College Admissions Info

University of Detroit Mercy, ‘18
BS, Dental Hygiene

Profile Overview

Profile contains
  • High School Performance
  • 2 supplemental essays
  • 5 advice topics

Student Background

From: Livonia, MI , Michigan
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Asian
Legacy: No
Admission: Regular Decision, Early Decision
Applied To: 3 schools
Accepted At: UMich - Dearborn, Wayne State
Denied At:
Waitlisted At:
Withdrew From:
Is English First Language: Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken: Vietnamese

Test Scores

None Reported

High School Performance

(no specification of weighting)
Top 50%
High School Type: Other Private
Academic Performance in High School: Steady

Extracurriculars & Awards

None reported

College Application Essays

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
876 Words
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” This quote by Helen Keller expresses the emotion and compassion needed to fulfill one’s dream and achieve one’s ultimate goal. Throughout all my accomplishments and disappointments, I have always depended on my faith, values, and personal beliefs to guide me through every aspect of life. My main goal in the next four years is to attend a fantastic university that will help...

Supplemental Essay: “Why us” school essay
462 Words
Dental hygiene is a dynamic professional career that provides teamwork, personal satisfaction, various employment opportunities, and exceptional benefits. It is a career that is valuable to me because dental hygiene offers an extensive range of challenges as well as rewards that will be advantageous to my personal growth and intellect. Volunteering at a dental office, I have learned the importance of teamwork, patient care, and the functions of a successful dental office. Furthermore, as a licensed dental hygienist, I would...

College Admissions Advice

Most popular extracurricular activities at my college
19 Words
Greek Life, Student Government Associations, Intramural...

Whether I took out loans or applied for scholarships, and my advice
70 Words
You may receive a merit scholarship for 4 years of undergrad (without application) the amount depending on your final GPA in high...

Why I ultimately chose my school
41 Words
I'm in the Dental Hygiene program and my school, University of Detroit...

What I like about my school’s location and culture
62 Words
UDM is set in Detroit but it is a gated campus and the school's Public Safety crew does a...

My favorite course thus far, and why
76 Words
I absolutely love my anatomy & physiology courses (lecture & lab). It's a really fast paced course but the professors are always available to talk...