Read more...
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...
Read more...
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...
Read more...

High School Performance

GPA
3.67
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 50%
 
High School TypePublic
Academic Performance in High School Steady

Test Scores

Highest ACT
31
 
ACT Score Details
 
ACT Prep
Highest SAT
1850
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1320
SAT Prep
SAT IIs

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details5 classes and scores

Sports

SportsLacrosse, Field Hockey

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesJewish Student Union
Elaborate on Extracurriculars or Work

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences
Application Additional Materials

Similar Profiles

duke2019
Duke ‘19


Accepted to Duke, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Georgetown, UVA, UMich

Duke University freshman. Likely philosophy major, comp sci/econ minor.
Rfree707
Ohio State ‘17


Accepted to UChicago, Ohio State, Case, UMich, WashU

I am a psychology researcher and pre-dentistry student in the honors program at The Ohio State University.
jrg587
UVA ‘14


Accepted to UVA, UMich, Emory, Tulane, Indiana

Teacher & Student
mizauey
Brown ‘20


Accepted to Brown, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, Cal Poly, Washington, USC, Utah

Hi! I am an incoming freshman for the Brown University Class of 2020. I am from the San Francisco Bay Area and spend my time doing outdoor activities and sports. I will study biomedical engineering on a Pre-Med and then attend medical school.
lynn95
UPenn ‘18


Accepted to UPenn, Tulane

Applying to college was great.