College Admissions Info

Southern Connecticut State University, ‘19
BS, Nursing

Profile Overview

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

Student Background

Hi, My name is Olivia Micca. I am a freshman Nursing major at Southern Connecticut State University and I am involved in a club there called Colleges Agaisnt Cancer
From: New Fairfield , Connecticut
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White Non-Hispanic
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision
Applied To: 5 schools
Accepted At: Southern CT, CCSU, Western CT, Keene
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Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Spanish

Test Scores

Converted SAT Score: 1090
Highest SAT: 1490
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High School Performance

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High School Type: Public
Academic Performance in High School: Some good some bad
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Extracurriculars & Awards

Sports: Volleyball
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College Application Essays

Personal Statement: Leadership experience
437 Words
Ever since my freshman year of high school I have taken part of Relay for Life of New Fairfield’s Planning Committee. Relay for Life is an all night event where people walk around tracks to raise money for cancer research and awareness. Over the years I have been apart of the Survivor and Caregiver subcommittee. We plan events to honor the fight that all of the Survivors in our town and surrounding towns have given to win their battles...

Supplemental Essay: Explaining low grades/scores
5 Words
Explained my concussion and surgery

Additional Essay Details:
66 Words
The last semester of sophomore year I needed to get knee surgery and the surgery cost me two weeks of missed work that was difficult to keep up on and impacted my grades immensely. A few months after that I wound up with a concussion right before finals and because of my low final grades my GPA was not as high as it should of been.

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
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Greek Life,...

What I’d change about my school if I were student body president
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More events...

Recommended summer activities during high school and college
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Summer jobs...

Why I ultimately chose my school
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I loved the campus and...